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Before setting up your new business, as well as in the later phases, there are always formalities to complete. The STARTERCENTER NRW provides you with information and an overview of the various online tools to help you with your registrations.

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Before you start up your own business, it is worth completing a few formalities. You need to register with various bodies and observe legal regulations. The most important of these are described below.

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The website Gewerbe-Service-Portal.NRW simplifies the formalities surrounding your business activities in North Rhine-Westphalia. Here, you can register, re-register and deregister digitally.

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Formularserver NRW

There can be a whole host of formalities that need to be completed when setting up a business, all of which can be quite bewildering. For this reason, we provide you with a tool to help you wade through the jungle of forms.

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Authorities and administrative affairs, registrations, form-filling- you will be faced with a number of formalities as part of setting up a business, as well as later on when you are established.

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Risks are inherent in every business start-up and they can vary from one industry to another. Not only do you need to take care of your own provision and that of your employees, you also need to protect yourself against operational damage or loss and against third parties.

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