Register at German VAT tax office

Here are some scenarios when you might have to register in Germany for VAT:

  • You are a distance selling company and ship goods to German clients, e.g. with Amazon Fullfillment Service FBA
  • You hold stocks in a consignment stockroom (warehouse) at the premises of your German client
  • You hold stocks in a German warehouse (no matter if it is your warehouse or the one of a logistic company)
  • Trade of goods in Germany (Acquisition and selling in Germany)
  • You import goods from EU no Non-EU countries to Germany
  • Organization of trade fairs, conferences etc. in Germany