Author | Hy Smith, Founder of Professional Transitions


Act on these tax savings available for a limited time

August 28, 2012

So, it’s another presidential election year. The rhetoric is filling the airwaves and the subjects most discussed are deficit and taxes. The Democrats want to let part of the Bush tax cuts expire and return to a 39% tax rate for earnings over $250,000 and the Republicans want to extend the Bush tax cuts for everyone.

Beware of Medicaid nightmares

March 21, 2012

As the country's economic recovery remains stagnated, at best, and with recent news that the poverty level in the US has increased yet again, it is easy to see that Americans continue to find themselves less able to afford dental insurance or pay for fee for service dentistry.  As children of the poor are quite often the victims of recession and unemployment, Medicaid was designed to provide the needed dental care for such children and qualified, disabled adults. It is not surprising now to see that Medicaid in dentistry is on the rise.

Appraising the Dental Practice Appraisal Methodology

March 21, 2012

I recently attended a Transitions Seminar presented by a well known dental advisor. The presenter was an attorney and has spent a significant number of years dealing with dentists as well as with other professionals advising them on wealth management, practice management and transition strategies.