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I understand the dental practice broker’s job is to get the highest price they can for their client. As dental-specific CPAs that provide seller representation services, that is our goal as well. Apparently, the main difference is the willingness of some brokers to turn a blind eye to certain aspects of developing the asking price...Read More→

On June 11, 2021, HHS updated the reporting requirements for recipients of Provider Relief Fund payments. The new notice supersedes the Post Payment Reporting Requirements Notice released on January 15, 2021. The changes per the June 11, 2021 notice include:   The period for using the funds on (1) qualified expenses related to preventing, preparing for,...Read More→

Most dental practice buyers have the notion that the A/R (patient accounts receivables) aspect of buying a dental practice is fairly straightforward. You either buy the A/R or you don’t. However, I will cover three nuances concerning the A/R if you choose NOT to buy them. First, let’s briefly summarize the main two points of...Read More→

When a dentist purchases a dental practice, one of their initial concerns after closing is the short-term & immediate cash flow needs. Generally, most dental practice transaction lenders who dwell in this arena of financing dental practice acquisitions will provide working capital to the buyer in addition to financing 100% of the purchase price. They...Read More→

2020 was the year of many gifts from our friendly governments, from free money to very generous tax credits. Granted, many dental practices needed those benefits to maintain steady during the horrible year of COVID, and hopefully, many took advantage of the benefits in which they were entitled. We hope you have already been informed...Read More→

Whether business owners are in the process of applying for the forgiveness of their first PPP loan, applying for a Round 2 PPP loan, or deciding whether to keep their EIDL loan that matures in 30 years, recent legislation has created opportunities for businesses to achieve maximum PPP forgiveness and receive refunds (cash flow) on...Read More→

As a dental practice buyer, you should have the ability to perform proper due diligence on the practice you want to buy. Most brokers/sellers will be very accommodating with the release of information with a properly executed non-disclosure agreement and other minimally invasive assurances to ensure you, the buyer, is not a tire-kicker. With that...Read More→

Sometimes you, the associate, are offered an opportunity to buy into the practice in which you have been associating. You may be offered a fifty percent interest in a two-doctor partnership or a thirty-three percent interest in a three-way doctor partnership, etc. We all know that the price the associate is paying today will likely...Read More→

When you are looking to buy a practice, sometimes you may find a seller who sublets their space to another dentist. Maybe that sublet tenant is a general practitioner (GP) or a specialist; does it really matter? Do you care if that sublet practice stays or goes? Well, if they are a GP, I am...Read More→

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