Buyer Beware When It Comes to Hiring a Covid Relief “Expert”

Due to Covid-19, several federal and state relief programs were designed to help dentists and other small businesses survive the pandemic. Three of the most popular programs were: The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) administered by the SBA The Provider Relief Fund administered by HHS The Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) All these programs provided financial … Continued →

GUT CHECK YOUR VALUATION REPORT

This is another public service announcement for all the buyers out there looking at practices to purchase. This post will be short & sweet. When a buyer is searching for practices to buy, they contact brokers to check out their listings. There’s nothing wrong with that; it’s a great way to find a practice. When … Continued →

Buyers – Know Your A/R Collection Rules!

In many practice purchase transactions, the sellers will keep their patient accounts receivables (A/R) and the buyer will accept the responsibility to collect them for a period of time at a nominal fee (to help cover their costs) and remit those collections to the seller. While this sounds simple enough, if the asset purchase agreement … Continued →

Turning A Blind Eye Is Becoming A Thing

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 … Continued →

Recent HHS Updates – Provider Relief Fund Payment Changes

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, … Continued →