The etymology of "business" stems from the idea of being busy, and implies socially valuable and rewarding work. A business can mean a particular organization or a more generalized usage refers to an entire market sector, i.e. "the music business". Basic forms of business ownership Forms of business ownership vary by jurisdiction, but several common forms exist: Classifications Management The efficient and effective operation of a business, and study of this subject, is called management. Owners may administer their businesses themselves, or employ of managers to do this for them. Restructuring state enterprises In recent decades, various states modeled some of their assets and enterprises after business enterprises. Business process management (BPM) is a holistic management approach focused on aligning all aspects of an organization with the wants and needs of clients. Organization and government regulation Commercial law Capital
Business/Charity TogetherCaring for a Cause can be Good for your Small Business Many business owners I encounter say they want to "give back" and will start doing so after they ...hit it big. I'm sure many of them mean what they say and I'm equally sure that many, many of them will never get to the point where what they've achieved is enough to start "giving back". Should You make A Charitable Cause Part of Your Small Business Model Instead of Just a Part of Your Hopes? There are many benefits to a business if they make a serious and genuine effort to support a charitable cause on a consistent and ongoing basis. A few well known businesses do this and many other lesser known companies do as well. The best known of these companies is Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Foundation. First, I think they truly care about giving back and making a difference in communities. Second, it's great for employees. Third...it's great for business. Can every business do what Ben & Jerry's does?
FinanceAreas of finance Personal finance Questions in personal finance revolve around Protection against unforeseen personal events, as well as events in the wider economyTransference of family across generations (bequests and inheritance)Effects of tax policies (tax subsidies and/or penalties) on management of personal financesEffects of credit on individual financial standingPlanning a secure financial future in an environment of economic instability Personal finance may involve paying for education, financing durable goods such as real estate and cars, buying insurance, e.g. health and property insurance, investing and saving for retirement. Personal finance may also involve paying for a loan, or debt obligations. Financial position: is concerned with understanding the personal resources available by examining net worth and household cash flow. Corporate finance Financial management overlaps with the financial function of the Accounting profession. Financial services
501(c) organizationThe most common type of tax-exempt nonprofit organization falls under category 501(c)(3), whereby a nonprofit organization is exempt from federal income tax if its activities have the following purposes: charitable, religious, educational, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering amateur sports competition, or preventing cruelty to children or animals. According to the IRS Publication 557†, in the Organization Reference Chart section, the following is an exact list of 501(c) organization types and their corresponding descriptions. Under Section 511, a 501(c) organization is subject to tax on its "unrelated business income", whether or not the organization actually makes a profit, but not including selling donated merchandise or other business or trade carried on by volunteers, or certain bingo games. Disposal of donated goods valued over $2,500, or acceptance of goods worth over $5,000 may also trigger special filing and record-keeping requirements.
GestionnaireNon-Profit Research GuideThis guide is for students conducting introductory research in the area of non-profit organizations in the United States. Introduction This quick topic guide was created for students conducting introductory research in the area of non-profit organizations. For further assistance, call the Library's Reference Desk at 202-662-9140, or send e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Major Treatises and Secondary Sources Nonprofit Enterprises: Corporations, Trusts, and Associations, by Marilyn E. Also available on Westlaw (database NPECTA) "Explains the implications of new tax acts, rulings, regulations, and case law upon nonprofit enterprises. Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, by Bruce Hopskins (KF6449 .H6) Also available on Lexis Supplemented Annually Nonprofit Handbook: Management, edited by Tracy Daniel Connors (HD62.6 .N662 1997a) No electronic copy available Representing Nonprofit Organizations, by Marilyn A. Nonprofit Enterprises : Law and Taxation, by Marilyn E. No electronic copy available
BanqueUn article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. La Tour HSBC à Londres, siège social depuis 1993. La Tour Société Générale à La Défense. Le terme de banque renvoie soit à un secteur d'activité économique, celui traitant les opération de banque -le secteur bancaire, soit à l'un des types d'établissement actif dans ce secteur. Au sens du droit positif français, une banque est l'une des catégories légales d'établissement de crédit (article L. 511-1 du Code monétaire et financier). Ces établissements de crédit obtiennent le monopole de l'octroi des opération de banque (article L.311-1 de ce même Code monétaire et financier). Une banque est donc, à la fois, une entreprise qui : produit des services bancaires ;en fait le commerce ;fait commerce d'autres services financiers ou connexes. Elle est ainsi au cœur du commerce de l'argent et en responsabilité directe de la gestion des risques financiers. Origine du terme[modifier | modifier le code] Boîte de changeur (1655).
Nonprofit FAQsThe answers to our Frequently Asked Questions are provided for informational purposes and are not intended to provide legal advice or to substitute for the advice of an attorney. If you have specific legal questions, consult your attorney. You may also wish to review our other FAQs for answers to frequently asked questions related to filing issues such as amending or correcting a filing, assumed name and name registration and reservation filings, name changes, and withdrawal and termination. What is a nonprofit corporation? A “nonprofit corporation” is a corporation no part of the income of which is distributable to members, directors, or officers.
ComptabilitéUn article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. La comptabilité est une discipline pratique, consistant à schématiser, répertorier et enregistrer les données chiffrées permettant de refléter et de qualifier, pour un agent ou une entité, aussi bien l'ampleur de son activité économique que ses conséquences sur l'inventaire de son patrimoine. Dans le domaine commercial et administratif cette discipline est mise en œuvre par le comptable ou l'agent-comptable, éventuellement assistés d'experts comptables et de logiciels, bureaux ou agences spécialisés. Dans le domaine de l'évaluation, dans le domaine non-marchand (ex : services écosystémiques), on parle aussi de comptabilité environnementale, voire de comptabilité universelle (dont en France avec Michel Veillard) . Histoire[modifier | modifier le code] Les traces les plus anciennes de comptabilité datent de la haute-antiquité et notamment de la Mésopotamie ancienne (sur tablette d'argile, papyrus…). Utilité[modifier | modifier le code]
US Nonprofit OrgsThis page is intended for the benefit of individuals in the social work profession, public policy advocates, and other community activists. The organizations and resources listed below have been selected because they provide: AdvocacyLinkages to other social service agencies and programsInformation regarding federally funded programsAlternative funding streamsOffer empowerment to low-income familiesTechnical assistance to social service professionals AARP - is the nation's leading organization for people age 50 and older.visa mastercard amex