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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How to get a tax deduction
Mortgages are now in great demand and many banks offer borrowers different conditions. It often happens that you take a mortgage at one percent, then time passes and another bank…

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5 ways to make your business financially sustainable
The financial strength of a business - like that girl from the 2000s memes - is hard to find and easy to lose. Especially if you don’t know what indicators…

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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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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

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 that can cause problems. We tell you how it happens and what to do to protect it.

How does the system work and where is the weak point in it?
The system works in such a way that the business independently reports the tax amount of tax payable. Entrepreneurs keep records, submit declarations and indicate there how much they owe. After that, the tax authorities compare the figures with each other and sometimes with their own data. 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

Margin analysis: which areas and products bring in more money
Let's imagine that confectioner Vasya Yagodkin sells one hundred cakes with raspberries and one hundred with currants every month. Raspberry ones bring him 50,000 rubles, and currants - only 30,000…

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8 reasons why a business is losing money out of the blue
When we start working with financial accounting in companies, the first thing we do is collect basic reports. Thus, we digitize the company. And thanks to this digitization, it is…

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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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