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Scottsburg, IN

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Blue Springs, MO

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Philipsburg, PA

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Purchase Options and Your Partner

Drs. A and B had practiced together for over twenty years and were very good friends. They were equal owners of a successful, incorporated practice. They had a “simple” (ambiguous) contract drafted by an attorney about ten years ago in which each doctor had an option to buy the practice of the other should either of them die. Three years later, Dr. A suddenly died of a heart attack.
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Building a Practice or Capitalizing on an Existing Patient Base

“What consideration, if any, should be given to the new dentist as it relates to the increased value of the practice resulting from the associate’s added production during the deferred period (before buying into the practice and becoming an owner)?”
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What is a professional corporation and can it own a dental practice and/or its goodwill?

A professional corporation is a State chartered and regulated business entity formed for the purpose of conducting a business (or professional practice)...
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What is the rule of 72’s?

This is a compounding rule applied to interest and used to determine how many years it takes for an investment to double in value in a tax deferred environment...
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How do you decide whether to complete an immediate or deferred sale?

Sell now or build to sell? Sell for present value or sell for future value? Commit now, but defer the actual sale until later? Take cash or fund your pension plan with the value of your practice? These are just a few important considerations for a dentist who is thinking and planning for the future.
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