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AHC Latest News- May 1, 2020

The following is from the American Horse Council: May 1, 2020 Special COVID-19 Issue Copyright © 2020 American Horse Council The AHC News is provided to you as a benefit of your AHC membership, and we hope you find the articles informative and useful. While the AHC does grant permission for newsletter articles to be passed on, we hope you will encourage those you are sharing the articles and information with to join the AHC so they can stay informed and up-to-date! Permission to pass on the AHC News articles to your members, readers, or others is granted on the condition that it is forwarded in its original form or directly linked with the AHC logo and a link to the AHC ...
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AHC Latest News- May 1, 2020

The following is from the American Horse Council: May 1, 2020 Special COVID-19 Issue Copyright © 2020 American Horse Council The AHC News is provided to you as a benefit of your AHC membership, and we hope you find the articles informative and useful. While the AHC does grant permission for newsletter articles to be passed on, we hope you will encourage those you are sharing the articles and information with to join the AHC so they can stay informed and up-to-date! Permission to pass on the AHC News articles to your members, readers, or others is granted on the condition that it is forwarded in its original form or directly linked with the AHC logo and a link to the AHC ...
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AHC Latest News- April 17,2020

The following is from the American Horse Council: April 17, 2020 - Special Issue White House Releases Guidelines to Re-Open the U.S. Economy On Thursday, April 16, the White House released "Guidelines for Opening Up America Again," a 20-page document outlining a tiered and regionally-based roadmap to get back to business.   The guidelines are voluntary and authorize governors to implement either state-wide, or "county by county" timetables for easing restrictions on personal and commercial mobility.  Importantly, the guidelines establish so-called "gating criteria," enumerating health-based benchmarks that serve as a prerequisite for different classes of business establishments to re-open. Mass gatherings including racing events and horse shows would fall under "Phase 3," which Administration officials are identifying as a state of relative ...
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AHC Latest News- April 10,2020

The following is from the American Horse Council: April 10, 2020 - Special Issue Copyright © 2020 American Horse Council Free webinar on COVID-19 Financial Assistance Options for Horse Owners and Horse Businesses If you or your business is struggling financially due to COVID-19 related layoffs, closings, or reduced business, join Extensionhorses.org and AHC to learn about some assistance options. Ashley Harkins from the United Horse Coalition (UHC) provided an overview of  UHC and spoke about their resource database of safety net programs including rescues and hay banks for horse owners. Bryan Brendle from the AHC described some pandemic-related federal assistance programs including unemployment assistance, federal tax rebates, and two small business loans made available by the CARES Act (the Paycheck ...
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AHC Tax Bulletin-March 2020

The following is from the American Horse Council: AHC's Tax Bulletin is Sponsored by The American Horse Council keeps you up to date with important tax court cases and regulations with its bi-monthly Tax Bulletin. The Tax Bulletin is a member benefit, and thus is not intended for reproduction. For more information on federal legislation, equine health and regulatory issues, taxes, animal welfare, racing, recreation, and showing please visit our website at www.horsecouncil.org Copyright 2020. All rights to this AHC Tax Bulletin No. 395 is retained by the American Horse Council. No reproduction or distribution of this Tax Bulletin is permitted without prior written consent of the AHC. Congress, President Deliver $2 Trillion Relief Package, Address Many Horse Industry Concerns  By, Bryan ...
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Special News Release March 19, 2020

The following is from the American Horse Council: Special News Release   AHC responds to pandemic by compiling resources to help equine industry Human Health, Equine Health & Business Health Click here for a link to our COVID-19 Resources Federal Policymakers Outline Massive Stimulus Package to Assist Business, Individual Taxpayers With the Senate having been recalled this week from a scheduled recess, lawmakers and Administration officials are discussing the outlines of an $850 billion stimulus package to address economic disruptions caused by COVID-19.   The package, which will need support from House Democrats, may include $50 billion in direct assistance to the airline industry, $500 billion in direct cash payments to individual taxpayers, and $250 billion in loans for small business.   Because a ...
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