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

We all know that DEATH AND TAXES are the only two certainties in life. We also know that when you sell a dental practice, chances are you are going to have to pay income taxes on the sale. What may come as a surprise is that the amount of taxes due can vary widely depending…

A TAXing Decision

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 by Paul Rang

For those of you who practice as C-corporations, the sale of your practice results in a double tax; 35% at the corporate level and 15% at the individual level. Since 1998, advisors have relied on several favorable tax court rulings to minimize this double tax by taking the position that your goodwill is personal to…

A Tax Attorney’s Advice to Dentists

Monday, January 4th, 2010 by Frank Brown

A DENTAL PRACTICE TRANSITION requires expertise in many different areas of business and the law. I will narrow my advice as it applies to the U.S. federal income tax laws as they may apply in dental practice transitions. Proper tax planning and preparations in the sale of your dental practice can afford the seller of…

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