Q&A: Taxes, debt, CWD on Abraham's agenda
Rep. Ralph Abraham has been a veterinarian, physician, and lieutenant in a National Guard airborne division.
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.
Legislators seek to end tax on veterinary student loan program
A bipartisan effort to repeal the tax on a Department of Agriculture program that pays off student loan debt for veterinarians working
Bill would lift tax on veterinary student loan repayment program
Bipartisan legislation exempting the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program from a federal tax is back before Congress.
Senate bill would lift tax on veterinary loan repayment program
Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate July 21 proposes to eliminate taxes on government programs that encourage
AVMA pushes for enhancement act passage by year’s end
The AVMA has hired a lobbying firm to see Congress pass bipartisan legislation eliminating the federal tax
Delivery of Veterinary Services by Not-for-Profit/Tax-Exempt Organizations
Veterinary not-for-profit and tax-exempt clinics and hospitals provide access to important medical and surgical services for animals owned by the…
Student loan forgiveness and repayment programs
Devoting part or all of your career to public service, non-profit work, or rural practice can be a strategy to manage student debt.
USDA awards $7M for loan repayment to address shortage areas
The Department of Agriculture announced in late November that 74 food animal and public health veterinarians will receive educational loan assistance
Q&A: As partisan storms rage, congressman tacks toward the center
As a moderate Democrat in the House of Representatives, Rep. Kurt Schrader is a rarity in a Congress riven by partisan passions.
USDA awards $4 million for veterinarians in shortage areas
The Department of Agriculture announced Nov. 12 that it offered awards totaling $4 million to nearly 50 veterinarians toward repayment
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…
USDA awards $5 million for veterinarians in shortage areas
The Department of Agriculture announced Dec. 12, 2012, it will offer awards totaling $5 million to nearly 50 veterinarians that
USDA awards $4.6 million for farm, public service
The Department of Agriculture will help 51 veterinarians repay about $4.6 million worth of student loans
Veterinary Student Loans and Scholarships
The AVMA recognizes the increasing burden of educational debt on new graduates, and supports innovative methods to achieve student
Grants help veterinarians provide needed services in designated shortage areas
For the seventh consecutive year, rural communities and the veterinarians that serve them will benefit from the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment…
Non-profit helps employees repay veterinary student loans
Some veterinary employers are beginning to offer student loan repayment help as an employee benefit.
Making PSLF work for you
Public Service Loan Forgiveness forgives debt on eligible student loans for veterinarians and others who work 10 or more years in public service or…
AVMA applauds introduction of bill to address rural veterinary shortages
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) welcomes today’s re-introduction of the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act…
USDA awards $4.5M for food animal, public practice
The Department of Agriculture announced Nov. 6 that it will offer awards totaling more than $4.5 million to 49 veterinarians toward
49 veterinarians will soon serve in shortage areas around the country
Forty-nine veterinarians will soon be serving in rural communities across 26 states thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent announcement…
AVMA releases report on veterinary markets
The AVMA has released the 2017 AVMA Report on Veterinary Markets, the first of four economic reports in the 2017 AVMA Economic Report
AVMA looks to Congress for student debt relief
Owing approximately $150,000 in student loan debt may require William Willis to defer his dream of practicing in his native Alaska, which
AVMA backs national efforts to make higher education affordable
The AVMA is supporting two legislative initiatives aimed at reducing the educational debt of veterinary students and graduates
Early this March, 65 veterinary students participated in the 5th Annual AVMA/Student AVMA Legislative Visit hosted by the AVMA