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Dental Earnings and Expenses, England and Wales - 2011-12

Publication date: 09:30 August 22, 2013

Summary

Dental Earnings and Expenses, England and Wales, 2011-12, provides a detailed study of the earnings and expenses of full and part time self-employed primary care dentists who carried out some NHS work in England or Wales during 2011-12. The results are presented for Providing-Performer dentists (those who held a contract with a Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board and also performed dental services) and for Performer Only dentists (those who performed dental services but did not hold such a contract). This report was produced by the Health and Social Care Information Centre and Dental Working Group.


Key Facts

  • Average taxable income (gross earnings less total expenses) from NHS and private dentistry for Providing-Performer dentists was £112,800, compared to £61,800 for Performer Only dentists. For all self-employed primary care dentists (that is, Providing-Performer and Performer Only dentists) this figure was £74,400.
  • Average gross earnings (total earnings from self-employment before the deduction of expenses) for Providing-Performer dentists were £358,400, compared to £96,200 for Performer Only dentists.
  • Average total expenses (business expenses allowable for tax purposes) for Providing-Performer dentists were £245,600, compared to £34,500 for Performer Only dentists.

Coverage

Date Range: 01 April 2011 to 31 March 2012
Geographical coverage: England, Wales
Geographical granularity: Country, Strategic Health Authorities, Regions

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