Other retail sale not in stores not elsewhere classified (47.99.9.00)

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The following formalities are performed by responsible authorities and can also be handled via the Point of Single Contact if necessary. Please specify the location via Change selection. If you choose "To the responsible Point of Single Contact for ..." (if available), the contact details of the responsible Point of Single Contact are displayed. The contact details of the competent authority/-ies are displayed after choosing the formality.

Formalities according to the Services Directive

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:

To the responsible Point of Single Contact

  • Business registration; business registration

    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:

  • Itinerant trade; application for a permit

    If you sell, distribute or purchase goods or offer services commercially outside a commercial establishment without a prior order, you generally need a permit (travel trade permit). You also need a travel trade permit if you carry out entertainment activities as a showman or in the manner of a showman.

Formalities relating to the place of business

Formalities relating to the place of business

In addition to the requirements related to a specific service there are authorisations and/or notification obligations in other legal areas regarding the place of business which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.

Requirements particularly in the areas of construction law, public road legislation, imission control law, water and waste law, listed building regulations and forest law should be taken into account.

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

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.

Tax related formalities

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:

  • Freelance activity; notification of the opening of a business

    The commencement of a freelance activity must be reported directly to the responsible tax office without any formalities. In addition, you must provide the responsible tax office with further information on the legal and factual circumstances relevant for taxation.

Personal formalities

Personal formalities

We would also like to inform you about the following personal formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:

  • Residence; Registration

    If you move into an apartment, you must register with the responsible registration office (municipality, city or administrative community) within two weeks.

Characteristics and key concepts of the service

This service includes:

  • Retail sale of goods of all types, in all forms of distribution not elsewhere classified:
    • Direct sale from the warehouse (with the exception of fuels)
    • Door-to-door selling
    • Selling by vending machines, etc.
  • Auctions not held on sales premises (retail, not including the Internet)
  • Retail by sales representatives (not on sales premises)

Keywords

  • Amway-Handelsvertreter (Haustürverkauf)
  • Annahme von Bestellungen (Versandhandelsvertretung)
  • Auffüllen von Warenautomaten durch den Betreiber
  • Aufstellen von Automaten für Waren aller Art durch den Betreiber
  • Aufstellen von Kaffeeautomaten durch den Betreiber
  • Aufstellen von Verkaufsautomaten durch den Betreiber
  • Automatenaufstellung (Warenautomaten) durch den Betreiber
  • Automatenverkauf
  • Automatenverkauf
  • Bestellagentur (Versandhandelsvertretung)
  • Direktverkauf vom Lager
  • Durchführung von Werbeverkaufsveranstaltungen mit Verkauf (Werbefahrten)
  • Eis (Fahrverkauf)
  • Fahrverkauf
  • Getränkeautomaten, Aufstellen durch den Betreiber
  • Haustürverkauf
  • Haustürverkauf; Haustürverkäufe
  • Hofladen (Selbstvermarktung von landwirtschaftlichen Erzeugnissen)
  • Lagerhandel (Eh. v. Lager)
  • Lagerverkauf (Eh. v. Lager)
  • Tiefkühl-Heimservice
  • Tupperwaren (Haustürverkauf)
  • Vermittlung von Zeitschriften, Abonnements (Haustürverkauf)
  • Versandhandelsvertretung