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Surrender of dreams
My friend Svetlana is 53 years old. She became a small entrepreneur in 2007, when the President established a new professional holiday - Day of Russian Entrepreneurship. For 9 years…

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"Effective credit policy of the enterprise"
Why is there a need for an effective credit policy? Due to the high level of competition in the food market, the situation is such that, in order to increase…

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What debts are not written off in the bankruptcy of an individual
We hope that today business owners have no illusions that they are liable for the obligations of their company only to the extent of their contribution to its authorized capital.…

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We fix the agreement of the owners to exit the business and sell it to third parties

Any questions regarding the conditions for participating in the business, including the possibility of leaving the business, selling a share or a business as a whole, should be discussed at the stage of creation and active development of the business, until everyone is inspired and does not think about possible difficulties.

At the same time, it is important that all, even the most non-standard arrangements of partners, be settled as much as possible, taking into account the real tools and capabilities of the current legislation. This will help to avoid future unexpected scenarios of relations.

Today is another case from our practice to illustrate how you can formalize the fantasy vision of business owners regarding a possible way out of it. Continue reading

We fix the agreement of the Founder of the business and a third-party investor

The risks posed by the lack of proper regulation of relations between business owners have been devoted to more than one issue of our newsletter. As well as the methods of legal consolidation of partners ’agreements, ranging from“ direct appointment ”instruments – shareholder agreements and agreements on the exercise of participants’ rights, to the features of certain legal forms (for example, business partnerships) and intricacies in relations between the parent and subsidiary companies. But the further the development of Russian medium-sized business and the legal literacy of its owners goes, the more questions there are.

At the same time, more and more tasks from the category of “how to regulate relations between partners at the start.” As we decided one of them – we show on an example from practice. Continue reading

Royalty payments in a group of companies – to whom and how much

Imagine a common situation: a trademark is registered in the ownership of one company or individual entrepreneur, and another uses it. In other words, it is necessary to formalize the use of a trademark in operating activities. The question arises – how to do this and what risks there are in solving this problem.

Who can pay for what, so that royalties are rightfully taken into account in expenses
Payment for the use of intellectual property (royalties) is a common phenomenon. Continue reading

Simplification of the business structure: 5 reasons for enlarging a group of companies and 6 reasons not to do this

Structuring a business is usually associated with an increase in the number of companies in a group. There are many reasons for this. There are even more solutions to isolate certain functions into separate entities. But today we will not split up, but enlarge the business. Simplify the structure of the company.

As practice has shown, there is no less motive to reduce the number of companies in a group than to multiply it. Especially against the background of tax control, which is actively opposing the artificial fragmentation of the business. We will begin with tax incentives to simplify the legal structure of companies. Continue reading

Side effects of entrepreneurial status

Entrepreneurs are not former – there are only not identified
“On the direction of the review of judicial practice in disputes related to the qualification of the activities of individuals as entrepreneurial for tax purposes”, there were more frequent cases when ordinary citizens received requests in which they are invited to provide explanations on the use of property or the grounds for generating income to non-cash accounts with a proposal to pay taxes. Continue reading

Practical aspects of accounting for business combinations in the fuel and energy sector
A contribution is any economic resource that creates or can create returns as a result of applying one or more processes.A process is any system, standard, protocol, agreement or rule…

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Royalty payments in a group of companies - to whom and how much
Imagine a common situation: a trademark is registered in the ownership of one company or individual entrepreneur, and another uses it. In other words, it is necessary to formalize the…

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Surrender of dreams
My friend Svetlana is 53 years old. She became a small entrepreneur in 2007, when the President established a new professional holiday - Day of Russian Entrepreneurship. For 9 years…

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Simplification of the business structure: 5 reasons for enlarging a group of companies and 6 reasons not to do this
Structuring a business is usually associated with an increase in the number of companies in a group. There are many reasons for this. There are even more solutions to isolate…

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