Comprehensive and up to date retention schedules

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Must have retention periods

Stay in compliance with the following must have records retention periods

(and many more)

  • Accounting and legal

    Get in control of records relating to accounting, litigations, contracts, intellectual property, corporate household and treasury.

  • Tax

    Everything necessary for your dealings with tax and customs authorities. Including income tax, VAT and employee wage tax.

  • Human Resources

    Store documents relating to recruitment, HR management, payroll, compensation and benefits, sickness and leave and pensions.

  • Health and Safety

    Keep governmental inspection records, safety data sheets, audits, company doctor records, hazardous exposure records, accident and injury reports and insurance records.

  • Environmental Protection

    Control records relating to waste and emission management and related permits and licenses.

  • Finance

    Store profit and loss accounts, bid activity, cost engineering, accounts payable and accounts receivable.

  • Transport

    Administer transport records relating to shipping and receiving. By air, on water, rail and road.

  • Sales and Marketing

    Manage your sales and marketing records and know your customer obligations.

Additional retention areas that can be found in the book include:

  • Professional Services Industry
  • Banking & Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Data and Privacy
  • Aviation
  • Telecommunication
  • Aviation Industry
  • Energy
  • Electronic
  • Agriculture Industry
  • Electronic Records
  • Agriculture
  • Mining Industry
  • Anti Money Laundering
  • Customs
  • Medical
  • Food Safety
  • Bankruptcy
  • Financial Services Industry
  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Energy Services Industry
  • Corporate
  • Food safety
  • Medical
  • Construction Service Industry
  • Insurance
  • Electronic
  • Insuranace
  • Healthcare Services Industry
  • Electronic
  • Mining
  • Fishing
  • Insolvency

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Book= 2 years free updates + CD + Excel

With the book you get not only two years of free updates on the retention periods of the country of your
choice, you also get a CD with the Excel List of the retention periods mentioned in the book. That is how
you can always check the retention periods even if the book is not at reach.

All info you need

  • Who should store
  • What to store
  • Is it a minimum or maximum term?
  • The exact start of the retention period
  • How long to keep data
  • A link to the legal source
  • Place of retention
  • Language of retention

We are always
adding new countries

China, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Italy, France and many more. We have them. And we are always adding new countries to our collection.

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