Tax Implications of Purchasing a Practice

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The tax code considers a business to be a collection of assets, and someone who offers a business for sale is trying to sell all of these assets together, from the IRS’ point of view.

Nevertheless, you may not want or need all of a business’ assets; you may want only the building, only the patient base, etc.

Form 8594

Form 8594 is a tax document that lists the purchase price and its allocation to the specific assets. Buyer and seller both file, and assets are classified as:

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