Our goal is to equip you for success in operating your dental practice. We are here to:
We are committed to giving you timely, accurate financial information and the highest quality personalized service. We place a high value on open communication and being accessible to answer your questions. You can be assured that MBT will handle your financial information with strict confidentiality under the high standards of the accounting profession.
We will prepare the appropriate year-end personal or corporate income tax returns and also discuss tax planning. Tax planning helps ensure that you anticipate your tax obligations, avoid unpleasant surprises, and take advantage of all opportunities to minimize your overall tax liability. We begin this process with a review of your accounting reports from selected periods throughout the year, and then project your overall tax liabilities for the year based on significant assumptions and/or events such as prior year results, practice trends, a major equipment purchase, or the hiring of an associate. Typically we provide tax planning services one to three times per year.
Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run more efficiently on a daily basis. To this end, we will:
The purpose of a compilation report is to assist management in presenting financial information in the form of financial statements. We can prepare your compilation report on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis.
Bookkeeping is an essential task of any business and is the foundation for effective and efficient business accounting. We can help to assure your practice has a good set of accounting records on a day to day basis in order to make required filings efficient and to provide you with records that will help manage your practice. By offering different levels of bookkeeping services, we can provide you with just the right amount of assistance to meet your needs.
Our full bookkeeping services include:
If full bookkeeping service is more than you need, we can tailor our services to match your practice requirements. We can also provide training to better equip you or your staff with the bookkeeping knowledge needed to maintain an efficient business accounting system.
We are also glad to assist in preparing other annual compliance requirement such as Forms 1099, Personal Property Affidavits and Unclaimed Property Reports.
If you are considering either buying or selling a practice, buying in to a practice or becoming an associate with ownership potential, we can help you with the decision making process. If you are purchasing a practice, we can prepare or review the practice cash flow projection, assess the practice’s efficiency, evaluate the purchase price, assist with negotiations, help with entity selection and set up, and work with your attorney on contracts, etc.
If you are selling, we can help determine the value of your practice and provide this information to potential purchasers. We are available to guide you through this process.
We can take the lead in the entire purchase or sale transaction, or serve in a support role if a broker or other advisor is playing the lead role.
Properly structured and well-understood financial reporting software provides a foundation for making smart business decisions. Our QuickBooks® setup and training services are designed specifically to meet the needs of dental practices. We customize your company setup to allow you to easily obtain the financial information that is essential for the many key business decisions you will need to make.
We can help determine a compensation incentive program if that would be a fit for your office. We help design compensation allocation formulas to fit the needs of group practices
We also provide our dental clients with a dental practice compensation survey that we compile annually, which is a valuable resource to help you establish competitive wage and benefit packages.
Are your internal office systems running efficiently? If not, you may be losing valuable production and/or collections and be vulnerable to misappropriation of funds by office staff. We can help you determine if adequate controls are in place.
Consistent, effective, and well-executed financial policies are critical to collections, financial efficiency, and ultimately to building a solid patient base. We can make recommendations that will result in better reporting and management of your accounts receivable, ensure that you are collecting patient fees in a timely manner, and make sure financial policies are not restricting case acceptance.
Regular planning discussions with you will deepen our insight into your practice and will help you identify business issues, develop solutions, and seize opportunities. Some of the areas we can help address are financial trends and practice performance, tax planning, and special projects.
We are available to assist with identifying possible opportunities to improve the financial efficiency of your hygiene department.
The objective is to have an office staff engaged, satisfied and driven to help their employers succeed. But sometimes there are stumbling blocks to this occurring. We can help discover and address issues that may be hindering your office staff from performing at peak levels and towards common goals.
A Key Factor Analysis is like a check-up for your practice. It will help you understand the key indicators of a healthy practice and establish a benchmark for improving the financial performance of your practice. It sets the stage and format for our ongoing Key Factor Reports.
To get the maximum financial return from your practice it is critical to budget, track, and analyze key expenses and performance indicators on a real time basis. Our Key Factor Reports focus on the most important financial indicators – such as overhead, receivable efficiency, production per-hour, discounts, hygiene efficiency, etc. and enable you to regularly evaluate the performance of your practice.
Are you feeling that you are ‘booked too far out’ with too many patients? Would you like to cut back on the amount of time you spend at your practice? Perhaps it is time to consider an associate. We understand the issues surrounding this very important decision and can help you determine your best options.
In order to stay competitive in today’s market and accumulate tax deferred savings for retirement, you will need to establish a retirement plan. We can advise you on the various types of plans available and structure a plan that best meets your individual and business needs; help you determine what benefit level you should provide your staff; and identify the right time to implement your plan.
Our next Dental Seminar is scheduled for Friday, January 25, 2019
We provide seminars for dentists and dental office managers to educate you and your staff on key management issues and best management practices. Seminars cover topics such as how to prepare key factor reports, internal controls, and special rules and operating percentages unique to each practice. These hands-on seminars are limited to a small number of participants to provide maximum learning opportunities. Contact us for our upcoming scheduled seminars.
We conduct an annual survey of dentists and distribute the results to all of our dental clients. The survey results will help you evaluate your compensation packages as well as the financial condition of your practice.