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Users go to mbm.mos to make sure of the reliability of a business partner, get advice and find a profitable tax system.

Moscow named the five most popular online services on the platform mbm.mos… This is a project of the state budgetary institution “Small Business of Moscow”, with the help of which entrepreneurs can get free consultations, use useful services and undergo training to improve their qualifications.

“Mbm.mos helps at all stages of business development: from preparing documents for registering a startup to selecting an office or launching products on a foreign market. In a challenging epidemiological environment, online services have become particularly important. Businessmen do not have to leave their homes and endanger their health. You just need to open the mbm.mos website on a computer or smartphone and solve the questions and problems that have arisen. More than 20 services are presented on the platform, since January they have been used more than 40 thousand times “, – said the head of the capital

Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of Moscow Alexey Fursin.

Get advice and make sure the counterparty is reliable

You can ask questions of interest about setting up a business, paying taxes, maintaining accounting records, participating in public procurement in the section “Consultation”… This service became the most popular in 2020. Experts will tell you how to find a free educational training or get financial or property support from the city.

The service is in demand among those who need personal consultation from an employee. The specialists of the Small Business of Moscow institution will help solve specific problems and sort out problem situations. Entrepreneurs only need to go to the “Consultation” section, choose a suitable topic and state the essence of the issue. Employees respond within 24 hours.

During the year, specialists have conducted more than 10 thousand online consultations. Most often, users were interested in programs to support small and medium-sized businesses, financial support, accounting and taxation.

Using the service Counterparty checkyou can make sure of the reliability of your business partner and avoid fraud. To check a company with which it is planned to conclude an agreement, it is enough just to indicate in the search line its taxpayer identification number, main state registration number, the name and surname of the head or the name of the organization.

The system will automatically display the necessary information: for example, whether the counterparty’s company has been registered for a long time, whether it has licenses, certificates, whether it participates in public procurement. On the website, you can find out if the company has any arbitration cases in which it appears, as well as view accounting and financial statements for the previous calendar year.

During the year, visitors to the mbm.mos website have used the Counterparty Check service almost six thousand times.

Find support measures and check the legality of the sign

Online service “Interactive assistant”will tell you what financial, tax, property, legal support measures are suitable for a particular business, and will select an educational program. When making a list of recommendations, the robot relies on the size of the company, the industry in which it operates, and other metrics. The user should only indicate the status (organization, individual entrepreneur, self-employment) and individual taxpayer number (for representatives of organizations and individual entrepreneurs).

The Interactive Assistant service was launched in September this year, but it has already become the third most popular online service. In four months, users have contacted him more than five thousand times.

In addition, on mbm.mos you can check whether the sign of the company’s office complies with Moscow rules. There is a single standard for such structures in the capital: they should not cover the facade of a building and spoil the city’s appearance. Signs can be placed no higher than the line of the second floor and only on surfaces free from architectural elements. If the company has not followed all the rules, the plate will be dismantled.

Service “Check the legality of the sign”allows businessmen to avoid extreme measures. They can make sure that the sign complies with the standard, and if there are violations, they can correct the sign in a timely manner before dismantling. To start checking, you need to indicate in the request form the address where the sign is located. The system will promptly provide information on whether violations have been found and when they need to be eliminated.

The owner of the sign can subscribe to notifications from mbm.mos. If experts identify violations, a warning letter will be sent to your email. The service “Check the legality of the sign” took the fourth place in the rating of the most popular services mbm.mos, it was used more than 3.5 thousand times in 2020.

The top 5 is closed by the virtual assistant “Selection of taxation regime”… It allows you to choose the most beneficial tax regime for the company. The representative of the company is asked to answer seven questions: how many employees work in his company, what is the amount of revenue, how the income is added up, how much is the expense, for which customers the goods or services are designed, what is the scope of the enterprise and who is part of its founders. The virtual assistant has picked up the tax regime more than 2.4 thousand times this year.

What else is mbm.mos useful for?

GBU “Small Business of Moscow” is a subordinate organization of the city Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development. With the help of mbm.mos, you can select an office, prepare documents for registration of individual entrepreneurs and LLCs, obtain a qualified electronic signature, and much more. To access the services, you just need to go through a simple registration procedure.

In addition, mbm.mos offers numerous training programs that will allow you to get acquainted with entrepreneurship or scale your business. For example, MBM Startup School is an intensive course for those who want to develop a startup. And at MBM Online Academy, businessmen will learn how to increase sales, develop a marketing strategy and create a recognizable brand.

In December 2019, mbm.mos won the Runet Prize in the “State and Society” category. A year later, the anti-crisis project “Coronavirus: Important for Business”, Posted on mbm.mos, won the same award, but in the Technology vs Coronavirus category. The project has collected on one page all the information necessary for entrepreneurs in a pandemic – from support programs to current regulations.

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