Retail sale in non-specialized stores with non-food predominating (47.19.2.00)
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Formalities according to the Services Directive
For taking-up and pursuit of a service the follwoing specific service-related formalities (authorisations and notifications) must always be obeyed:
If you want to start a standing trade, you must report this. You must also report the start of operation of a branch office or a dependent branch office, as well as the relocation of the business.
The following authorisations and notifications may be required:
Wenn Sie Waren außerhalb Ihrer regulären Betriebsstätte aus Räumlichkeiten heraus anbieten, könnte es sich um ein Wanderlager handeln, welches bei der zuständigen Gewerbebehörde anzuzeigen ist.
Formalities relating to the employment of workers
If you would like to hire an employee you need to proceed with the following steps. These formalities CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.If the employment is terminated you also have to inform the authorities where the employee has been registered.
When posting employees to Germany, the Employee Posting Act must be observed.
Tax related formalities
For taking-up and pursuit of a service please also consider the following tax related formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:
For service providers who operate across borders without a branch in Germany, there are various special responsibilities and special regulations depending on the tax liability, activity or type of tax.
We would also like to inform you about the following personal formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:
Contract for work and services procedure; application for consent to employ foreign workers under contracts for work and services
If you, as a foreign employer, wish to send foreign workers to Germany under government agreements to perform work contracts, the Federal Employment Agency must first give its approval.
Characteristics and key concepts of the service
This service includes:
- Retail sale of goods from the product range of 5 or more Classes classified under Groups 47.2, 47.3, 47.4, 47.5, 47.6 and 47.7 (not including Class 47.79), with a share in the value added or suitable proxy of less than 50%, but more than 5%, in every case. The share of goods from the product range classified under Group 47.2 must be less than 35%
- Kaufhäuser (Eh. mit Waren verschiedener Art, Hauptrichtung Nicht-Nahrungsmittel)
- Kioske (Eh. mit Waren verschiedener Art, Hauptrichtung Nicht-Nahrungsmittel)
- Tankstellen-Shop (Hauptrichtung Nicht-Nahrungsmittel, Getränke und Tabakwaren)
- Warenhäuser (Eh. mit Waren verschiedener Art, Hauptrichtung Nicht-Nahrungsmittel)