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KSA: ZATCA announces Penalties for E-Invoicing Violation

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Riyadh – November 24, 2021:

The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority (ZATCA) have released a list of penalties applicable to taxpayers for non-compliance with the e-Invoicing regulations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) ( that will go into effect on 4 December, 2021).

For ease of reference the penalties are listed in the table below :

ViolationsPenalties (SAR)
Non-issuance of E-Inovices or failure to store E-Invoices 5,000 – 50,000
Failure to include the QR Code in the simplified tax invoices/Failure to inform ZATCA of any malfunction that hinder the issuance of E-Invoices Initially, a warning will be sent to the taxpayer. The maximum penalty reach up to 50,000 SAR.
Erasing or amending the E-Invoices after issuance 10,000 – 50,000

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