CFO/Financial Management for Dental Practices

Every facet of your dental practice hinges on the financial health of your business. The quality of patient care is predicated on the equipment you have, the type of technological tools at your disposal, and the caliber of your staff.  Your practice offers competitive wages to be able to hire top-quality dental assistants, dental hygienists,…

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5 Keys to Putting Kids and Family Members on the Payroll

Whether you are a small business owner or self-employed, hiring and paying your children or grandchildren is a great strategy for minimizing your tax liability and enjoying a series of secondary benefits. In addition to the potential tax advantages, hiring family members can provide a certain level of comfort and familiarity for the work environment.…

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Why Small Businesses Need a Fractional CFO

If you are a small business owner, your main incentive in how you operate your company is to increase your profit margin. This places a premium of importance on sound money management and competent financial practices as you also, as needed, implement fiscal austerity measures to keep your business in the black. Small business owners…

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Is the Net Investment Income Tax Still In Effect?

Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT)

What is it? The Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT) was enacted in 2013. This tax boosted IRS revenue collections by broadening its reach to unearned investment income. The official name is the “Unearned Income Medicare Contribution Tax.” That may suggest it was intended to fund Medicare however the raised funds go into the nation’s general…

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5 Ways a Dental Consultant Can Help Grow Your Practice

As your dental practices grow, dentists and office managers require insight and information to make the most effective decisions.  With so many responsibilities including patient care, operational management, marketing, and bookkeeping, it isn’t unusual for dentists and office managers to feel overwhelmed as they struggle just to keep up with the daily operation of their…

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Why Tax Planning is So Important for Dental Businesses

Tax planning is critical for dental businesses wanting to mitigate their liabilities and risks. It is especially the case when you consider nearly all business transactions are taxed. As you go about tax planning, it is imperative to know and be current with all tax law changes in effect and understand how they could impact…

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Oops, I Missed my Estimated Tax Payment!

oops, missed estimated tax deadline

Date Extension The IRS extended the filing deadline to May 17, 2021, but did not extend the April 15 deadline for 2021 first quarter estimated tax payments, which has caused some confusion. Your accountant told you to make an estimated tax payment toward this year’s taxes, but you missed making the payment on April 15th. …

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