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Demarcation of craftsmanship/non-craftsmanship - Consulting

The demarcation of the affiliation of your company to the craft sector or to industry and commerce is in part a complex question. You can get advice from the Chamber of Crafts (HWK) and/or the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK).

By law, those tradesmen who do not belong to the Chamber of Crafts belong to the Chamber of Commerce. In practice, however, many companies belong to both chambers because they carry out non-craft, craft or craft-like activities. These so-called mixed plants belong to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and THE HWK with their respective operating parts.

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

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