The second rule of building a group of companies without signs of artificial fragmentation.
The second rule concerns what tax lawyers and consultants usually call a “business goal”, which taxpayers often start looking for exactly at the moment when they receive a notification about…

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Operating leverage: what happens to profit margins if revenues fall. And if it grows up?
Usually business owners are interested in two interrelated indicators: revenue and profit. Revenue shows how much the company earned, and profit shows how much is left after deducting expenses. Most…

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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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Not a single share ... And again about the motivation of top managers
Increasingly, we are faced with a request from business founders: we want to give top managers shares so that they receive a percentage of profits and are associated with the…

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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…

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On the preparation of an investment declaration by a SEZ participant

In accordance with Part 2 of Art. 13 of the Federal Law of 29.11.2014 No. 377-FZ “On the development of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol and the free economic zone in the territories of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol” a person intending to obtain the status of a participant in a free economic zone (hereinafter – FEZ), must submit to the authorized management body of the FEZ an investment declaration in the form approved by the Order of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia dated November 18, 2015 No. 856.

This is a prerequisite, and an economic entity claiming the status of a FEZ participant must fulfill it. Continue reading

Auditor VS Management company: when which instrument to choose

Let us recall that in addition to the general meeting of its members, the board of directors and the director, the structure of the company’s management bodies can include the Auditor, whose importance for the founder of a medium-sized business has been undeservedly forgotten. But it is precisely the Inspector who can become the eyes and ears of the owner, controlling the activities of a team of hired top managers.

Often, the owner of a business, and even more often the owner of several businesses, thinks – it would be good not to take part in the current operational activities, entrusting routine processes to hired top management. Continue reading

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 approach is not entirely correct. Rather, it would be to understand the direct and indirect costs, calculate the gross profit and only in this way determine the efficiency of the business.

Why exactly and what all these parameters mean – we will consider in this article. Continue reading

Progressive tax rate
Tax base and set of tax bases When determining the tax base, all incomes of an individual that are received by him both in cash and in kind or the…

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Important changes for cardholders
Increased control over card transactions Even in that year, it became known about the amendments to the 115th law. Now banks are required to report to Rosfinmonitoring on the following…

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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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