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Is a permit required to resell goods bought from New York?

Hi everyone,

I had recently gone to New York for a holiday n ended up shopping a lot. Once I returned to CH, a lot of people appreciated the stuff I had got and wanted to buy it off me. But since m very new to CH, I am not sure if I can resell it here without a permit.
Does reselling come under business and I need a special permit?
I am a teacher on L permit but will that allow me to resell stuff too?
And finally how will I pay my taxes, if I start reselling?
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Re: Is a permit required to resell goods bought from New York?

If you're a non-EU national on an L permit I don't think you're allowed to be self-employed here which is sort of what you're be doing by reselling items.

Still here's some info on setting up a business as a non-EU national:

http://www.kmu.admin.ch/kmu-gruenden...x.html?lang=en

Talk to your local canton migration office for further info.
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Re: Is a permit required to resell goods bought from New York?

If you're just selling a couple of pairs of Levi's to some friends just do it . If you're bringing in a container load then you will need to start a business.
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Re: Is a permit required to resell goods bought from New York?

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Hi everyone,

I had recently gone to New York for a holiday n ended up shopping a lot....
If it was more than about $330, did you declare it when you entered Switzerland? (Just wondering...)
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If it was more than about $330, did you declare it when you entered Switzerland? (Just wondering...)
YES!!! I am very scared of the authorities
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