Peace of mind for the life cycle of your practice.

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Just what your dental practice needs!

At Rouse CPA we are devoted to the business of dentistry. Our goal is to work closely with our clients to allow them to focus on the clinical portion of their practice and provide the best patient care possible. We are here to assist the dentist and specialist with the life cycle of their practice, from startup or purchase, to sale.

We help prepare your practice for sale by assisting with pre-sale planning and organization to maximize the return on your investment:

  • Evaluation analysis of your practice to establish a fair market transaction price
  • Locating and validating potential buyers
  • Negotiating the transaction to maximize the return on your investment
  • “What next?” – assist you with the post sale reality – retirement

Before the Letter of Intent Practice Evaluation – Identify the opportunities and the pitfalls

Due Diligence guidance and assistance

Negotiating the transaction to maximize the earning potential of your new investment

“What next?” – assist you with the first day reality – organize your team of professionals to establish a solid foundation for your new practice

Dental career goals, start up and planning….Associate, practice start up, practice purchase – what path should I take?

  • Practice Cash Flow Strategy & Monitoring
  • Practice Virtual CFO Services
  • Corporate Dentistry – Is it for me?  Evaluation & Guidance
  • Practice Life Cycle Strategic Planning & Monitoring
  • Associate Planning & Agreement Guidance
  • Practice Start-Up Assistance
  • Accounts Receivable and Collections Analysis & Control
  • Staff Hiring, Compensation and Benefits Assistance
  • Practice Statistics and Benchmarking Analysis & Guidance
    Practice “Busyness” Analysis & Guidance
    Insurance Participation Analysis & Guidance
  • Customized Bookkeeping & Accounting Services
  • Practice Cash Flow Management
  • Financial Statement Preparation
  • Payroll Processing, Payroll Tax Compliance & Reporting
  • Sales and Use Tax Preparation & Reporting
  • Employee Benefits & Administration
  • Dental Specific Tax Strategies and Solutions
  • Practice and Individual Tax Planning, Preparation & Reporting
  • Office Building Investment Tax Planning & Reporting
  • Cost Segregation Analysis
  • Practice Succession Planning


By working with a team of dedicated professionals and advisors, we can assist you to attain your
personal and practice life cycle goals.

Shannon Rouse CPA dental practice accounting

J. Shannon Rouse, CPA – Certificate #19536

Shannon is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and has been practicing in public accounting since 1989. For over 24 years, Shannon’s primary focus has been working with dental practitioners and specialists, providing practice management consulting, cash flow management, tax planning and tax preparation services through Rouse CPA.

Shannon lives in Raleigh with his wife and their three children. Shannon enjoys spending “down time” with his family, on mission trips with TBC and cheering on the Wolfpack!  Shannon serves on various committees at Trinity Baptist Church and is an advisory board member of Wake Smiles and Pretty in Pink Foundation. Shannon is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.

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