Section 199A and QBI

By |2021-02-01T09:49:36-05:00March 14th, 2019|Industry News|

Your ownership of a pass-through trade or business can generate a Section 199A tax deduction of up to 20 percent of your qualified business income (QBI). The C corporation does not generate this deduction, but the proprietorship, partnership, S corporation, and certain trusts, estates, and rental properties do. The tax code says QBI includes the [...]

How To Create A ‘WOW’ Patient Experience

By |2021-02-01T09:49:36-05:00February 5th, 2019|Industry News|

Why is it that some dental practices maintain healthy growth year over year while others in the same area struggle?  Is it location, a professionally decorated office, state-of-the-art technology, a highly experienced and educated team, do they accept every insurance known to man-kind or are they a fee for service practice?  If this is the [...]

Georgia Retraining Tax Credit

By |2021-02-01T09:49:37-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Industry News|

Work Related Tax Credits Federal and State Tax Credits are government incentives for businesses to invest in their employees through locating, hiring, and training the employee. It is important to understand that credits are more valuable than deductions as Tax Credits reduce your tax liability dollar for dollar. Many employers are eligible to receive the [...]

Socially Responsible Energy Efficient Dental Design

By |2021-02-01T09:49:37-05:00January 9th, 2019|Industry News|

The news is full of stories about global warming, energy efficiency, and having a small carbon footprint. There are differing opinions as to the cause of global warming, but the reality is the earth is in a warming trend which affects our daily lives. Being energy efficient is not merely a trend but should be [...]

What is Professionalism and Why is it Important?

By |2021-02-01T09:49:37-05:00January 9th, 2019|Industry News|

In January, our President gave us his vision for our company’s #1 goal for this year…Professionalism.  Academically defined as “the conduct, aims or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person” (Webster’s Dictionary 2018), professionalism, to me, speaks more to the merits of first impressions, communication skills, and positivity in the workplace. [...]

New IRS 199A Regulations Benefit Out-of-Favor Service Businesses

By |2021-02-01T09:49:37-05:00December 12th, 2018|Industry News|

The recently passed tax reform law included the new Section 199A deduction,generally referred to as the 20% income reduction.  The law raised many questions regarding its implementation for “out-of-favor service businesses” such as: physicians, dentists, CPA's and attorneys.  As is often the case with new tax laws, the application is a work in progress and [...]

Are You Protecting Yourself ?

By |2021-02-01T09:49:37-05:00December 12th, 2018|Industry News|

October 15, 2016 was the day the all of the members of the Payments industry feared. This was the day the Chip Cards became “Official”. This was our Y2K moment. The greatest amount of pleasure was to make certain that all of our clients were ready and able to accept and read the pesky chips. [...]

When PCI Compliance Suddenly Becomes VERY Meaningful

By |2021-02-01T09:49:37-05:00October 1st, 2018|Industry News|

This past Friday I received a call from a POS manufacturer with whom I am partnered.  They were very concerned about one of their clients.  Thankfully, not one of the clients for whom I process payments. It seems that this extremely high volume retail store received notification that over the past six months, approximately 165 [...]

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