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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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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Profit and loss statement: how much your business earns
Every businessman wants to know his profit and manage it. A tool called the income statement (OPI) helps to calculate it correctly. We tell you what it is, why it…

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Financial health of a business: 9 indicators for a check-up
It happens that a company looks successful, healthy and rich: every month it opens a new branch, hires two thousand employees and does not leave the front page of Forbes.…

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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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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 company with long-term interests.

Thanks to world practice, Google and Facebook for illustrative examples of such motivation.

However, often in such a request there is an illusion … an illusion of hopelessness for the very top manager whom we want to motivate. Continue reading

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. In 2017-2019 (we are ending 2020), there were about 350 cases that went through three instances in court.

The analysis gave us the basis to identify 30 signs of artificial fragmentation of the business, which we were able to rank according to the degree of their “killer”. You can find all the analytics on this issue in the corresponding Guide. Continue reading

What is factoring and when is it profitable to use it?

How factoring will unfreeze accounts receivable quickly.
How long will you be serving breakfast? I have your delays in the liver! – the head of the shop buzzed in the tube. Lesha grimaced – the materials were coming to an end and they had to be purchased in order to be in time with supplies for a large buyer.

But there was no money for materials. Even the production workers were not enough for the next salary. It’s a shame! There is no real money that can be spent, but there is a whole snowdrift of receivables in the balance sheet! It was Oleg’s company that bought a large batch, and decided to pay off in two months, as soon as the money would be. Continue reading

What is factoring and when is it profitable to use it?
How factoring will unfreeze accounts receivable quickly. How long will you be serving breakfast? I have your delays in the liver! - the head of the shop buzzed in the…

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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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Sales management in an ERP system
The program implements commercial offers that allow you to record data on negotiations with customers to determine the composition of the nomenclatures and terms of sale. The order itself in…

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