Small Business Tax Relief Act
This legislation enhances Section 179 of the IRS tax code.
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
COVID-19: Tax provisions for veterinary small businesses
Learn about COVID-19 tax provisions for veterinary small business.
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
Paycheck Protection Program eases rules for loan forgiveness
New legislation allows Paycheck Protection Program borrowers more time to use their forgivable stimulus loans and more flexibility in spending the…
Veterinary practices find relief in Paycheck Protection Program
In early May, the Trump administration announced that more than 2 million loans totaling $175 billion had been made to small businesses during the…
COVID-19: New paid leave requirements
Learn about paid leave requirements manded under COVID-19 legislation.
Advocating for small business
The AVMA supports a business environment that allows veterinarians to thrive in rewarding and financially sustainable careers. We advocate for…
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…
Communicating with veterinary teams and clients
Good communication during times of high stress is critical. Use these tools to be a trusted source of information for your veterinary team and…
COVID-19 social tools
Help share trustworthy information about COVID-19 and its effects on pets and the veterinary profession. Download these social media images, and share…
COVID-19 unemployment insurance
Learn about unemployment benefits provided by emergency legislation passed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Federal student loans and higher education
Here’s what veterinary borrowers should know in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19: Paid leave exemptions for small business
Navigate COVID-19 paid leave requirements and what they mean for your veterinary practice.
COVID-19: Communication creates business success
Having a strong line of communication with animal owners during and after the pandemic is critical.
Rural veterinary care
AVMA is a leading supporter of federal legislation and policies to improve rural America's access to livestock and public health veterinarians by…
April 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
Veterinary involvement key to White House’s plan to fight antibiotic resistance
Student Loan Interest Deduction Act
This legislation would expand the student loan interest deduction
April 2014 - The AVMA Advocate
Vet mobility act edges toward House floor; Prevent All Soring Tactics Act passes key Senate committee; Fairness to Pet Owners Act is reintroduced
March 2014 - AVMA Advocate
VMMA advances in the House; Alternative soring bill is introduced
The AVMA Advocate - January 2014
AVMA's monthly e-newsletter on federal legislation of importance to the veterinary profession and animal health and welfare.
August 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
The alleged Fairness to Pet Owners Act reared its head again on July 24 when Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) reintroduced the bill in the U.S. House.
February 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
Congress busy working on budget issues; Loan repayment enhancement act reintroduced
November 2014 issue of The AVMA Advocate
Midterm elections, Marketplace Fairness Act, Ebola virus, AVMA externship and fellowship programs, Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program…