Legally compliant POS systems

The legal requirements for POS systems have changed significantly in recent years. Of course, SmartCafe fits the current requirements of GoBD

Legal requirements of GDPdU/GoBD

Since 01.01.2017 all electronic cash registers used in Germany must be GDPdU / GoBD compliant. This means that the funds must comply with the "principles of proper accounting".

This means among other things:
  • Incomes and expenditures must be stored seperately
  • The data must be available at all times, immediately readable and machine-evaluable
  • Required documents such as manuals, work instructions, operating and programming instructions must be provided
  • Individual data including structural data must be made available in a format that can be read by the tax office
  • All data must be kept for 10 years (in electronic form, complete, without data compression)
  • The data in the cash register must be stored tamper-proof and unchangeable
Note: The blue image GmbH can and may not act as a consultant in tax and legal matters. The information on this page is as of June 2019 and is not exhaustive and does not replace expert advice from a tax adviser or solicitor. Any liability is excluded. Please contact your tax adviser or lawyer for further information.

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