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Financial Management

Feb 04, 2004
If students begin curbing all unhealthy spending habits while in school, academic leaders say they can trim the size of their pending student loan repayment substantially upon graduation.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2004
For the second time in two years, our lawmakers have created federal tax cuts designed to spur business investment. However, despite record-low interest rates, affording the funds many veterinarians require in order to acquire the property and equipment to take advantage of those tax cuts has never been harder. Into the breach has stepped the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 07, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Five years ago Pet Care Hospital in Plano, Texas, opened a doggie daycare service and the practice, clients, and dogs continue to reap the rewards. "Clients take home tired dogs, worn out from a day full of play and exercise. And over the long-term, the daycare builds the dogs' self-confidence so they aren't fearful," says Jill Vincent, a certified trainer who runs the daycare as well as the practice's dog-training classes.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
Experts estimate labor costs and benefits rank as top income eaters among the nation's veterinary practices.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
Congress passed and the President signed into law a $330 billion, 10-year tax cut plan that will have a significant impact on the tax bills of every veterinarian - and their practices.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
There's one person Dr. Dave Richards must confront every time he prepares to raise fees in practice - himself.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2003
Uncle Sam, in the form of our tax laws, is willing to pick up a portion of the expenses of every veterinarian attending a trade show, meeting or similar event.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2003
Answer to practice woes could be as simple as 'who's answering the phone'
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2003

Qualified plans simple to administer; offer benefits to employees, owners

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2002

The expense of using a portion of your home "exclusively" for business purposes is, as everyone knows, tax deductible.

Changes to the tax laws that became effective in 1999, significantly increased the number of veterinarians who were eligible to deduct home office expenses.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2002

President George W. Bush signed a long-sought-after economic stimulus package March 9.

The "Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002" (H.R. 3090) is a combination of business economic stimulus provisions, relief provisions for lower Manhattan businesses affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a 13-week extension of unemployment benefits, extensions for expired or soon-to-expire tax breaks and technical corrections.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2002
Providing estimates on veterinary procedures can often tip the scales on acceptance or anger about fees.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2002
President George W. Bush signed a long-sought-after economic stimulus package March 9.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2002
Las Vegas-A syndicated pet columnist says more and more pet owners are complaining about veterinary fees, whereas veterinarians and management experts dismiss the argument but say it signals the importance of improved communications in practice.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2001
I left the exam room for just a few minutes to get a shot of penicillin for her dog. By the time I got back, Mrs. Quibble was hopping mad.