How to manage expenses

Voice shopping: what business needs to know to be trendy
Voice shopping and related devices (mainly smart speakers) have quickly become popular since Amazon first launched its Echo smartphone in 2014, topping Amazon's bestseller list on Christmas Day. According to…

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The wolf from Wall Street spreads the infection, or Why you should not trust "patented professionals"
If you, like me, watched a series about Dr. House, you should remember how passionately he diagnosed lupus with everyone: a disease in which the immune system takes its own…

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Signs that the company’s account will soon “freeze”
A current account is an important financial management tool for each company. The suspension of certain operations on the account or its complete blockage may, if not paralyze the activity…

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“Happiness struck the head”, or What if you succeed and now the company is in crisis?

Last week, in the first part of this conversation, I said that a hangover and insanity are practically no different. Outwardly, they are very similar. It may even seem that insanity is a protracted hangover. But this is not entirely correct, there is still a difference: insanity, no matter how strange it may sound, the process is controlled. It is not normal from the point of view of reality, but inside the company, slowly plunging into madness, everything looks very harmonious. The company controls the direction of movement. Continue reading

Moskvich won 9 million rubles thanks to a prophetic dream

The 39-year-old resident of Moscow, Ilya Matveev, saw two lucky numbers in a dream: 8 and 33. They helped him become the winner of the “5 out of 36” lotto. The winning amount amounted to 9.2 million rubles.

At the same time, the lucky one can be praised for the systematic approach: for a year he had been buying lottery tickets, inscribed in them the numbers seen in a dream, and added to them the dates of birth of relatives. Continue reading

How to manage expenses that are not budgeted

Unforeseen expenses need to be foreseen. Behind this seemingly absurd phrase lies an unfortunate truth: expenses not provided for by the budget are inevitable for any company. Force majeure, unexpected investment opportunities, price increases, forced contractor changes are the reality of any business. It is impossible to build business processes so that costs never arise; which means that you need to learn to live with them. Continue reading

How to hire an accountant if you do not understand anything in accounting

I clearly remember my first leader. In the early 2000s, right after the institute, I got a job as the chief (and only) accountant in a small furniture company. From the conversation with the boss, I learned two things:
There should be several directions in business, because if difficulties are in one industry, others will certainly help to survive. Specifically, he had: agriculture, a water and beer company and a company selling furniture. Continue reading

How not to fall under tax suspicion: dangerous schemes and mistakes of entrepreneurs

It is important to note that schemes differ from errors in the awareness of the commission, and therefore the consequences. Let’s start with the mistakes that managers face due to low awareness, lack of experience or excessive courage.

The desire to save on professionals

And, as a result, low competencies of accountants. Continue reading

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What to do if the business is stalled?
This very short article proposes the first and main step, which makes sense to take if the business is “stalled” - not growing. What to do if the business is…

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How we built a turquoise company: continued
Company Information System As I already wrote, the planning of loading specialists and working with clients occurs automatically and is immediately displayed in the information system. By analogy with the…

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“Caution, an illiterate accountant!”, Or How to save a company from an unqualified specialist
In September, two companies belonging to the same owner took for accounting services. One in the general mode, the second in the simplified tax system “Revenues minus expenses”. I don’t…

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Employees-IP: how to avoid problems with the tax
A business cannot exist only at the expense of its creator and ideological inspirer: the involvement of professionals from the outside is inevitable. But paying the employee a "white" salary,…

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