orderbird - guaranteed
tax office-compliant

The most important information right at the start: with the orderbird iPad POS system and its software, we have created a tax office-compliant POS system for Germany, Austria, France, and Switzerland.

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orderbird and the tax office - everything you need to know

  1. The POS system which complies with all the rules

    orderbird meets all the requirements of the GoBD and KassenSichV in Germany. Therefore you are always on the safe side. We also fulfill the requirements of the tax office in France and the RKSV in Austria.

  2. Detailed live reporting

    At any time, you have an up-to-date overview of business developments and individual products and product groups in clearly laid out graphics.

  3. Well prepared for the tax inspection

    Our POS software provides reports for a tax inspection or the data export for your tax consultant at the touch of a button.

  4. Well prepared for the tax audit

    All important data for an audit, such as the data acquisition log, can be easily recorded and exported with orderbird.

What are the German GoBD?

GoBD stands for “Grundsätze zur ordnungsmäßigen Führung und Aufbewahrung von Büchern, Aufzeichnungen und Unterlagen in elektronischer Form sowie zum Datenzugriff” (“Basic principles on the proper keeping and storage of financial books, recordings and documents in electronic form as well as data access"). They define in Germany all the requirements that the tax authorities place on accounting and tax-relevant data, whether electronically or in paper form. The guidelines are also laid down here as to how the financial authorities may access electronic data for external audits. If you deal more closely with the topic of the GoBD, you not only know what demands the tax office makes on your accounting, but also what the inspector may or may not do during a tax inspection.

The GoBD have been in force since 1 January 2015. They replaced the previously valid German “Basic principles on data access and verifiability of digital documents” (GDPdU) and the German “Basic principles for proper IT-supported bookkeeping systems” (GoBS).

What is the Austrian Cash Register Requirement?

Cash registers have been compulsory in Austria since May 2016. For the purpose of determining the daily cash receipts, all cash takings must be individually recorded with the help of an electronic cash register, a POS system or other electronic recording systems. The cash register requirement was created in order to prevent sales “off the books” and to reduce inequalities in competition.

Our POS system is 100 percent tax office-compliant and makes your hospitality business even more successful. orderbird helps you to increase your sales, to improve your use of materials and at the same time use to make your staff work more efficiently – regardless of whether in a café, restaurant, food truck or beer garden.

Should legal requirements change, we will adapt the software with a free and automatic update for every innovation.