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FRIDAY FAQ: As a self-employed dentist how much should I save for tax?

Every Friday we aim to post an answer to a FAQ about mortgages, tax, investments, money matters, business or retirement. You can have your say too. Send an email with your FAQ to

FRIDAY FEATURE: How best to sell my property portfolio for tax

As a medical or dentistry professional, you may have invested some of your money into a property portfolio. This week’s Friday Feature focusses on the most tax efficient way to sell some or all the properties that are held in the portfolio.

FRIDAY FEATURE: 5 reasons why your business is better with Xero

If you own a dental or medical practice, your business and personal goals probably include something along the lines of making more profit, having more time at home with the family, and enjoying an early retirement. Read in this week’s Friday Feature how you can achieve these by implementing intuitive financial software to your business.

FEATURE FRIDAY: More homeowners are opting for 10 year fixed mortgages

This month, Independent Mortgage Adviser, Chris, looks at why more homeowners are considering a long-term fix on their mortgage rate, particularly in areas such as London and with the uncertainty of the economy at present. Read more, including this month’s BEST RATES, here.

FRIDAY FEATURE: When rates are low, why are so many people on SVR?

This month, Independent Mortgage Adviser, Chris, looks at unraveling the mystery about why so many people remain on an SVR when mortgage rates are so low. Read more, including this month’s BEST RATES, here.

FRIDAY FEATURE: Add your children as shareholders to save tax

If you are a Doctor or Dentist that operates via their own private limited company you will probably be listed as the Director of that company and thus withdraw most of your income via dividends. It may be possible to spread these dividend payments amongst family members by adding your children as shareholders.

FRIDAY FEATURE: Is Your Practice Ready for a Cyber attack?

The healthcare sector has been under attack recently with the WannaCry security breach that affected the NHS in May 2017. Holding sensitive patient data means healthcare practices are a key focus for Cyber criminals. Is your practice ready for an attack? What are you doing to minimise the risk?

FRIDAY FEATURE: 3 Common Mistakes by Doctors When Creating Their Own Website

These days it is entirely possible to build your own website, using one of the many CMS (Content Management Systems) available. However, there remains an array of mistakes that are made when venturing down this road without the help of a professional website developer. In this week’s Friday Feature we look at 3 of the […]

FRIDAY FEATURE: How to Invest Tax Efficiently in a New Business

If you are in the process of starting a new dental or medical business, it helps to know from the start the best way to structure it for current and future tax efficiency. Also, if you are looking to expand your business these rules apply too – is it more beneficial for tax to use your […]

FRIDAY FEATURE: 3 Reasons to Give Your Finances a Health Check Up

Aren’t you always preaching to your patients the importance or regular health checks, and why structured check-ups mean that problem areas can be detected early, and rectified before they become a major concern? The same applies to your finances. Careful monitoring of your finances is essential to ensure you are not only keeping on track, […]

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