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Projects:French Fiscal



According to Article 286-I-3 bis of the French tax code (FTC), any VAT liable registering client payments through an accounting software or a cash register, should be using a software or system that fulfills some specific conditions (immutability, security, storage, and archiving of data) for tax administration audit matters.

In Summary, the four below conditions are the regulatory conditions requested by the tax administration:

The tax administration should be able to have an easy access to these data, and the software should also provide a tracking of the data process.

All the functionality related to the above described regulation is delivered as an Openbravo extension module named as "French Fiscal". This new module needs to be installed in any retail company operating in France.

The source code of “French Fiscal" module is the code being certified by the “Laboratoire National de Métrologie et D’essais (LNE)", that is the accredited body located in France.

LNE standard describe the procedures for the certification of cash register systems. Procedures essentially based on art 88 of finance law No. 2015-1785 of 29 Dec 2015 for 2016 and the official bulletin for public finance BOI-TVA-DECLA-30-10-30-20180704, which defines the conditions of

of transaction data that the system must satisfy, besides fiscal scope of the system, the version of the system, the documentation relating to the system and the organisation.


As part of this certification, below listed "regulatory" documentation has been created for the proper operation of cash register systems in France.

French version

File:Conception générale v2.pdf

File:Spécifications fonctionnelles v3.pdf

File:Spécifications techniques v5.pdf

File:Maintenance v3.pdf

File:Manuel d'exploitation v4.pdf

File:Manual d'utilisation v4.pdf

File:Guide de l'administration fiscale v4.pdf

File:Manuel d'utilisation Openbravo Web POS v1.pdf

English version

File:OB General Design File version 3.0.pdf

File:OB Functional Specification File version 3.0.pdf

File:OB Technical Specification File version 5.0.pdf

File:OB Maintenace File version 3.0.pdf

File:OB Operations Manual version 4.0.pdf

File:OB User Guide version 4.0.pdf

File:OB Tax Authority Guide version 4.0.pdf

File:Openbravo Web POS User Guide version 1.0.pdf

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