Company start-up checklist

The company start-up checklist provides an overview of the necessary steps. We''d be happy to help you with the planning. For specific queries we can also put you in touch with our partner consultants. Our service is free of charge.

Depending on the business type you choose the following steps may be required:
  • Draw up of Association (Gesellschaftsvertrag) and register your company with the Commercial Register (Handelsregister).
  • Register your business with the Trade Supervisory Authority (Gewerbeaufsichtsbehörde).
  • Inform the tax authorities of your new business.
  • Register your company with the German National Insurance Authority (Sozialversicherungsbehörde).
Having established your company, you''ll now want to start doing business. The Economic Development team is once again happy to help. We can provide assistance on the following topics and put you in touch with contacts:
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