The QR-bill: Advantageous for you too! Since 30 June 2020.
The QR-bill creates the basic for more efficient payment transactions – for all participants. You should therefore undertake all necessary measures early on so that incoming QR-bills can by paid automatically!
What to do so that your company can profit from the QR-bill
Budget and start the project sufficiently early
Analyze how your company pays bills today
With a payment instruction? In e-banking? Via payment software with file transfer? Or on the basis of more complex accounts payable processes with different software solutions?
Where action is required
In accounts payable bookkeeping and the payment software. Check the creditors master data and supplement it with IBANS and, if needed, with QR-IBANs. Are your readers or scanning platforms compatible? Make sure that you hardware and software QR codes can be read and processed.
These are the changes for bill recipients
A QR code contains all payment-relevant data
The Swiss QR Code
New payment references
"QR reference" and "Creditor Reference"
Account number formats
Now only IBAN or “QR-IBAN”
These are your benefits as a bill recipient
Simplified bill processing
One QR code for all payment types and payment references. Simple and secure capturing of the payment data in the Swiss QR Code with readers and smartphones.
All payment information integrated in the Swiss QR Code
Increased automation of accounts payment processes. Improved data quality through more information and more precise information in a standardized form.
Fewer reading errors
The option of scanning all payment-relevant data from the Swiss QR Code makes more efficient payment processing possible.
Saves time and money through reduced manual effort
Through continuous, automated payment references from the payment initiator to the recipient.
Digital and on paper
The QR-bill supports both: Digital payments and those handled by mail or at the post office counter.