The so-called fiscalisation of cash registers has already been implemented in many European countries to enable the state to take even stronger action against manipulation of digital cash register records. The aim is to store and archive the data of the respective cash register systems in a tamper-proof manner.
This should guarantee
- the integrity (data cannot be changed after its initial creation and cannot be deleted),
- the authenticity (data are actually from the respective company) and
- the completeness
of the digital basic records.