Wrangling With Write Offs: Article by Steve Kaufman and Casey Crafton

Offit Kurman attorney Steve Kaufman co-authors the column Wrangling with Write Offs: Benco Dental Incisal Edge Legal Column and discusses the upcoming changes to tax and health care laws affecting dentists.


Since our first column, we have received many great questions. Thanks to all, and keep the questions coming. A popular, repeated topic in questions from readers has been the effect new tax and healthcare laws may have on your practices. So, we selected two tax questions for today—one about a law that can greatly benefit dentists, and the other about a headache and potential accounting nightmare. The good news is a law providing favorable tax treatment for the purchase of equipment in tax year 2010. So, if you are planning on buying equipment soon, buy now. The bad news is a law change that will require reporting many of your everyday practice purchases to the IRS. Here are the details.

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