Mark E. Battersby
Mr. Battersby is a financial consultant in Ardmore, Pa.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 21, 2017
Despite efforts to repeal or replace, veterinarians still need to be aware of health insurance regulations—for themselves and their employees.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 20, 2015
Here's how to comply with a global security standard coming to the United States for the first time.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2011
Without marketing or advertising, no one will know that your veterinary practice exists, so it?s crucial that your clinic has a marketing strategy.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2011
Find out what the 2010 Tax Relief Act means for you and your veterinary practice.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2009
With the season for filing 2008 tax returns well under way, all veterinarians should be aware of changes to the laws.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 01, 2009
Skilled negotiation can lead to your benefit when entering into new leases, restructuring existing ones -- or getting out of a current one.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2008
Talk about last-minute changes in tax laws that will affect veterinarians.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2008
Market research and normal product testing costs are not considered research expenditures under the tax laws.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2008
End-of-the-year sales aren't limited to just retail goods.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2008
A surprising number of principals in veterinary practices depend on themselves for their financing needs. With conventional financing increasingly more difficult to obtain, it's now the No. 1 form of financing used by small business owners. It's quick, doesn't require a lot of paper work and often is less expensive than conventional financing.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 01, 2008
In this age of disposables, many veterinary practices still pay substantial sums for repairs and maintenance. However, instead of allowing immediate tax deductions, the Internal Revenue Service increasingly is labeling repair and maintenance expenses as "capital improvements," making them recoverable only through depreciation spread over a number of years.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 01, 2008
Discounts are a popular marketing tool to encourage clients and customers to pay faster. Many suppliers offer them to improve their cash flow. Like many professionals, some veterinarians offer a trade discount of sorts for immediate payment upon completion of services, but they may give little thought either to the cost of offering discounts or how much they might save by using discounts offered to them.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 01, 2008
Limit on write-offs for equipment outlays raised, bonus depreciation for ’08 purchases added
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 01, 2008
Today, with the 2007 tax year ended for most veterinarians, all that can be done before the filing deadline is to make the most of existing tax rules — all the while keeping an eye on the practice's potential tax bill for 2008.