Type of fiscalization: Hardware/Software
The initial step towards ensuring the stability of the cash register data was the law on the protection against manipulation of digital basic records (so-called “Kassengesetz”), which was introduced at the end of 2016. After that there were several changes and additional regulations that have to be respected.
Initialy, fiscal law in Germany, meaning integration of security system, should start on January 1st 2020. However, it was postponed, so from September 30th, 2020. The base of German fiscalization system is usage of security system (TSE). Every POS has to use security system (TSE) and every POS and TSE have to be reported and registered at tax authority.
TSE is certificated by the government and consist of: security module, secured memory module and digital interface.
March 10, 2020