Dental Accountants

Robson Laidler has been providing dental accountancy services to Associate Dentists, Locum Dentists and Dental Practices in the North East for more than 100 years.

As proud members of the Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants (AISMA) and UK200Group, our unique understanding of the healthcare industry, in particular dentistry, sets us apart.

Our Dental Packages

We provide a full dental accountancy service for hundreds of Associate Dentists and Dental Practices across the North East.

Our Dental Associate Package

  • Annual accounts each year along with the additional four quarterly submissions when requested by HMRC
  • Tax return for each year submitted electronically – with tax calculations and student loan calculations
  • NPE assistance and advice working towards the annual NHS deadline of 30th June including any discussions with principals if you wish
  • Ongoing advice including highlighting allowable ongoing costs you may incur.
  • Calculations stored digitally for 24/7 access
  • Xero software package already set up with settings unique to an associate dentist including use of their mobile app. The Xero subscriptions charges are covered by us.
  • Year to date profit figures to aid tax planning

Only £650 a year (plus VAT)

Our Dental Practice Package

  • Annual accounts each year along with the additional four quarterly submissions when requested by HMRC
  • Tax return for each year submitted electronically – with tax calculations and student loan calculations
  • NPE assistance and advice working towards the annual NHS deadline of 30th June if you wish
  • Ongoing advice including highlighting allowable ongoing costs you may incur.
  • Annual review of profits and personal circumstances to aid tax planning
  • Payroll
  • Book-keeping and management accounts
  • Support with the acquisition and sale of dental practices
  • Structuring your dental practice

Pricing available on request

Our additional services include:

Business planning and strategy with our business advisory team

SA302s, tax year overviews and mortgage references upon request

HMRC fee investigation service to cover any HMRC enquiries

Financial Planning services from Robson Laidler Wealth offering advice on both pre & post-retirement.

Our Dental Accountants

Tell us about your practice or situation. Contact us to book in a meeting here.

Zach Wall, Healthcare Senior
Tel: 0191 281 8191

Liam Richardson

Liam Richardson, Healthcare Senior
Tel: 0191 281 8191


What our clients say about us

Julianne Press, Dental Associate

“Brilliant service from Robson Laidler in sorting out my annual accounts for the last 20 plus years! Nothing is ever too much trouble. Zach has been a great help and is always at the end of the phone or email with a prompt reply!”

Louisa Staerck, Dental Associate

“Having used Robson and Laidler for 20 years I would definitely recommend. It’s great to have the flexibility of reviewing accounts in person or via Zoom. Zach Wall has been amazing at answering my many questions, with swift attention over the last few years.”

David Lynch, Dental Associate

“Used Robson Laidler Healthcare Accountancy services for my tax affairs for many years. Always contactable and responsive. Explain things in jargon-free language. Great at gathering the necessary information and taking the stress out of tax. Would certainly recommend.”

Colin McSparron, Dental Associate

“I have found Robson Laidler to be incredibly responsive as a firm. They have been able to quickly prioritise my requests for information and paperwork without any difficulty. It really feels like they are on your side!”

Karen McMillan, Dental Associate

“Myself and my husband have used Robson Laidler Accountants for the past 25 years. Their service and expertise is second to none. Zach is approachable and knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with.”

Dan Cook, Dental Practice Owner

“With 17 years as a client, I have great faith and trust in the team at Robson Laidler. I haven’t always been the easiest client to get organised but they have supported and mentored me to help get on top of my accounts and taxation matters.”

Dental Blogs

What Expenses Can You Claim As A Dental Associate?

Here is a quick start guide to what expenses you can claim as a dental associate: Professional Subscriptions: Professional Indemnity – MPS, MDU, DDU, etc. General Dental Council ICO Royal College of Surgeons Dental magazine subscriptions   Training: Training courses that help you: Improve skills and knowledge you currently use […]

Staff entertaining expenses dentists need to get their teeth into

We know that our dental clients like a party, as do we, but do you know the staff expenses tax implications of entertaining and Christmas bonuses? An annual Christmas party, or a meal and drinks out with your staff is enough to trigger a tax charge if the limits are […]

BDA warns of ‘death of NHS Dentistry’ in England without major reforms

The British Dental Association (BDA) has warned that there needs to be a fundamental reform of NHS dentistry to address the current exodus of dentists from the service and the crisis in patient access. Thousands of dentists have left the NHS since Covid lockdowns, with almost half of dentists in […]

Financial planning for newly qualified dentists

Hurrah, after 5 long years you are now ready to go out and earn some money!  What should newly qualified dentists be thinking about? How you are paid Ultimately the contract with the dental practice will determine your status for tax but if you are self-employed, it is up to […]

Primary dental care COVID-19 update

Our healthcare team have prepared an update document setting out the measures being proposed for general dental practices and community dental services regarding the emerging COVID-19 situation. We have also provided comments in regards to the application of these. An electronic copy of the NHS England preparedness letter, and all other […]

Freedom of time, mind and finance for healthcare clients

Our mission at Robson Laidler is to enable individuals and businesses to gain more freedom, through expert advice at every stage of their journey.   We therefore aim to help create freedom of time, mind and financial freedom for all of our clients including our healthcare clients.   In recent […]

Associate Dentists: Employed or Self-Employed?

2006 saw the introduction of the new NHS Dental Services Contract and the issue surrounding Associate Dentists and their Employment Status has been an issue for discussion ever since.   The big change in the 2006 contract was that the practice now owned the contract and Associates were engaged to […]

Budgets and cashflow for Dentists and GPs

Major changes within General Practice over recent years have pushed GPs to move towards larger practice status, in particular there has been a rise in ‘super-size practices.’ With the new 5-year contract seeing an even bigger reform to GP services, the need for practices to work together, whether this be […]

Healthcare Breakfast Seminar

Please join us for the big screen cinema experience at our Breakfast Healthcare Seminar on Tuesday 4 June, 8am – 9am at Vue Cinema, Trinity Square, Gateshead. This free seminar is ideal for GP Practice Managers, Doctors and Dentists.  Topics covered will include;  Driving Efficiency in Accounts, by Robson Lailder […]

A Prescription for Financial Preparation

Traditionally GP and dental practices have only really looked at their financial performance as and when the year-end accounts have been delivered, prioritising (and rightly so) the care of their patients. However, practices have faced increased pressure in recent years, and as such, the need to keep on top of […]

Healthcare accounts team goes 100% digital

Our healthcare team has managed to revolutionise its client base by placing all dental associates on digital software. As part of a major technological shift in the way accounts need to be filed to HMRC, better known as Making Tax Digital, Robson Laidler Accountants has achieved 100% success two years […]