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When setting up your remit-to-address , your VAT ID must be in the following format: CHE 999.999.999 MWST

All tax amounts must include the alternateAmount  and alternateCurrency  attributes. The alternate currency must be set to CHF.

See Providing Amounts in Local Currency for more info.


When adding a tax exempt line or creating a reverse change invoice, add this element to your cXML:

<Description xml:lang="en-US">Line level exemption reason</Description>

Include the <Description> element immediately after <tax-amount>. It's required when the TaxDetails category contains an exemption. For more information, see Add Tax Exemption Details to an Invoice.


The following extrinsics are required to send a compliance-assured Swiss invoice. You may require additional extrinsics specific to your industry or billing situation:

  • LatePaymentPenalties
  • EarlyPaymentProvisions
  • DueDate
  • ExchangeRate

See Adding Extrinsics to Your Invoice for more info.

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