ZUGFeRD is that simple!

You want to transform your outgoing invoices to ZUGFeRD invoices automatically during creation while keeping your current processes and applications? It‘s easy with color marking of CIB markUp! Simply mark the values in your invoicing template, CIB markUp does the rest!


What CIB markUp offers:

  • You keep your invoice layout, your CI isn‘t altered!
  • Marking your invoice template once is enough, regardless of the application you are using. CIB markUp does the rest.
  • Just use the print option in your application. Don‘t worry about ZUGFeRD standard conformity. CIB markUp takes care of that.
  • ZUGFeRD is the new invoicing standard, supported by various German Federal Ministries, trade associations and cooperatives like Datev e.G. and their tax consultants.

With the ZUGFeRD standard you avoid error prone manual capturing of billing information in your invoicing process. Sender and recipient save time and money.

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Advantages:


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Application of CIB markUp

CIB markUp enables small and medium-sized companies to automatically generate ZUGFeRD invoices.
These invoices can be entered without manual effort. Keep the invoice generation processes you have established.

MARK DATA

Custom designed:
Open a preexisting invoice template in your application, i.e. MS Word©, OpenOffice, LibreOffice, MS Excel©, etc.

PROCESSING MARKUP

Mapping
Mark the relevant positions in the invoice template with color. The number of invoice positions is unlimited. The colors correspond to the ZUGFeRD values.

GENERATE INVOICE

Interpretation:
When generating the ZUGFeRD invoice in PDF format the color markup is interpreted. The ZUGFeRD-XML created by CIB markUp is thereby integrated into a PDF/A-3 document.

ECONOMICAL AND FORWARD-LOOKING

The automatic processing saves time and costs for everyone involved. The invoices don‘t have to be sent by post, this shortens the processes also for the recipient. DATEV or tax consultants can process ZUGFeRD invoices automatically and payments are made evidentially faster.

System requirements

CIB markUp is available for Windows in 32 and 64 bit. Versions for unix/linux, solaris/intel, solaris/sparc, AIX/PPC on request.
When using CIB markUp through CIB pdf brewer, Windows is required.

Licensing

Downloading and using CIB markUp in combination with CIB pdf brewer is free.
Create 30 documents a month without license. A watermark is placed on the ZUGFeRD invoice

If you want to create more documents or remove the watermark, you can purchase a license through our shop.

Contact

Do you have questions or require assistance?
Send us an email to isibill@cib.de or call us, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 7 pm
 +49 (0)89 143 60-123


Is there a CIB markUp tutorial?

Yes, our Video-Tutorial (English version coming soon) demonstrates step by step how to create a ZUGFeRD invoice:

How does CIB markUp work?

Just mark the values in your invoice-template that are required for the ZUGFeRD standard with the corresponding color. Upon generation of the PDF document these marked values are written in an XML file and attached to the PDF. The color markings are not visible in the finished ZUGFeRD invoice.

Which programs does CIB markUp support?

CIB markUp works with any software that has a print menu.
It is required that text can be marked with color
i.e MS Word©, OpenOffice, LibreOffice, MS Excel©, etc.

Is there a manual?

Yes there are two. A short description and a detailed manual. Currently only available in German. The English version is coming soon. You can find these here:
Kurzanleitung & Benutzerhandbuch

How much does a CIB markUp license cost?

Downloading and using CIB markUp in combination with CIB pdf brewer is free.
Create 30 documents a month without a license. A watermark is placed on the ZUGFeRD invoice.

If you want to create more documents or remove the watermark, you can purchase a license through our shop.

A CIB markUp license + CIB pdf brewer costs 59 €.

What is ZUGFeRD?

ZUGFeRD is an acronym for „Zentraler User Guide des Forums elektronische Rechnung Deutschland“ which translates to „central user guide of the forum electronic invoice Germany“. The new format for electronically exchanging invoices. ZUGFeRD should replace paper based processes.

Which organisations are behind FeRD?

Quite a few, i.e. the Federal Chancellery, Federal Ministry of Finance, DATEV eG, Federation of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce and more, you can find a complete list here: FeRD members

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