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Taxes

Taxes and Timing

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 by Infogenix

The CURRENT LOW CAPITAL GAINS and ordinary income tax rates that we have enjoyed for the past few years were scheduled to “sunset” on Dec. 31, 2010. Fortunately, that deadline was extended until Dec. 31, 2012. How likely is it that Congress will extend it yet another time? What if they don’t? If they do […]

Perils for Practice Transition: Double Taxation of Goodwill

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 by Paul Rang

For most dental practices, goodwill constitutes the largest component of the practice’s value. A mistake in handling goodwill could cost you thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars in unnecessary taxes when you sell your practice. Giving Uncle Sam your hard-earned money in the form of unnecessary taxes is a costly mistake at any […]

Consider Taxes When Negotiating

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 by Keith White

A TAXing Decision

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 by William P. Prescott

A Tax Attorney’s Advice to Dentists

Monday, January 4th, 2010 by Frank Brown

Negotiating a Practice Sale

Monday, July 7th, 2008 by Bill Avery

In order to maintain the best possible relationship between buyer and seller during a practice sale, it’s important to have an intermediary or buffer such as a broker, attorney, or accountant to assist in the negotiation of the sale of the practice assets. Selling a dental practice usually requires some negotiation, and having this  intermediary […]

What Information Do You Need?

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008 by Tom Smeed

Not doing due diligence is not a good excuse for finding out poor decisions have been made. Too often, doctors interested in buying, selling, or transitioning a dental practice don’t look at all of the information they should to make correct decisions. My studies have shown that most doctors know what information they should obtain. […]

Boomers – Are You Thinking About Retirement?

Friday, February 1st, 2008 by ADS Transitions

Tax Consequences of Buying or Selling a Dental Practice

Monday, November 19th, 2007 by Roy Rice

Before buying or selling a dental practice, great care and planning should be taken to consider the TAX CONSEQUENCES regarding the allocation of the sale price to the various assets involved in the transaction. Typically, the group of assets that would be sold between the selling party and buying party would include dental supplies, furniture, […]

For Sale: One Dental Practice

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007 by Gretchen Lovelace

With a book and a little bit of free time, it is possible for a dentist to perform his or her own electrical work. The problem with this approach to a dental practice sale is that disputes and liabilities resulting from the sale may be more significant than a blown electrical fuse or a little […]

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