Breaking News: How to navigate COVID-19 as a Dentist... Read More
X
7

We help dentists thrive in their practice through financial advice and dental CPA services so they can live a work optional lifestyle.

Owning a practice can be complicated.

Video

Getting the right financial advice at the right time doesn’t have to be painful. We understand that anticipating taxes, bookkeeping and payroll are all important to the health of your practice. We also know that you’d rather be doing what you enjoy, practicing dentistry.

You need experienced advice, from people who understand where you’re at, to make the right financial decisions at the right time.

500+
Dentists served
46
States
28
Dedicated Professionals

Leverage our experience, tailored to dentistry.

Knowing what decisions to make to keep your practice on track and grow your revenue, while keeping up with your practice can be difficult. It can leave you feeling overwhelmed, knowing you need to hire someone to help, but not knowing who to trust. That’s where we come in.

We believe that thriving dental practices are built on more than just great bookkeeping, tax services, and an efficient payroll process. Practices thrive when you have the actionable data you need at all times to make the right decisions for the health of your business. Managing the day to day financial side of your practice shouldn’t keep you from doing what you love.

Our Approach

We manage all your financial data under one roof, giving you time back to do what you love. When you have the insight you need and the time to make the right decisions, the health of your practice increases, people are taken care of, and you have the ability to choose how you spend your time.

stars-5

“Engage Advisors have been a great asset to my practice, their knowledge and expertise allow me to focus on being a dentist, knowing that the accounting and financial planning side of my practice is in good hands.”

David Koepsel, DDS
East Wichita Dentist

stars-5

“I worked with the team at Engage Advisors during my practice purchase, they were extremely helpful in evaluating the finances of the office I was interested in. Since then, I have continued to use them for day-to-day financial advice/planning, billing, payroll and tax services. They have a great team! Highly recommend.”

Jon Smith, DDS
Boulder Canyon Dental

stars-5

"The team at Engage Advisors is very professional and knowledgeable. They have helped me navigate through some pretty rough waters and have allowed me to focus more on caring for my patients than taxes, accounting, and financial planning.”

Joe Moon, DMD
Moon Orthodontics

Financial advice you can trust.

financial-advice-1

Get Quality Time Back

Your time is valuable. You should be able to spend more of it with your family, or doing what you enjoy. Get hours back every week by partnering with us.

financial-advice-2

Industry-specific Roadmaps.

We’ve developed significant knowledge and insights through the experience of working exclusively with dentists. Our clients gain advice based on previous successful solutions from other practices.

financial-advice-3

Maximize Your Hard Work

You only have so many hours in the week to practice dentistry. Only so many weeks left in your lifetime.

Our Services

Tax & Accounting

We engage in the entire scope of your CPA services, so you can pay less on taxes and keep more of what you make.

Financial Planning

We collaborate to bring your practice and personal finances together in a holistic plan toward a work-optional lifestyle.

PPO Negotiations

We reduce your fee schedule adjustments by negotiating the best PPO contracts for your practice.

Transitions

We partner with you through a critically uncertain time in your career, transitioning your dental practice

Schedule a call today to explore your options.

On our call, we’ll discuss where you’ve been, what has worked well and what challenges you’ve faced. We’ll provide you with actionable insight into your overhead, and what changes you can make now to start increasing the efficiency of your practice. You’ll get a clear map of the opportunities we have to work together, and what our packages look like.

Helpful tips & Advice

How to Properly Hire Temporary Hygiene

By Engage Advisors | November 20, 2019

When you have a member of your hygiene team out, it’s normal to hire temporary help to cover the schedule. As Dental CPAs, we understand a recurring issue dentists face is how to properly pay temporary hygienists. Whether a temporary hygienist is there to help to fill-in for a day or to help your office …

How to Properly Hire Temporary Hygiene Read More »

Is My Trip a Deductible Business Expense?

By Engage Advisors | October 16, 2019

Here is a scenario for you: You planned a personal trip to Los Angeles, arriving on Friday afternoon and leaving on Sunday afternoon. About a week later, you learn that a vendor you need to meet with is going to be in L.A. when you are. You arrange a dinner on Friday night to discuss …

Is My Trip a Deductible Business Expense? Read More »

Converting Your Residence into a Rental Property

By Engage Advisors | October 9, 2019

The simple maneuver of converting your personal residence to a rental property brings with it many tax rules, mostly good when you know how they work. The first question that arises when you convert a personal residence into a rental is how to determine the property’s tax basis for depreciation purposes during the rental period …

Converting Your Residence into a Rental Property Read More »

How Corporations Reduce IRS Audits of Home-Office Deductions

By Engage Advisors | September 18, 2019

If you filed your business income and expenses as a proprietor in 2017 and reported $100,000 or more in gross receipts, your chances of IRS audit were 2.4 percent (2017 returns are still open for audit, so the percentage could increase). Had you reported this income as an S corporation, your chances of audit were …

How Corporations Reduce IRS Audits of Home-Office Deductions Read More »

TCJA Creates New Reasons for Accountable Plan Expense Reimbursements

By Engage Advisors | September 4, 2019

Failure to use an accountable plan for your employee expense reimbursements (including yourself if you operate as a corporation) turns those improperly reimbursed expenses into taxable wages. In other words, by failing to comply with the accountable plan rules, you turn the tax-free reimbursement into taxable W-2 wages. That’s about as dreadful as it can …

TCJA Creates New Reasons for Accountable Plan Expense Reimbursements Read More »

Creating More Business Meal Tax Deductions After the TJCA

By Engage Advisors | August 28, 2019

Here’s good news for business meals: the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) removed the “directly related and associated with” requirements from business meals. The net effect of this change is to subject business meals once again to the pre-1963 “ordinary and necessary” business expense rules. You are going to like these rules. Restaurants and …

Creating More Business Meal Tax Deductions After the TJCA Read More »

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations

By Engage Advisors | August 21, 2019

Check your beneficiary designations now, before disaster strikes. With the current super-generous federal estate tax exemption of $11.4 million, estate planning may be completely off your radar. After all, with that huge exemption, you may think there’s no way your estate would owe any federal estate tax if you happen to die—expectedly or unexpectedly. Is …

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations Read More »

Impact of Death, Retirement, and Disability on the 179 Deduction

By Engage Advisors | August 7, 2019

What tax effect would death, retirement, or disability have on you or your business? Here’s an easy example to illustrate. Let’s say that in 2017, you purchased for business use a pickup truck with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 6,000 pounds. Asserting that you use the pickup 100 percent for business, you expensed …

Impact of Death, Retirement, and Disability on the 179 Deduction Read More »

Proven Tax Reduction Strategies for Sole Proprietors

By Engage Advisors | July 25, 2019

If you operate your business as a sole proprietorship, there are many strategies to reduce your taxes. Let’s start with the following 10: Use the Section 105 plan to make your health insurance a tax-favored business deduction on your Schedule C. Employ your under-age-18 child to make taxable income disappear. Employ your spouse without paying …

Proven Tax Reduction Strategies for Sole Proprietors Read More »

How to Deduct Cruise Ship Conventions, Seminars, and Meetings

By Engage Advisors | July 10, 2019

The IRS considers all ships that sail cruise ships. In 1982, your lawmakers were attempting to give the U.S. cruise ship industry a leg up by outlawing all cruise ship conventions, seminars, and similar meetings other than those that take place on a vessel registered in the United States, and where all ports of call …

How to Deduct Cruise Ship Conventions, Seminars, and Meetings Read More »

How to Properly Hire Temporary Hygiene

By Engage Advisors | November 20, 2019

When you have a member of your hygiene team out, it’s normal to hire temporary help to cover the schedule. As Dental CPAs, we understand a recurring issue dentists face is how to properly pay temporary hygienists. Whether a temporary hygienist is there to help to fill-in for a day or to help your office …

How to Properly Hire Temporary Hygiene Read More »

Is My Trip a Deductible Business Expense?

By Engage Advisors | October 16, 2019

Here is a scenario for you: You planned a personal trip to Los Angeles, arriving on Friday afternoon and leaving on Sunday afternoon. About a week later, you learn that a vendor you need to meet with is going to be in L.A. when you are. You arrange a dinner on Friday night to discuss …

Is My Trip a Deductible Business Expense? Read More »

Converting Your Residence into a Rental Property

By Engage Advisors | October 9, 2019

The simple maneuver of converting your personal residence to a rental property brings with it many tax rules, mostly good when you know how they work. The first question that arises when you convert a personal residence into a rental is how to determine the property’s tax basis for depreciation purposes during the rental period …

Converting Your Residence into a Rental Property Read More »

How Corporations Reduce IRS Audits of Home-Office Deductions

By Engage Advisors | September 18, 2019

If you filed your business income and expenses as a proprietor in 2017 and reported $100,000 or more in gross receipts, your chances of IRS audit were 2.4 percent (2017 returns are still open for audit, so the percentage could increase). Had you reported this income as an S corporation, your chances of audit were …

How Corporations Reduce IRS Audits of Home-Office Deductions Read More »

TCJA Creates New Reasons for Accountable Plan Expense Reimbursements

By Engage Advisors | September 4, 2019

Failure to use an accountable plan for your employee expense reimbursements (including yourself if you operate as a corporation) turns those improperly reimbursed expenses into taxable wages. In other words, by failing to comply with the accountable plan rules, you turn the tax-free reimbursement into taxable W-2 wages. That’s about as dreadful as it can …

TCJA Creates New Reasons for Accountable Plan Expense Reimbursements Read More »

Creating More Business Meal Tax Deductions After the TJCA

By Engage Advisors | August 28, 2019

Here’s good news for business meals: the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) removed the “directly related and associated with” requirements from business meals. The net effect of this change is to subject business meals once again to the pre-1963 “ordinary and necessary” business expense rules. You are going to like these rules. Restaurants and …

Creating More Business Meal Tax Deductions After the TJCA Read More »

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations

By Engage Advisors | August 21, 2019

Check your beneficiary designations now, before disaster strikes. With the current super-generous federal estate tax exemption of $11.4 million, estate planning may be completely off your radar. After all, with that huge exemption, you may think there’s no way your estate would owe any federal estate tax if you happen to die—expectedly or unexpectedly. Is …

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations Read More »

Impact of Death, Retirement, and Disability on the 179 Deduction

By Engage Advisors | August 7, 2019

What tax effect would death, retirement, or disability have on you or your business? Here’s an easy example to illustrate. Let’s say that in 2017, you purchased for business use a pickup truck with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 6,000 pounds. Asserting that you use the pickup 100 percent for business, you expensed …

Impact of Death, Retirement, and Disability on the 179 Deduction Read More »

Proven Tax Reduction Strategies for Sole Proprietors

By Engage Advisors | July 25, 2019

If you operate your business as a sole proprietorship, there are many strategies to reduce your taxes. Let’s start with the following 10: Use the Section 105 plan to make your health insurance a tax-favored business deduction on your Schedule C. Employ your under-age-18 child to make taxable income disappear. Employ your spouse without paying …

Proven Tax Reduction Strategies for Sole Proprietors Read More »

How to Deduct Cruise Ship Conventions, Seminars, and Meetings

By Engage Advisors | July 10, 2019

The IRS considers all ships that sail cruise ships. In 1982, your lawmakers were attempting to give the U.S. cruise ship industry a leg up by outlawing all cruise ship conventions, seminars, and similar meetings other than those that take place on a vessel registered in the United States, and where all ports of call …

How to Deduct Cruise Ship Conventions, Seminars, and Meetings Read More »

How to Properly Hire Temporary Hygiene

By Engage Advisors | November 20, 2019

When you have a member of your hygiene team out, it’s normal to hire temporary help to cover the schedule. As Dental CPAs, we understand a recurring issue dentists face is how to properly pay temporary hygienists. Whether a temporary hygienist is there to help to fill-in for a day or to help your office …

How to Properly Hire Temporary Hygiene Read More »

Is My Trip a Deductible Business Expense?

By Engage Advisors | October 16, 2019

Here is a scenario for you: You planned a personal trip to Los Angeles, arriving on Friday afternoon and leaving on Sunday afternoon. About a week later, you learn that a vendor you need to meet with is going to be in L.A. when you are. You arrange a dinner on Friday night to discuss …

Is My Trip a Deductible Business Expense? Read More »

Converting Your Residence into a Rental Property

By Engage Advisors | October 9, 2019

The simple maneuver of converting your personal residence to a rental property brings with it many tax rules, mostly good when you know how they work. The first question that arises when you convert a personal residence into a rental is how to determine the property’s tax basis for depreciation purposes during the rental period …

Converting Your Residence into a Rental Property Read More »

How Corporations Reduce IRS Audits of Home-Office Deductions

By Engage Advisors | September 18, 2019

If you filed your business income and expenses as a proprietor in 2017 and reported $100,000 or more in gross receipts, your chances of IRS audit were 2.4 percent (2017 returns are still open for audit, so the percentage could increase). Had you reported this income as an S corporation, your chances of audit were …

How Corporations Reduce IRS Audits of Home-Office Deductions Read More »

TCJA Creates New Reasons for Accountable Plan Expense Reimbursements

By Engage Advisors | September 4, 2019

Failure to use an accountable plan for your employee expense reimbursements (including yourself if you operate as a corporation) turns those improperly reimbursed expenses into taxable wages. In other words, by failing to comply with the accountable plan rules, you turn the tax-free reimbursement into taxable W-2 wages. That’s about as dreadful as it can …

TCJA Creates New Reasons for Accountable Plan Expense Reimbursements Read More »

Creating More Business Meal Tax Deductions After the TJCA

By Engage Advisors | August 28, 2019

Here’s good news for business meals: the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) removed the “directly related and associated with” requirements from business meals. The net effect of this change is to subject business meals once again to the pre-1963 “ordinary and necessary” business expense rules. You are going to like these rules. Restaurants and …

Creating More Business Meal Tax Deductions After the TJCA Read More »

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations

By Engage Advisors | August 21, 2019

Check your beneficiary designations now, before disaster strikes. With the current super-generous federal estate tax exemption of $11.4 million, estate planning may be completely off your radar. After all, with that huge exemption, you may think there’s no way your estate would owe any federal estate tax if you happen to die—expectedly or unexpectedly. Is …

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations Read More »

Impact of Death, Retirement, and Disability on the 179 Deduction

By Engage Advisors | August 7, 2019

What tax effect would death, retirement, or disability have on you or your business? Here’s an easy example to illustrate. Let’s say that in 2017, you purchased for business use a pickup truck with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 6,000 pounds. Asserting that you use the pickup 100 percent for business, you expensed …

Impact of Death, Retirement, and Disability on the 179 Deduction Read More »

Proven Tax Reduction Strategies for Sole Proprietors

By Engage Advisors | July 25, 2019

If you operate your business as a sole proprietorship, there are many strategies to reduce your taxes. Let’s start with the following 10: Use the Section 105 plan to make your health insurance a tax-favored business deduction on your Schedule C. Employ your under-age-18 child to make taxable income disappear. Employ your spouse without paying …

Proven Tax Reduction Strategies for Sole Proprietors Read More »

How to Deduct Cruise Ship Conventions, Seminars, and Meetings

By Engage Advisors | July 10, 2019

The IRS considers all ships that sail cruise ships. In 1982, your lawmakers were attempting to give the U.S. cruise ship industry a leg up by outlawing all cruise ship conventions, seminars, and similar meetings other than those that take place on a vessel registered in the United States, and where all ports of call …

How to Deduct Cruise Ship Conventions, Seminars, and Meetings Read More »