This is what SMEs must pay attention to when filing their tax returns
How are dividends taxed? Which figures are important for the tax return of an SME? How can entrepreneurs save taxes? In this blog post, you will learn what you need to consider when filing your tax return and which documents are helpful or necessary for your company’s tax return.
5 reasons why double-entry bookkeeping is worthwhile for your business
Sole proprietorships with an annual turnover of less than CHF 500,000 are not required to keep double-entry accounts. Nevertheless, double-entry bookkeeping also offers advantages to sole traders. In this blog post, you will learn what double-entry bookkeeping can do for your business.
Occupational pension provision – what this means for employers and the self-employed
The occupational benefit scheme is intended to enable insured persons to continue their previous lifestyle after leaving employment. How does the second pillar work? Who is subject to the LOB obligation? What are the shares of employees and employers? What occupational benefit options are there for self-employed persons? In this blog post, we look at occupational pension provision from the perspective of employers and sole traders.
These are the most important payroll deductions for your start-up
Do sole proprietors have to pay pension fund contributions? Which social deductions apply to the 13th month? Monthly salary? Are daily sickness benefits subject to withholding tax? Determining and paying social contributions is an important part of payroll accounting. In this blog post, we answer frequently asked questions about social contributions and deductions in payroll accounting.
What do SMEs need to consider when applying for a loan?
A lack of liquidity leads to reminders, debt collection and frequently bankruptcy. By taking out a loan for your business you can avoid liquidity problems. When does it make sense to apply for a loan? What do SMEs need to apply for a loan? What type of loan should it be? In this blog post you will find a summary of what entrepreneurs should know about applying for a loan.
What does your company gain from a strong SME ecosystem?
Most people associate the term “ecosystem” primarily with nature. In this blog post, we would like to show that ecosystems are also playing an increasingly important role in the accounting and fiduciary business and show you how your company can benefit from a strong SME ecosystem.
Accounting deadlines you should already be planning for next year
Did you miss a deadline this year and have to pay interest on late payments? Do you plan to submit your documents on time next year, but lack a clear overview?
To make things easier next year we have summarized the most important accounting deadlines for you.
Choosing the right fiduciary company: the key selection criteria
Sooner or later almost every SME has to face the issue of choosing a fiduciary company. Even owners who initially handle their own accounting tasks usually reach a point where this work is “outsourced” in order to increase focus on the core business. Unfortunately, finding a suitable fiduciary company is not easy. Roman Keller of treuhand-suche.ch, our guest author, explains the issues that need to be clarified and the criteria that are essential for the search.
Digital accounting? Automated accounting? Which accounting software really suits your SME?
Do you still use Excel for your accounting? Does it take you far too long to find your way around and work through everything? Or are you working with software that you are not really satisfied with?
It doesn’t have to be like that. We have prepared a simple guide for you, which will help you choose the right accounting software for your SME.
Three ways an intelligent accounting software simplifies your year-end closing
We have compiled for you the three things your accounting software should offer so that you can relax as you approach year-end closing and can focus completely on your core business.
Although the year-end still seems to be far away, now is the best time to deal with the year-end closing. Now is when you still have the opportunity to greatly simplify your work life/life. Today we will share with you how intelligent accounting software can provide you with true added value and achieve year-end closing for you and your fiduciary with no night shifts.