When you can't do without an agency agreement
We have repeatedly talked about the pros and cons of an agency agreement (see, for example, here), pointing out the need for a deliberate approach to the use of the…

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The first rule of building a group of companies without signs of artificial fragmentation
Let's remember what we know about business processes? They have a beginning and an end, that is, they have boundaries in time. There is an “exit”, to which a unique…

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Direct and indirect costs or why it is impossible to count net profit by line of business
In companies with several divisions and branches, it is difficult to calculate the profit of each. You can subtract all expenses from all income and get some value. But this…

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Types of cash flows: operating, investment, financial
You count the money at the end of the month and see that the expenses are more than the income, which means that it has gone into negative territory. I…

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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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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

Exchange-traded bonds for medium-sized businesses

It is no secret that in recent years there has been an interest of individuals in investing, the number of open investment accounts is growing, and the state is supporting enterprises in their desire to issue bonds. While rates on bank deposits tend to zero, the Moscow Exchange index is breaking records.

Against this background, enterprises are increasingly thinking about attracting alternative financing and issuing bonds. The rate on bonds is usually higher, but in return, you can forget about the pledge of property and the personal guarantee of business owners. Continue reading

3 non-standard cases when a tuition deduction can "burn out"
The tuition deduction is one of the most common deductions for individuals. But this does not negate some cases, in the event of which the deduction for treatment may disappear.…

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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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