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Register of craftsmen Registration of a craft ancillary business

A craft ancillary business exists if, in conjunction with another company superordinate as the main enterprise, craft services are provided to third parties to a not inconsiderable extent. There is an obligation to register in the register of craftsmen for craft ancillary businesses that

  • with a utility or other commercial enterprise public institution,
  • with an enterprise of a craft trade subject to authorisation, industry, trade, agriculture or other economic and professional activities

are connected if goods or services for third parties (not for the main company) are produced or provided in a craft subject to authorisation. Auxiliary businesses according to § 3 Handwerksordnung (HwO) are not subject to registration.

§ 3 Handwerksordnung (HwO)

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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