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MACO at FGDP Scotland Dental Study Day 2018

Director Jayne Clifford and the Martin Aitken & Co Dental accounting, tax and finance team are getting ready for the 2018 FGDP (UK) Scotland Study Day at Glasgow Science Centre on Friday 7 December 2018.Dental Guide 2017 18

What's on the agenda at the Martin Aitken & Co lecture for the BDS5's?:

9.30am-10.00am Session 1 Life as an Associate – tales from the dental chair and the office desk. Jayne Clifford, Director, Martin Aitken & Co will host an interactive session and Q&A with Dental Associates who have recently entered practice.

10.00am-10.30am Session 2 pt1 Preparing for self-employment, practice ownership and how to get the most out of your accountant

10.30am Break

11.00am-11.20am Session 2 pt 2
Preparing for self-employment, practice ownership and how to get the most out of your tax and financial adviser

11.20am-12.00pm Session 3  Life as a Principle: from University to VT to Practice Owners. Jayne Clifford & Gavin Curr, Martin Aitken & Co in conversation with dental practice owners.

If you are going along to the Study Day we’ll see you there – do stop by our Stand G1 for a catch-up. Jayne and the accounting, tax and financial services team will be delighted to see you on the day and at the drinks reception from 5pm onwards.

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Our Finance, tax and business insights guide contains a series of short articles offering practical guidance on managing your finances, taxes and the practice. Click on the links below to download the guide.  

Preparing for life as a new self-employed dental associate

If you are in the process of securing your first Dental Associate post, or you have already started your self-employed career then the following accounting, tax and financial suggestions and recommendations will be relevant for you >more

Buying a practice? What to consider

Buying a dental practice is exciting and potentially stressful. However, with careful planning your advisers can help you to appraise the economics and keep you on the right track >more

Managing the practice finances

If you have recently opened a new dental practice, taken over a practice, or have been running one for a while and would like to get a better handle on the finances, the following tips are for you >more

Cloud Accounting for dental practices

Cloud accounting software solutions have been built for business owners and sole traders. That’s why we are recommending cloud accounting solutions to our dental clients >more

Save tax with capital allowances

Are you considering improvements to your business premises, investing in equipment or even purchasing new business premises? Have you spent capital buying or improving your business premises or equipment?
If so the purchase may well qualify for capital allowances >more

Selling the practice or nearing retirement?

With a little planning and foresight the seller or retiree can prevent a rather unexpected demand from the tax man dropping through the letterbox requesting a larger share of the proceeds than was probably necessary >more

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