Deterring Embezzlement

Imagine for a moment that a generous person placed $1,000 in cash on your desk as a gift, but with the gift came a warning: “There is a 50% chance that someone… Continue On +

When Do You Have to Pay Employees for Travel Pay?

There are multiple costs associated with meetings and continuing education involving a dental team.  First, there is the total cost for the meeting or educational event, which includes meals and travel expenses… Continue On +

Strategies for Paying Off Your Dental Student Loan Debt – The Art of Dental Finance

One of the many benefits of belonging to the Academy of Dental CPAs (ADCPA) is that the Fluence team gains insights from dental CPA firms from across the country.  Just as dentists… Continue On +

Gift Tax Treatment of Tuition Plans

Qualified tuition plans (QTPs) provide a means for family members and others to save for the future educational needs of children. Investment earnings within a QTP account are tax deferred and not… Continue On +

Electric Vehicle Credit on the Decline

Back in 2009 Congress created a tax credit for the purchase of electric vehicles as a stimulus for car companies to manufacture “green” vehicles and as an incentive for consumers to purchase… Continue On +

Increased Business-Vehicle Deductions Due to Tax Reform

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018 and other tax reforms have brought about significant changes in the way that vehicle use is deducted for business purposes. Before getting into these… Continue On +

The Art of Dental Finance Podcast

One of the many benefits of belonging to the Academy of Dental CPAs (ADCPA) is that the Fluence team gains insights from dental CPA firms from across the country.  Just as dentists… Continue On +

IRS Giving a Break to Some Taxpayers Who Under-Prepaid Their 2018 Taxes

Taxpayers are required to pre-pay their taxes for any tax year through payroll withholding, estimated tax payments or a combination of the two. Employees and retirees generally accomplish this through withholding, and… Continue On +