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Articles by Karen E. Felsted, DVM, CPA, CVPM, MS

Part-time possibilities

Jun 1, 2006

Q. How many hours can an associate work and still be considered part-time? Do on-call hours count?

Bundle-of-joy benefits

May 1, 2006

"When deciding on a maternity leave policy, you need to consider the legal requirements as well as the total benefits package you want to offer," says Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board member Dr. Karen Felsted, CPA, MS, CVPM, a consultant at Brakke Consulting Inc. in Dallas.

Getting paid for unpaid bills

Feb 1, 2006

I work for a corporately owned, small animal practice on a production basis. We occasionally allow clients to make payments, and we accept checks. When a client doesn't pay or a check bounces, that amount's deducted from my monthly production total, and the client's turned in to a collections agency. If the company then receives payment, should I receive back payment for my services?

Business entity selection

Sep 1, 2005

I'm starting a small animal practice, and I'm hoping to add an associate with buy-in potential after two years. Which business entity would be best, a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or Service Corporation?

Why interview when I know?

Feb 1, 2005

I'm a solo practitioner with only three employees. Are exit interviews really necessary?


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