The two main points to come out of ATO’s (Australian Taxation Office) new income splitting ruling on family trusts are, firstly, pay out your adult
How the 2022 Federal Budget will impact your practice This year’s Federal Budget is focused on stimulating the economy out of a COVID-19 recession, with
Federal Court Tax Ruling Shock: Your spouse may no longer be able to protect your family home This article was first published by the Medical Republic on
New Medical Practice Payroll Tax Ruling: How you pay your contractor doctors may affect your bottom line
New Medical Practice Payroll Tax Ruling: How you pay your contractor doctors may affect your bottom line Did you know that payroll tax applies to
Stay safe, stop bulk billing! A simple cure for Medicare Audit Anxiety? This article was first published by Health and Life on 28th August 2021. As accountants
1st July 2021 new 2.5% Award and 10% Super pay rise or freeze?! This article was first published by the Medical Republic on 13th July 2021.
Overtime is not a badge of honour: It is a warning sign! This is Part One of the article Overtime is not a badge of
Want a higher “Red Book friendly” pathology rent?: How you go about it matters! This article was first published by the Medical Republic on 20th April
The government is coercing patients and GPs into an unhealthy relationship by forcing GPs to reduce the time of a consult and gagging medical professionals
This article has been published in the Medical Republic on 9/3/2021 – Find article here Doctors and practices that use medical practice companies and trusts to
New GP vaccination items don’t add up and Patients should be free to choose even if the vaccine is not free
New GP Vaccination items don’t add up. For more information click here. Patients should be free to choose even if the vaccine is not free click
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed practice business models under a magnifying glass, and many have been found wanting. Fewer consults, increases in nurse and reception
We are proud to be invited by the AMA (WA) to present to young doctors and Practice Owners. The Australian Medical Association (WA) is pleased
Patients are “voting with their feet” by avoiding waiting rooms during COVID-19, but GPs don’t have to wait passively for patient confidence to gradually return,
As many as 70% of GP practices may have so far passed up government support of anywhere between $30,000 and over $100,000 because practice owners
Coronavirus pandemic leaves hundreds of medical practices on the verge of collapse David Dahm was invited to speak on the ABC 7:30 Report about falling
Patients are “voting with their feet” by avoiding waiting rooms during COVID-19, says business advisor David Dahm. But GPs don’t have to wait for patient
Practice management expert and accountant David Dahm has released a comprehensive and practical 101 survival guide for practice owners HERE Since the start of the
2020 Doctors Pay Calculator now on the cloud protects practices from Employee v Contractor problems!
We are proud to announce, after many decades, the desktop Doctors Pay (Service Fee) Calculator has moved to the cloud. Unfortunately, the and the desktop
There have recently been some changes to workplace laws to support employees and employers during the coronavirus pandemic. JobKeeper scheme The Fair Work Act has
Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser, Registered Tax Agent, Former AGPAL Surveyor 10 years of service
David Dahm is CEO and founder of the national medical and healthcare chartered accounting firm Health and Life and global Founder and CEO of the not for profit project the International Healthcare Standards and Ethics Board (www.ihseb.org)
After a serious work related car accident in 1989, and nine operations later I continue to be a patient and provider advocate. I enter my third decade as a national Chartered Accountant for Medical and Healthcare practices in Australia. I am a former 10-year Australian General Practice Accreditation surveyor. I come from a medico family. I have served on the AAPM national Board and was the inaugural national Chair of the Certified Practice Manager CPM post nominal. I continue to provide accounting tax and practice management advice to many practices all over Australia.
You know who you are and I thank you for this real honour and privilege to serve you and your community through you. Note, I am not a lawyer please seek appropriate legal and accounting advice. This information is for general information and discussion only.