Federal tax proposals could affect veterinarians
AVMA brings veterinary voices to the conversation Tax law changes under consideration by Congress and federal rulemakers could change the fiscal…
What the federal tax bill means for veterinarians
With comprehensive tax reform working its way through Congress, the provisions are likely to affect individual veterinarians and veterinary business…
Government fees and taxes on veterinary products and services
Government fees and taxes on veterinary products and services result in additional costs to treat animals.
Veterinarians will qualify for new income tax deduction
Veterinary small business owners will be able to take advantage of the new “pass-through” income tax deduction, U.S. Treasury Department officials…
Supreme Court ruling provides sales tax victory for veterinarians
The U.S. Supreme Court made a major ruling in favor of veterinarians today, allowing states to require online retailers to collect sales tax. The AVMA…
Online sales tax awaits Supreme Court decision
The United States Supreme Court has heard arguments and is considering its decision in an online sales tax case in which the AVMA has urged it to…
AVMA urges Congress to pass tax policies that support veterinarians
After much anticipation, Congress has turned its focus to reforming our nation’s complicated tax code. It is important that the veterinary profession…
Veterinary clinic owners see extension of small business tax breaks
Important tax legislation was recently passed by Congress and signed by President Obama to help small business owners, including those who own…
Help small businesses hurt by COVID-19
We can support our business-owning colleagues by asking Congress to eliminate an unexpected tax on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers.
Guidelines updated for Paycheck Protection Program
Several important updates have been announced to the new small-business loan program, including notices addressing income tax requirements and…
PPP forgiveness application simplified for smaller loans
Borrowers who took out Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less can now use a simplified application to request loan forgiveness.
AVMA to Supreme Court: Level the playing field between veterinarians and online retailers
The AVMA has joined an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to level the playing field between online retailers and veterinarians by requiring…
Public Service Loan Forgiveness: What you need to know
Have you considered using Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) as a strategy to pay down your student debt? It’s a federal program that provides…
PPP application deadline extended to August 8
Congress has unanimously approved to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application deadline to August 8, 2020.
PPP Flexibility Act relaxes rules for borrowers
Paycheck Protection Program borrowers will have more time and flexibility in spending their forgivable stimulus loans.
COVID-19 stimulus package signed into law
A sweeping COVID-19 relief package was approved by Congress and signed by the president Friday. Here are key provisions that matter to veterinary…
COVID-19 loans are supporting veterinary teams and patients
SBA data show that stimulus loans provided through the federal Paycheck Protection Program have played a key role in supporting veterinary care and…
Webinar details new rules for forgivable PPP loans
"COVID-19: 7 key updates to PPP forgiveness" outlines the changes signed into law in the PPP Flexibility Act.
Congress passes COVID-19 legislation
A package of measures intended to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 emergency has been approved by Congress and awaits the president's signature.
COVID-19 stimulus package: What it means for veterinary professionals
Two recently enacted packages of legislation include many provisions that may be helpful to veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The AVMA has…
HEROES stimulus legislation introduced in House
On May 12, the House Majority released a COVID-19 stimulus package called the “Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act,” or the…
Federal spending bill has good news for veterinarians
Congress passed a year-end spending package with good news for veterinarians across the profession.
Congress considers COVID-19 stimulus package
Congress and the White House are considering legislative measures to address the economic impacts of COVID-19 on families, individuals, and small…
COVID-19 resources: Economic relief, small business tools, and more
Federal agencies are moving quickly to implement the COVID-19 stimulus measures. These resources will help you understand the relief programs and…
Bill to increase veterinary services in rural areas is reintroduced
AVMA’s work to extend the veterinary loan forgiveness provided through the federal Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) took a step…