tag: accounting

Auditing parent companies … much ado about what exactly?

Ádám Fischer | 27 May 2019

A position statement issued at the end of last year in response to an accounting question is now coming sharply into focus for the first time. According to the statement, all holding companies are subject to an auditing obligation. Or are they?

Even the general meeting can change its mind

Ágnes Bejó | 15 January 2019

The general meeting of a company can now lawfully amend its previously adopted resolutions. This is especially good news for those shareholders who wish to withdraw extra dividend from their subsidiary mid-year.

Dividends: a blessing or a curse?

Ágnes Bejó | 5 January 2017

While dividends are the result of a happy process, namely the profitable operation of one’s business, the restrictions and difficulties associated with dividend payment have always given grounds for frustration. Particularly troublesome is the treatment of dividends in the course of corporate acquisitions, as the buyer and the seller need to elaborate special techniques for sharing the dividends among themselves. 

The blessing of the auditor is no guarantee

Ádám Fischer | 6 September 2016

As it is commonly known, the calculation of the corporate tax liability of Hungarian enterprises is based on the accounting figures. But a nasty surprise could lie in store for those who believe that they can apply the principles of accounting recognition fully in the course of calculating corporate tax.

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