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Covering your bases – A guide to buying or selling a dental practice

Whether you’re fresh out of dental school preparing to buy a clinic or a seasoned professional ready to sell, the process of buying or selling a dental practice is a long and often meticulous one. From deciding what type of sale you’re interested in to ensuring you’re structured properly for tax purposes, there are many ...

Guiding your business from launch to M&As: check out our video series

Navigating business growth can be overwhelming. Through Zeifmans Entrepreneurship in Focus initiative, we’re supporting companies by sharing fundamental insights tailored to Canadian businesses. Our 5-part Entrepreneurship in Focus video series aims to answer common questions about a variety of topics, including The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax incentive program, what you need ...

Important Medical Practice Accounting Milestones

Navigating the ins and outs of a medical practice can be complicated and overwhelming. The first step to any healthcare business is finding a trusted financial and legal team that can help you establish and run your practice. Here’s a snapshot of what you’ll need to know from start to finish – literally. From ...

How to launch your first healthcare practice

Now that medical school is behind you and you’re ready to begin your career, starting your own healthcare practice may look appealing. And there’s good reason for that. Startups in the health and education industry are known to have an approximate 56% success rate – the highest of any industry. Not only does running ...

What to know when buying a pharmacy

Buying a pharmacy can be a solid investment if properly done. The combined market size of Canada’s nearly 14,000 pharmacies amounts to $47 billion, with profits stable over the last few years. While investing in this type of business can be lucrative, the buying process is a long and complicated one. In part 2 ...

What you need to know before starting your real estate acquisition process 

Real estate is an ever-changing market with a wealth of expansion opportunities. If you’re ready to grow your business and are looking to acquire a new company, there are several steps you’ll need to take first.   Considerations include what you’re looking to acquire (assets vs. shares) and whether you’ll be expanding to a new market. In ...

How to navigate the ins and outs of selling a pharmacy

Canada’s pharmaceutical industry is both strong and relatively small, with about 14,000 pharmacies and drug stores throughout the country.  In part 1 of our 2 part series, we explore the dos and don’ts of selling your pharmacy. Selling a pharmacy is more complicated than most business sales, mainly because the market is smaller, as ...

What the Rogers family drama can teach us about succession planning

The Rogers family drama has been  captivating. The whole country watched it play out in the fall of 2021, when Edward Rogers tried to fire Rogers CEO Joe Natale. This move wasn’t a popular one with the board or Edward’s own family, as his mother, two sisters and other board members blocked the firing ...

Thriving during economic recovery: A guide for businesses

Have you stopped to poke your head up yet? For many Canadian businesses, the last year has felt like competing in an Olympic-level hurdles race. We’ve weathered one challenge after the next, with a view of “normal life” still off in the distance. People have lost jobs, and businesses have fallen on hard times. ...