FINANCIAL, LEGAL, AND TAX CONSIDERATIONS
TAX EFFICIENCY THROUGH RETIREMENT PLANNING
Establishing a retirement plan for your practice is a great way to lower your taxable income while also saving for your (and possibly your staff’s) retirement. We show how a hypothetical dentist can save $10,200 per year by establishing a 401(k) plan for their practice.
TAX BENEFITS OF HIRING FAMILY
Hiring family members can reduce your tax liability by reducing or eliminating Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA), Social Security, and Medicare taxes. The hypothetical dentist in this white paper saves $1,921 per year by hiring his spouse and children.
TOP 5 ADVANTAGES OF OWNING YOUR DENTAL PRACTICE BUILDING
Favorable tax treatment at sale
Deductibility of renovation and maintenance expenses
Interest expense deduction
Potential step up in basis for inheritors/beneficiaries
RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS IN SOUTH CAROLINA
A restrictive covenant is a contract provision that limits a dentist's ability to practice dentistry in a certain geographic area and/or for a set period of time. The enforceability of these contract provisions is controlled by state law, so you should consult an attorney prior to signing your employment contract.