• Nick Azar · Managing Director at Azar & Associates

    In this issue of the Dental Post's: 1) What if The Job Could Talk? 2) A Winning Formula for Marketing...See more

  • "Medical device"? Why isn't a shoe considered a medical device?
    Miriam Olsen · Owner/C&B at Dental Esthetics

    If a crown is considered a "medical device" why isn't a shoe considered the same? Will we get to the...See more

  • Dana Dempsey, CDT · Owner at Gardner Park Dental Studio

    This 2.3% excise tax on dental devices has me confused. Are we compelled to assess this tax or not?

  • More news on the Excise Tax: As reported in an earlier post, the only dental restorations that are subject...See more

  • The NADL has announced that the IRS's Final Rule on the Medical Device Tax released on December 4th confirms...See more

  • I assume we will itemize the excise tax on our invoices, but what about repairs/relines etc. Will the...See more

  • Excise Tax Update from the NADL

    The NADL's legal analysis is now suggesting that the IRS proposed rule will not subject most products...See more

  • By now, news has probably reached you that dental labs are included in the new FDA medical device registration...See more

  • I have a question! If our products are going to be considered "Medical Devices" will we not have to...See more

  • Dan & Sharon Muir · Owner at Desert Prosthetics

    I have a question! Since we are going to be considered selling MEDICAL DEVICES should we be collecting...See more

  • SATURDAY. Just Added - Very Important Topics for All Labs
    Don’t miss NADL attorney Eric Thorn’s...See more

  • They have not written IRS regs about it yet and have only told us to 'be prepared'. This puts the IRS...See more

  • Robert C. Loehr · Owner at Allure Dental Lab

    I do not do any Outsourcing or importing to any other country outside the USA. I get my work done here...See more

  • Deb DeWitt · Business Manager at Dental Designs

    What is the definition of "medical device"? All crowns and dentures I presume? How do you handle temporary...See more

  • Alwyn Naraine, CDT The BRIDGE

    This is just me venting.. (in hopes of gaining manufacturers attention). It really frustrates me to know that all major implant companies and non associated milling centers are heavily advertising "Custom Abutments". We do 100% percent of our implant restorations using custom made prosthesis, with 90%...

    February 1, 2013 · 4

    Keep in mind, that legitimate medical device manufacturing is done so within the limitations under which...See more

  • "Medical device"? Why isn't a shoe considered a medical device?

    Miriam Olsen · Owner/C&B at Dental Esthetics

    If a crown is considered a "medical device" why isn't a shoe considered the same? Will we get to the point of taxing every shoe purchased in America? A crown is simply repairing the deterioration of a worn, decayed tooth. Over the past few years I have experienced foot problems called planter fasciitis,...

    December 30, 2012 · 2

    domestically produced crowns are not classified as FDA registered medical devices. See www.nadl.org for their analysis.

  • Dana Dempsey, CDT The BRIDGE

    This 2.3% excise tax on dental devices has me confused. Are we compelled to assess this tax or not?

    December 26, 2012 · 2

    My understanding is that you only need to assess the tax if you are currently registered with the FDA...See more

  • Maribeth Marsico The BRIDGE

    More news on the Excise Tax: As reported in an earlier post, the only dental restorations that are subject to the new 2.3% Medical Device Tax are those that are required to be listed as a device with the FDA (including sleep apnea and some orthodontic devices). However, according to the NADL, the tax...

    December 7, 2012 · 4

    Do you know which orthodontic appliances are required to be listed as medical devices?

  • Kathryn Murdock Excise Tax

    I assume we will itemize the excise tax on our invoices, but what about repairs/relines etc. Will the tax apply to adjustments we charge for existing appliances?

    November 29, 2012 · 1

    I wouldn't plan on charging tax on anything at this point until we get further direction. But to answer...See more

  • Excise Tax Update from the NADL

    Maribeth Marsico · Senior Editor at LMT Communications, Inc.

    The NADL's legal analysis is now suggesting that the IRS proposed rule will not subject most products made by domestic dental laboratories to the new federal Medical Device Excise Tax.

    October 19, 2012 · 6

    First, thank you to LMT for your coverage during the last several issues on this important issue.

    As...See more

  • Mike Myers 2.3% Excise Tax Goes Into Effect in 2013; FDA Registration Fees Increase

    It appears that ALL dental labs must be FDA registered now, because we manufacture a medical device. Please let me know of any exceptions to this.

    September 20, 2012 · 14

    Evan, see also the comments from Bennett.
    In your situation as described, yes, you need to register....See more

  • Mike Myers 2.3% Excise Tax Goes Into Effect in 2013; FDA Registration Fees Increase

    It appears that ALL dental labs must be FDA registered now, because we manufacture a medical device. Please let me know of any exceptions to this.

    September 20, 2012 · 14

    Nick - so I send to offshore company A (who is in China & offices in FL), they send it from overseas...See more

  • Mike Myers 2.3% Excise Tax Goes Into Effect in 2013; FDA Registration Fees Increase

    It appears that ALL dental labs must be FDA registered now, because we manufacture a medical device. Please let me know of any exceptions to this.

    September 20, 2012 · 14

    Below is the existing regulation that provides the exemption from registration for dental laboratories...See more

  • Mike Myers 2.3% Excise Tax Goes Into Effect in 2013; FDA Registration Fees Increase

    It appears that ALL dental labs must be FDA registered now, because we manufacture a medical device. Please let me know of any exceptions to this.

    September 20, 2012 · 14

    Thanks Bennett for the information...I've seen something similar to this published in the most recent...See more

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