An adjusted form for the VAT return 2024 (German abbreviated: USt-VA) was published.
The form and the instructions for 2024 have been finalized.
The form together with the instruction was published by the Federal Ministry of Finance (German abbreviated: BMF) on November 1st, 2023. It has been available to developers in the protected ELSTER developer area since June 2023.
No significant changes were made to the form compared to 2023. The changes are only of an editorial or printing nature.
The instructions have been re-edited and partially supplemented. Instead of the nominal style, the verbal style is now used. Due to the scope of changes, they are not summarized within this overview.
ELSTER ERiC libraries
On October 23rd, 2023, the so-called BETA version of the ERiC libraries with the corresponding plugin for USt-VA 2024 was published. The productive plugin was released on November 27th, 2023. With the plugin, productive transmission should be possible as of January 1st, 2024.
The form and the adapted instructions (dated November 1st, 2023) can be accessed under the following link:
BMF-Schreiben vom 02.10.2023 (GZ: III C 3 – S 7344/19/10001 :005, DOK: 2023/1043220)
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