Lawmakers negotiate end-of-year tax package
The AVMA has been working to ensure that tax breaks beneficial to veterinary medicine are included in the end-of-the-year $650 billion tax package…
Lawmakers seek tax exemption for veterinary program
A bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers is seeking to make Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program awards tax-
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.
COVID-19: Tax provisions for veterinary small businesses
Learn about COVID-19 tax provisions for veterinary small business.
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…
New tax law: What it means for veterinary hospitals
Analysts say the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act benefits businesses more than individuals.
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…
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.
AVMA: Many vet practices would benefit from Internet sales tax
A federal moratorium on taxing Internet transactions is giving online pharmacies a competitive advantage over many veterinary
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
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…
Keeping veterinary services tax-free
In their perennial search for new revenue sources, governors and state legislators often propose taxing professional services such as those delivered…
AVMA Answers: Small business and health care reform
Does the federal health care legislation provide tax credits for small businesses?
Internal Revenue Service clarifies deductions rules for veterinary practices
Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service issued final rules implementing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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…
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
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.
Coronavirus stimulus packages to aid workers, small businesses
The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—signed into law March 27—are intended to strengthen the…
Horse slaughter defunded again
Once again, the federal government has taken action to prohibit the use of tax dollars to inspect U.S. horse slaughter facilities
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…
Legislation At A Glance
The AVMA is supporting passage of the Hire Now Tax Act (S. 2983)—legislation that would exempt for-profit and nonprofit
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…
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…