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 Poland

Poland introduced the Standard Audit File for Tax (SAF-T) on 1 July 2016 for large taxpayers, which is called JPK (Jednolity Plik Kontolny), has became compulsory for all taxpayers .

Components of the monthly/quarterly submissions are as follows:

  • 1- JPK_KR (Accounting books)
  • 2- JPK_WB (Bank statements)
  • 3- JPK_MAG (Warehouse/Storage)
  • 4- JPK_VAT (VAT evidence)
  • 5- JPK_FA (VAT invoices)
  • 6- JPK_PKPIR (Revenue and expense tax books)
  • 7- JPK_EWP (Revenues registry)

An update is expected on the July,2020 in Polish SAF-T which will be mandatory for all companies with annual revenue more than 50 million dolars. A new report including below information will be required.

Details are expected as it follows:


  • - Transaction amounts,
  • - Product and service data
  • - Deadlines for issuing / receiving documents
  • - Shopping/sales dates
  • - Transaction object and purpose
  • - VAT rates or information on the use of VAT exemption
  • - Detailed information on intra-Community transactions and transactions outside the EU
  • - Reverse charge information
  • - Tax liability data

The implementation will basically look like this and require businesses with the following turnover to provide the SAF-T:

January 2020: annual revenue of more than €50,000,000.00
July        2020: everybody, independent from the annual revenue

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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