Insurance tax or fire protection tax; application for a tax number

Apply for a tax number to register and pay insurance or fire protection tax.

Description

Prerequisites

Applications can be submitted by

  • the insurer
  • the authorized representative or
  • the policyholder

Procedure

You can submit your application for the allocation of a tax number for insurance and / or fire protection tax:

  • electronically in the BZSt online portal (BOP) or
  • by e-mail, fax or mail to the Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt)

Online application in the BOP:

  • Complete the Application for Tax Number for Insurance Tax and/or Fire Tax form via BOP.
    • Forms for insurance tax and fire protection tax can be found in the BOP at:
      Forms and Services/All Forms/Tax-National/Insurance-and-Fire-Protection-Tax-Application-Form.
  • Please include:
    • Your full name
    • your address
    • from when and for which filing period (calendar month) the first tax filing is to be submitted
    • an explanation of whether the tax filing will be made as an insurer, agent or policyholder
  • Submit the application.
  • The BZSt will process your application.
  • The BZSt will inform you of your tax number.

Submit the application by mail, e-mail or fax:

  • Compose an informal message to the BZSt requesting assignment of a tax number for insurance or fire protection tax.
    • Insurance and fire protection tax forms can be found in the BOP at:
      forms-and-benefits/all-forms/tax-national/insurance-and-fire-protection-tax-application-form.
  • Please include:
    • Your full name
    • your address
    • from when and for which filing period (calendar month) the first tax filing is to be submitted
    • an explanation of whether the tax filing will be made as an insurer, agent or policyholder
  • Send the message to the BZSt.
  • The BZSt will process your application.
  • The BZSt will notify you of your tax number by mail.

Special notes

There are no clues or specifics.

Deadlines

There is no deadline.

Processing time

2 to 5 days

Required documents

  • Required document/s

    No documents are required.

Online procedures

  • BZSt-Online-Portal

    Among other things, you can complete applications and registrations online via the portal of the Federal Tax Office.

Fees

  • There are no costs involved.

Remedy

The allocation or non-allocation of a tax number is not an administrative act. Therefore, no legal remedy is provided.

Status:18.02.2023

Responsible for editing:Bundesministerium der Finanzen

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