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Articles by Fritz Wood, CPA, CFP

Fritz Wood, CPA, CFP

Offset lost veterinary product sales
July 19, 2013

Counterbalance the competition with these tips.

Address client complaints about the cost of veterinary medications
June 6, 2013

Move beyond sticker shock by reframing your prices.

Personal finance Q&A
August 24, 2010

What's the smartest thing to do first: pay down my debt or begin investing?

Q&A: Smart ways to save for retirement
January 1, 2010

I'm a new associate immersed in my first contract negotiation. What are the benefits of a 401(k) vs. a Roth IRA?

When the owner's not buying new equipment
December 1, 2007

The practice owner at the hospital where I'm an associate won't invest in a new piece of equipment that I think we really need. How can I convince her to buy?

Does practice ownership pay?
September 7, 2007

How to create an Excel spreadsheet that helps you figure the value of owning a clinic.

Budgeting for retirement
March 1, 2007

Q. I'm looking to retire in a couple of years. How long would $600,000 last me if I withdrew $31,000 annually?

Employee discount dilemma
February 1, 2007

A colleague of mine was audited, fined, and required to pay back taxes for not claiming discounted employee pet care as taxable income on employee paychecks. He said that anything over a 20 percent discount must be taxed and listed as employee income. I checked with my accountant and he confirmed that I've been doing it wrong. How do I make changes in order to comply with IRS standards without upsetting my staff?

Benefits made easier
June 1, 2006

Is there a less complicated way to offer pet care to my employees than offering discounted services?


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