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February 24, 2019

AZ DENTAL CPA is Proud to Again be Invited to Participate at the Upcoming Western Regional Dental Convention

Cocktails and Conversations: AzDA New Dentist Members (in practice 10 years or less) This is a free learning and social event for AzDA new dentist members (in practice 10 years or less). Covering ALL of the stuff that keeps you up at night. This is your opportunity to ask all…
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October 23, 2018

MEAL AND ENTERTAINMENT – RULES FOR BUSINSS DEDUCTIONS CLARIFIED BY THE IRS

The Internal Revenue service drew a hard line to illuminate the difference between meals vs. entertainment as a business deduction by issuing IRS Notice 2018-76.  This clarification (which was requested by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants back in April) is a welcome clarification of the tax law that…
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July 16, 2018

To Be or Not To Be – Meals and Entertainment Deductions Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)

Tax legislation is always a balancing between tax rates and deductions. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TJCA) is a perfect example of rate reduction and deduction elimination.  These significant legislative changes coupled with the legislation passing so quickly and the lack of specific guidance especially in the area of…
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April 13, 2018

Another Successful Educational Program Completed

Maximizing Your Dental Real Estate Decisions At the Western Regional Dental Convention Friday April 13, 2018  The program as a rousing success highlighting the need for this type of educational programs for the dental entrepreneur.  AZ DETNAL CPA is proud to partner which such a dynamic team of real estate and…
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March 15, 2018

Mission Critical – Embezzlement and Theft Is Your Dental Software at Risk?

(Article 1 in Series) A dental office is an active place of business.  During the day treating the health care needs of your patients comes first.  As the dentist is the primary healthcare provider who has the responsibility for the delivery of patient care monitoring the business aspect of our…
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February 9, 2018

Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA)

REVISED 11/1/2018 Individual Provisions Change in Overall Tax Brackets and Rates Married Filing Joint Single 2017 2018 2017 2018 Rate Bracket Rate Bracket Rate Bracket Rate Bracket 10%            Below 10%          Below 10% Below 10% Below 15% $18,650 12% $19,050 15% $9,325 12% $9,525 25% $75,900 22% $77,400 25% $37,950 22%…
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January 22, 2018

OVERHEAD – YOU CANNOT MANAGE WHAT YOU CANNOT SEE

Management of overhead is crucial to the financial success of any dental office.  Sadly, limited time is spent providing the dental entrepreneur with timely reports that reflect the true nature of the practices financial performance. Never again will you ask yourself “Where did all my money go?” In order to…
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January 22, 2018

QUALIFIED BUSINESS INCOME DEDUCTION FOR DENTISTS

 (New Internal Revenue Code Section 199A) With the recent passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) it’s a new tax world for our dental industry.  The New TCJA Law adds a new deduction under Code Section 199A for taxpayers with Qualified Business Income (“QBI”) aka “the pass-thru…
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November 7, 2017

TAXES AND OUR CLIENTS

When selecting a CPA to handle your tax matters an understanding of their firm’s philosophy is crucial.  We hear a lot of talk in our industry using words like aggressive or conservative to describe how a firm will approach your tax positions with the Internal Revenue Service.  These adjectives are…
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October 12, 2017

Practice Acquisition – Determining Value in Today’s Economy

As the weather cools down the dental practice sales season heats up.  If you are in the market to purchase a dental practice the numbers matter. Here we will focus on the numbers but a word of caution; over concentration and focusing solely on the financial aspects of a practice…
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