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Selling Your Practice in the Future? Eight Steps to Prepare

Posted on Thu, May 19, 2016

It takes years to build up a successful medical practice that is respected and valued by the community. It can also take time to find a qualified buyer at a satisfactory price. However, you can take several steps now to help provide a smooth transition when you finally put out a "for sale" sign.

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Tags: Consulting, Appraisals, Medical, selling

EHTC Article: Do I Need Professional Appraisals of My Non-cash Gifts?

Posted on Mon, Nov 18, 2013

When you make a substantial non-cash gift, a professional appraisal can reduce the chances that the IRS will challenge your gift tax return, thus decreasing the possibility of unplanned tax liability.

Three-Year Statute of Limitations

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Tags: Consulting, Appraisals of Noncash Gifts, Gift Tax Return, CPA Firm, Articles, Echelbarger, EHTC

8 Ways to Help Improve Your Company's Cash Flow?

Posted on Tue, Oct 09, 2012

Is this your situation: Your cash flow is not sufficient to pay your bills. Even if you are profitable, you don't have enough cash. Pretty soon, you won't be able to borrow any more money or you'll have to put more personal capital into the company. If so, continue reading.

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Tags: Accounting, Audit, Consulting, Financial Management, business consulting

Need to Withdraw Money From Your IRA?

Posted on Tue, Sep 11, 2012

Do you want to take some cash from your traditional IRA and perhaps buy a house, or a car, or pay off some bills? Beware of potentially negative tax implications! Continue reading to find out what you need to know to avoid getting hammered in taxes.

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Tags: Tax, Consulting, State and Local Tax, Individual Income Tax, Financial Management, Articles

Not Saving Enough for Retirement?

Posted on Tue, Aug 28, 2012

Surveys repeatedly show that many Americans are not saving enough for retirement. Not only are they risking a financially-insecure future, they are overpaying on their taxes. Don't let this happen to you.

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Tags: Consulting, Michigan, Financial Management, Grand Rapids, Articles, Investment, Retirement Planning

Is This Your Situation — Going to School to Advance Your Career?

Posted on Tue, Aug 28, 2012


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Tags: Accounting, Tax, Consulting, State and Local Tax, Individual Income Tax, Financial Management, Grand Rapids, Articles

Qualified Retirement Plans

Posted on Tue, Jun 19, 2012

Some of the most tax leveraged and asset protected planning opportunities that exist in the marketplace are through the use of qualified retirement plans.  In the late 1990’s, with a short stroke of a pen, Congress modified provisions of the Internal Revenue Code that charted a new course for many closely held businesses.  This article will discuss one design feature of those planning opportunities.

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Tags: Accounting, Tax, Consulting, Customer Center, Financial Management, Articles