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
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.
PPP application deadline extended to August 8
Congress has unanimously approved to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application deadline to August 8, 2020.
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…
AVMA Answers: Small business and health care reform
Does the federal health care legislation provide tax credits for small businesses?
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…
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.
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.
PPP Flexibility Act relaxes rules for borrowers
Paycheck Protection Program borrowers will have more time and flexibility in spending their forgivable stimulus loans.
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
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
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.
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…