What is SAF-T?

SAF-T; is a regulation that introduces the Standard Audit File for Tax, which will be the standard method to regularly check a company's tax control framework.

The goal of SAF-T is to improve and deepen the process of tax and treasury audit and to identify main areas of non-compliance in tax reporting.

SAF-T brought significant benefits to the tax authorities in countries in which this solution has been already implemented. Such biggest benefits; reduction of costs and duration of audits, increased effectiveness, ability to conduct audit of few takes at once.


SAF-T in Austria

SAF-T was introduced in Austria in 2009 and is currently only required on demand.

This means that the Austrian tax authorities will let you know when they need this file, which will be mainly before a VAT audit is due.

The required file structure for Austrian SAF-T

  • - Enterprise master data:
    • Chart of Accounts
    • Customer and supplier master data
    • Product master data
  • - General Ledger and accounting journals
  • - Inventory movement data
  • - Invoiced: sales; purchases
  • - Fixed asset statement

How Can SNI Help You?

- A single partner for all countries:
At SNI, our primary objective is to be the global partner to help our customers remain compliant in this new digital world.

- End-to-end solution all three major steps in one single SAP add-on:
SNI covers all three 3 main layers for digital tax reporting and regulatory compliance

SNI SAF-T Solution Architecture

Support for a long-term relationship

Main Features of SNI add-ons

  • - Fully integrated into SAP without an external interface or use of external software
  • - Globally registered «/SNI/» namespace for all objects
  • - SAP Version independent. Supports SAP ERP 4.7 and higher and also S/4HANA versions
  • - SAP release and upgrade independent; implemented without core modification
  • - ABAP is the programming language
  • - Installation is done simply by external transport file
  • - All developments under a package
  • - XML data stored in /SNI/ tables
  • - Compatibility – working with XI/PI or e-invoice integrators
  • - Standard SAP authorization used
  • - User-friendly screens
  • - Own customized tables
  • - Own transaction codes and menus

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