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Mistakes and risks of financing in the group of companies
You may already be familiar with our analytics on allegations of artificial business splitting, which covered all tax arbitration disputes in the context of "business splitting" in a complete manner.…

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10 mistakes entrepreneurs make in purchasing
Procurement is not only participation in tenders, but also simply the purchase of goods necessary for a business. Purchasing departments or managers play an important role in a company's business…

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3 business analysis questions
Planning is the foundation of any business. Individual planned indicators or industry averages can be used as base ones. To understand whether the intermediate, final performance indicators for the reporting…

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Opportunities for mutual funds for financing in a group of companies
All this is really applicable to mutual funds. A mutual fund, as a tool, has unique properties. However, the high cost of "maintenance" due to the need to comply with…

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The third rule for building a group of companies without signs of artificial fragmentation.
Let's turn to business process notation again. Earlier we decided on the inputs, the activity itself, and the outputs (goals). However, in arbitration practice on artificial fragmentation of a business,…

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3 business analysis questions

Planning is the foundation of any business. Individual planned indicators or industry averages can be used as base ones. To understand whether the intermediate, final performance indicators for the reporting period correspond to these indicators, business analysis allows. Its results are taken into account when making managerial decisions.

Business analysis allows you to identify white spots in the conduct and  or accounting of financial and economic activities. He also solves the problem of finding reserves to eliminate errors and implement new projects. In addition, timely analytics contributes to effective financial result planning. Continue reading

Preferential loans for legal entities and individual entrepreneurs

The state provides loans to businesses for resuming operations and for expenses related to the borrower’s business activities. The funds issued are not earmarked; they can be used not only for wages, but also for the repayment of other loans and other purposes.

There is a limitation: the issued funds cannot be used to pay salaries if the amount exceeds the specified amount in the employment contract; spend the loan on the payment of dividends, buyback of own shares or shares in the authorized capital, charity. Continue reading

The second wave of coronavirus: what should businesses do?

More than half of entrepreneurs have not yet recovered from the first wave of coronavirus, and experts are already predicting a new outbreak. We tell you whether it is possible to prepare for such an outcome and minimize damage to the business.

What did the first wave teach businessmen?
The head of the Aspro sales department, Sergey Galyamov, believes that crisis phenomena are cyclical, so every entrepreneur should have a “plan B” and a financial cushion in case of unforeseen situations. In difficult times, it is important not to succumb to panic, but instead to slow down and think about plans, think about possible scenarios and calculate the consequences of their implementation. It is better to choose anti-crisis measures taking into account the specifics of the business, and then it will be possible to survive the second wave with the least losses. Here is what the experts propose to do today. Continue reading

Transport services in the Group of Companies

In the issues of our mailing list, we have repeatedly written about the separation of the company – Custodian of Assets in order to protect the significant property of the group of companies; on the separation of a manufacturing company, etc. Today we will talk about the proper organization of the “transport” function in a group of companies, namely, what opportunities for tax and property security can be provided by building this function in the light of our concept of a Secure Business Platform®.

Own significant property, which in the overwhelming majority is also transport, often belongs to a separate entity of the group, which provides maximum protection against the risks associated with entrepreneurial activity (assets custodian). The reasons for this are obvious and do not require separate explanations. Continue reading

Out-of-court bankruptcy: what is it?

Free bankruptcy
The fact that now it will be possible to go through the bankruptcy procedure completely free of charge. The application is made through the MFC, the form is standard, provided for by order of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation of 08/04/2020 No. 497 and the MFC employees will help to fill it out, therefore, all kinds of help from intermediaries in this matter is excluded. The procedure is quite simple and does not require special legal knowledge. Another plus is, of course, the timing. Only six months and no extension. Continue reading

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Control of operations with cash and property
The institution of mandatory control over transactions with money and other property is one of the basic elements of the functioning of the Russian system for countering the legalization and…

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Control of operations with cash and property
The institution of mandatory control over transactions with money and other property is one of the basic elements of the functioning of the Russian system for countering the legalization and…

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Tax-free transfer of property in business: which instrument to choose?
Why might a tax-free transfer of property be required? The change of ownership of property by concluding a sale and purchase agreement is recognized as a sale and entails the…

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Someone turned in a report for you: how scammers use business to their advantage
Some entrepreneurs outsource bookkeeping to professionals to keep records and submit reports. This is a normal situation. But sometimes reports are submitted by unknown people. This is an abnormal situation…

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