Dental Blog

Medicare Tax on Net Investment Income

By Pilar Puerto, Esq., LL.M As of January 1, 2013, section 1411 imposes a 3.8% Medicare Tax on Net Investment Income.  Prior to section 1411, Medicare Tax was imposed on only earned income, like wages. With section 1411, Medicare Tax is imposed on passive income as well. Further, income from a trade or business (e.g., […]

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From Virginia to Nicaragua

Dr. Rebecca Angus, dentist out of the Richmond, VA area, has reported that her mission trip to Nicaragua was an absolute success. Accompanying Dr. Angus on the trip were two other dentists, a general surgeon, a general practitioner, several nurses, two optometrists, a pharmacist, and many other helping hands. The combined dental, medical, and optometric […]

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The Statute of Limitations on Dental Malpractice Suits: A Primer

In Ohio, a patient generally must file a dental malpractice claim within one year after the alleged cause of action occurs.  The cause of action for dental malpractice occurs—and the one year period begins to run—at the later date of either: (i) when the patient discovers or should have discovered the alleged injury (known as […]

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Ten Facts about Capital Gains and Losses

By Vince Nardone, Esq., LL.M When you sell a ‘capital asset,’ the sale usually results in a capital gain or loss. A ‘capital asset’ includes most property you own and use for personal or investment purposes. Here are 10 facts from the IRS on capital gains and losses: Capital assets include property such as your […]

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What is a Lien and Encumbrance Search?

By Linda Gilbert When considering purchasing a dental practice, it is important to determining whether or not you want to conduct a lien and encumbrance search. The first step in making this determination is understanding what a lien and encumbrance search is and how it may impact the purchase of a dental practice. Liens and […]

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