Agents involved in the sale of household textiles, household furnishing articles of textile materials and floor coverings (

If you select a location, the contact details of the responsible Point of Single Contact and the responsible authority as well as locally valid information will be displayed.

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 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:

  • Taxes; information for cross-border activities

    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.

Characteristics and key concepts of the service

This service includes:

  • Agents involved in the sale of decorative fabrics and furniture fabrics, drapes, decorative blankets and pillows, chair and armchair cushions, and the like
  • Agents involved in the sale of carpets and rugs, textile and non-textile floor coverings
  • Agents involved in the sale of mattresses, quilts and other duvets, pillows, and other bedding
  • Agents involved in the sale of home and table linens, e.g. hand towels, bath and dish towels, tablecloths, cloth napkins, bed linens


  • Artikel für die Innenausstattung, konfektionierte, textile, V.
  • Badematten aus Gummi, V.
  • Badetücher, V.
  • Badezimmergarnituren aus Frottiergewebe, V.
  • Bettdecken, V.
  • Bettfedern, V.
  • Betttücher, V.
  • Bettvorleger (Teppiche, Läufer), V.
  • Bettwaren, V.
  • Bettwäsche aus Zellstoff, V.
  • Bodenbeläge , V.
  • Brokatkissen, V.
  • Brücken aus Fellen, V.
  • Brücken, textile, V.
  • Daunen, V.
  • Daunendecken, V.
  • Decken aus Pelz (Bettwaren), V.
  • Decken (Bettwaren), V.
  • Dekorationsstoffe, V.
  • Diwandecken, V.
  • Federkernmatratzen, V.
  • Felldecken und -teppiche, V.
  • Flach-, Ober- und Unterbetten, V.
  • Fliesen (Bodenbelag), V.
  • Frottiertücher, V.
  • Fußbodenbelag , V.
  • Fußsäcke, V.
  • Gardinen, V.
  • Gardinenstoff, V.
  • Geschirrtücher, V.
  • Gläsertücher, V.
  • Gobelins , V.
  • Gummimatten, V.
  • Handtücher aus textilem Material, V.
  • Haus-, Bett- und Tischwäsche aus textilem Material, V.
  • Haustextilien , V.
  • Hauswäsche aus textilem Material, V.
  • Heim- und Haustextilien , V.
  • Heim- und Haustextilien, V.
  • Inletts, V.
  • Innenrollos, V.
  • Jalousien, textile, V.
  • Kelims, V.
  • Kettstuhlware (Gardinenstoff), V.
  • Kinderbettartikel aus textilem Material, V.
  • Kissen mit Füllung, V.
  • Kokosfasermatten, V.
  • Konfektionswaren aus Textilien (Haus-, Bett- und Tischwäsche), V.
  • Kopfkissen, V.
  • Kunststoffbodenbelag, V.
  • Latexmatratzen, V.
  • Läufer, V.
  • Linoleum, V.
  • Linoleumbodenbeläge, V.
  • Markisenstoff, V.
  • Matratzen, V.
  • Matratzenauflagen, V.
  • Matratzendrell aus Baumwolle, V.
  • Matratzenschoner, V.
  • Möbelbezüge, V.
  • Möbelstoffe, V.
  • Nadelfilzbodenbeläge, V.
  • Nähwirkstoffe, V.
  • Ober- und Unterbetten, V.
  • Paramente (Erzeugnisse der Bandweberei und -flechterei), V.
  • Pelzdecken und -teppiche, V.
  • Plaids, V.
  • Plumeaus, V.
  • Putztücher, V.
  • Raschelware (Gardinenstoff), V.
  • Raumtextilien, V.
  • Reformunterbetten, V.
  • Reisedecken, V.
  • Rheumadecken, V.
  • Rosshaarkissen, gesteppte, V.
  • Schaumgummimatratzen, nicht überzogen, V.
  • Schaumstoffmatratzen, nicht überzogen, V.
  • Scheuertücher, V.
  • Schlafdecken, V.
  • Schlupfsäcke , V.
  • Servietten, V.
  • Sesselauflagen, V.
  • Sitzkissen, V.
  • Sitzpolster, V.
  • Spültücher, V.
  • Stahldrahtmatratzen, V.
  • Staubtücher, V.
  • Steppdecken, V.
  • Stoff (Möbel- und Dekorationsstoff), V.
  • Stuhlauflagen, V.
  • Stuhlkissen, V.
  • Tagesbettdecken, V.
  • Tapisserien, V.
  • Taschen-Federkernmatratzen, V.
  • Teppiche , V.
  • Teppichfliesen, V.
  • Textiler Bodenbelag, V.
  • Tischdecken, V.
  • Tischtücher aus textilem Material, V.
  • Tischwäsche, V.
  • Überdecken (Bettwaren), V.
  • Unterbetten, V.
  • Vorhänge, V.
  • Vorhangstoff, V.
  • Wäsche (Haus-, Bett- und Tischwäsche), V.
  • Wasserbettmatratzen aus Kunststoff, V.
  • Web- und Brokatkissen, V.
  • Wischtücher, V.
  • Wolldecken, V.