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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Internal IT: development and maintenance of software in the group of companies
Quite often, we see an “internal IT company” in the business structure, which performs a different range of functions - from developing on the 1C platform or writing proprietary warehouse…

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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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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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Production accounting in "1C: Management of our company 8"
Capabilities for production accounting "1C: Management of our company 8" allows you to perform comprehensive production accounting - order and serial. With the help of the program, you can control…

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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

Convertible loan as an investment tool
Тtraditionally, investment transactions are realized through ordinary loans or direct investments (creation of a joint venture or purchase of a stake in an existing company). Today we will consider a…

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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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Fitness tax deduction
All citizens who are actively (and not very) involved in fitness and sports now have the opportunity to return part of the money for paid classes. The thing is that…

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