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In a directive dated 24 March 1998 (DB 1998, 700), the Federal Ministry of Finance has stated that invoices showing amounts including VAT in both German marks and in Euro will be acceptable from 1 January 1999 onwards. Such invoices must clearly indicate that the purpose of showing amounts in both currencies is to enable the recipient to remit payment in the currency of his or her choice.
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The new provisions on accounting and financial reporting came into force on 1 January 2013 and replace the former corresponding general provisions, as well as the specific rules of corporation law.
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