California tax on veterinary services
To Our Clients: Say "No" to a tax on veterinary services! Governor Schwarzenegger wants to raise millions by adding a tax on veterinary…
Small Business Tax Relief Act
This legislation enhances Section 179 of the IRS tax code.
State taxes charged on veterinary sales and services
summary of state laws on sales taxes charged for veterinary services and products
IRS Regulations on Taxing Medical Devices FAQ
IRS released new regulations on taxing medical devices in December, 2012. Learn how they affect veterinarians and veterinary practices.
Eliminating the Hidden Student Loan Tax Act
This legislation would end the practice of charging origination fees on all Direct Loans
Fact Sheet - Sales Tax on Veterinary Services
In this weak economy, animal owners are already making tough choices. Adding sales tax to veterinary services will force owners to make difficult…
COVID-19: Tax provisions for veterinary small businesses
Learn about COVID-19 tax provisions for veterinary small business.
Reminder: Health Care Tax Credit available for small businesses
March 2012 By Dr. Mark Lutschaunig, director of the AVMA GRD The Small Business Health Care Tax Credit is available to help small businesses and…
Marketplace Fairness Act
Gives states authority to manage their sales tax laws, allowing them to collect sales & use taxes owed on purchases from out-of-state online vendors
Business laws and regulations
Understand the laws that govern your veterinary practice. They can include small business laws, tax requirements, liens, loan repayment, and more.
Socializing dogs during COVID-19
A creative approach can still provide the benefits of socialization while also following recommendations for social distancing during the COVID-19…
State & local practice and business issues
Find information on state laws related to veterinary practice and business, from patient records and taxes, to CE requirements and loan repayment.
Key research articles related to SARS-CoV-2 in non-human animals
Read an in-depth summary of key research articles related to SARS-CoV-2 in non-human animals.
Hiring during a pandemic
COVID-19 has changed job hiring for veterinary practices and other veterinary employers. Learn how to adapt your hiring process to find top candidates…
Infection prevention and control
Social distancing as well as proper cleaning, disinfection, and ventilation measures can help prevent and control COVID-19 infection.
COVID-19 impact on veterinary practices
Veterinary practices have pivoted quickly under COVID-19 to ensure patients continue receiving essential veterinary care while enacting new safety…
COVID-19 legislation and relief programs
Find information about the laws, relief programs, and regulations enacted to assist veterinary small business owners, veterinarians, and veterinary…
Practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19
Learn about practicing veterinary medicine during COVID-19, including employer obligations and liability.
Advocating for small business
The AVMA supports a business environment that allows veterinarians to thrive in rewarding and financially sustainable careers. We advocate for…
In-depth SARS-CoV-2 animal infection report
Read an in-depth summary of reports of naturally acquired SARS-CoV-2 infections in domestic animals and farmed or captive wildlife.
COVID-19: New paid leave requirements
Learn about paid leave requirements manded under COVID-19 legislation.
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…
COVID-19 impacts on food production medicine
There have been no reports of poultry or livestock becoming ill with COVID-19 in the United States. Still, COVID-19 is causing disruptions in the food…
COVID-19 small business loans
Learn about new loan programs provided through the Small Business Administration (SBA) for small businesses coping with the financial impacts of…
Testing animals for SARS-CoV-2
The AVMA does not recommend routine testing of animals for COVID-19. Because the situation is ever-evolving, public and animal health officials may…