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Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA
Bruce Bryen is a certified public accountant with over 40 years of experience and is a part of RKG Tax & Business Services LLP, an affiliate or Robin Kramer & Green, with offices in Marlton, New Jersey and Fort Washington, Pa. He specializes in deferred compensation, such as retirement planning design; income and estate tax planning; determination of the proper organizational business structure; asset protection and structuring loan packages for presentation to financial institutions. He is experienced in providing litigation support services to dentists with Valuation and Expert Witness testimony in matrimonial and partnership dispute cases. He is also a financial writer for several dental journals. You may contact him at 215-641-8300 ext 123 or at [email protected], or through www.Bryen-BryenLLP.com.
Dental practice transitions including employment agreements
Dental practice transitions including employment agreements
Dental practice transitions many times include a seller who wants to discontinue working as a dentist and a buyer who feels that he or she can dramatically improve the bottom line of the retiring dentist.
What dentists need to know about dual representation involving divorce valuations
What dentists need to know about dual representation involving divorce valuations
Since it is rare for a dentist to be involved with a court and lawsuit, the unknown time, effort and cost of such a disposition of value in the hands of attorneys, experts and a judge is almost surely something that the dentist is not aware.
5 things you need to know about divorce, goodwill and dental practice valuation
5 things you need to know about divorce, goodwill and dental practice valuation
Knowing about goodwill and the necessary attributes for the dentist's practice valuation can be critical in a divorce.
Relying on outdated dental practice valuations
Relying on outdated dental practice valuations
It is difficult to convince a dental professional to retain an expert and then suggest that the dentist pay for the preparation of a practice valuation. Many practice transition brokers tell the dentist that they will produce a valuation for free.
The need for advisory services for the dentist
The need for advisory services for the dentist
In many of the cases in which this author has been consulted, there is an after-the-fact approach that must be taken because of an absence of advisory services prior to the engagement.
Pretax transitions and the dental practice: Complex strategies for huge savings
Pretax transitions and the dental practice: Complex strategies for huge savings
In explaining a pretax transition, it is important to understand that there are really two types of dental practice transitions. The author explains.
Transitioning a dental practice after death
Transitioning a dental practice after death
After a death, the transition from the seller’s side is a very emotional, disheartening and financially upsetting circumstance. The spouse of the deceased dentist was probably used to a very solid financial perspective and many times did not know what was occurring in the dental practice.
The importance of dental compensation studies
The importance of dental compensation studies
There is a list of examples that will be addressed to explain the importance of compensation studies for the dental practice. Just like the importance of a written agreement when two or more partners exist in a dental practice to detail the role of each partner, among other things, compensation can become a disagreeable topic when the focus is after a dental practice is in full operating mode.
How to navigate dental practice transitions
How to navigate dental practice transitions
There are short cut approaches to determining the price to pay for the acquisition of a dental practice. An experienced advisor may know certain rules of thumb to give a quick insight into value.
Dental practice transitions and real estate conveyances