It is known that according to the law, accounting is the formation of documented, systematic information about objects and the preparation on its basis of accounting (financial) statements. And accounting (financial) statements - information about the financial position of an economic entity at the reporting date, the financial result of its activities and cash flows for the reporting period, systematized in accordance with the requirements of the law.
Speaking in a more accessible language, accounting is a very delicate and complicated job of reflecting on paper all the commodity-money and fiscal (tax) nuances of the enterprise.
Accounting applies to every business entity.
Someone carries it out on their own, using the Internet and reading the law. Others hire a chief accountant and a whole staff of accountants, as there can be many contractual obligations, production processes and property, and the facts of economic life require qualified accounting. Still others use the services of hired firms that provide remote accounting services such as outsourcing. Named forms of accounting, as a rule, are initiated by managers and founders of the business and are controlled by them.
Accounting is complicated by its situationality. This means that the chief accountant and accountant will work to a certain extent with those documents that the enterprise generates itself and accepts from its counterparties. Therefore, quality accounting is complex and requires high professionalism.
Accounting should have at least some elements of cost, profit and tax optimization. Otherwise, the CEO and business owners may receive losses and inadequate taxes instead of profits.


Accounting is based on the principles of documentary fixation, both in electronic and in print. In particular, the accounting objects of an economic entity are:
1) facts of economic life;
2) assets;
3) obligations;
4) sources of financing its activities;
5) income;
6) expenses;
7) other facilities in case it is established by federal standards.
The chief accountant or accountant must understand the specifics of the business, see the prospects for its development, problem points, reserves and risk planning opportunities. The tax discipline of the enterprise, the regime and the wage fund, and the procedure for interacting with regulatory bodies depend on correctly drawn up financial statements.
At the same time, the chief accountant or accountant are not lawyers.
In legal practice, the usual thing is the constant working interaction of a lawyer (lawyer) and an accounting service.
These can be a variety of questions:
1) taxation regime;
2) desk audit of the tax service;
3) study of the requirements of the tax service;
4) analysis of financial risks of current contracts;
5) study of the pricing mechanism of current contracts;
6) the procedure for obtaining the originals of contracts, acts of work performed, waybills, waybills and other documents;
7) development of legal forms of primary accounting documents;
8) legal opinions during the audit of the enterprise;
9) collection of receivables;
10) the study of loan agreements of the enterprise, etc.


The lawyer has sufficient experience with accounting services of small, medium and large enterprises. The lawyer understands the needs, difficulties and ways of business development. He possesses a wealth of knowledge and skills in the field of applied conflict resolution, is able to build business relations with both chief accountants and with all accounting, and especially with the tax service. The legal assistance of a lawyer will help to avoid mistakes, unnecessary lawsuits, optimize the forms of enterprise contracts, and tell you about complex issues of fiscal policy and internal management accounting. The lawyer will develop and optimize for work rare forms of primary accounting documents.