Business operations , dividends, interests, rents, payments arising from intellectual property rights, or property in general then is obliged to comply with the below.
1.Has to issue invoices and receipts of payments for every completed transaction. The invoice, according to the law has to be issued the latest 30 days after the day of the transaction. Otherwise a fine is issued for every month the invoice was not issued.
2.Has to keep accounting books and related articles, prepared with acceptable methods and practices. The accounting books have to be audited by a certified accountant. In the case that a freelancer does not exceed the amount of €70.000 annual turnover, he is not obliged to have audited accounts. He is obliged to keep his accounting books updated until the end of the fourth month after the month were the transactions take place. In other case, if he doesn’t comply with the above, a fine of €100 is issued per semester. The accounting books must be kept for a period of at least 6 months.
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