Important: Applications need to be submitted by 28.02.19 at the German tax authorities.

On 21.02.2019 the highest tax authorities in Germany have added the following important information to their already published BMF statement:

https://www.bundesfinanzministerium.de/Content/DE/Downloads/BMF_Schreiben/Steuerarten/Umsatzsteuer/2019-02-21-haftung-fuer-umsatzsteuer-beim-handel-mit-waren-im-internet.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=1

This released statement grants online sellers an extension of their previously published deadline until the 15th of April, 2019. This extension is granted under the condition that the application is submitted at the relevant tax authorities by 28.02.2019.