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Start a Telecommunications Business in Germany

Updated on Thursday 14th December 2017

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Telecommunications-company-in-GermanyThe telecommunication industry in Germany is very important for the local economy. The field is sustained by the local government through various policies, which are also aiming at attracting foreign direct investments. Businessmen who want to establish a telecommunications business in Germany should know that the registration process is performed by following the general rules available for other types of business, but it is necessary to complete specific steps (for example, to receive compulsory licenses issued for this field). Our team of German company formation representatives can offer assistance for the incorporation of a telecommunications company on the local market.


Register a telecommunication business in Germany  

When opening a company in Germany, one of the first aspects which should be resolved refers to the type of structure under which the company will be able to perform business activities on the local market. Investors can set up from small companies to large corporations, depending on their investment plans and budget for the project. However, most of the German companies are registered as small and medium sized enterprises, usually incorporated as a limited liability company (LLC); our team of German company incorporation agents can provide more details on the business forms available here. 
In order to set up a LLC, the investor will need a budget for the share capital necessary at the incorporation, with a value of minimum EUR 25,000. Germany allows an LLC to be represented by only one shareholder
German businesses are also required to register with the local tax authorities. As a general rule, most of the companies have to pay the following taxes: 
municipal trade tax;
income tax for the company’s employees;
corporate tax. 

Licenses for the telecommunications companies in Germany  

Companies set up as a telecommunications business are required to register for a license. Under the rules of the Telecommunications Act, companies which are considered operators (providers of telecommunications services) are required to obtain a license
Businessmen interested in setting up a telecommunications company in Germany can address to our German company incorporation consultants for assistance on this matter. 

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Marco Rössel is a Partner at Liesegang & Partner and an experienced Attorney at Law. He is specialized in commercial and corporate law and can help you open your company in Germany as fast as possible.


Call us now at +49 69 71 67 2 67 0 to set up an appointment with our company formation experts in Germany. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Germany.

As our client, you will benefit from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Germany.

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