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New Tax Laws Hitting Supply Shops’ Bottom Lines

State-specific internet tax regulations are increasing competition, but costing more time and money
The 1992 United States Supreme Court case of Quill Corp. vs. North Dakota set the precedent for online sales tax collection, ruling that unless a company held a physical presence within a state, no sales taxes could be exacted on merchandise sold into the state.
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Enter a New Era of Business Management

Use apps and software to put your farrier practice ahead of the times.
The face of business management is changing with the birth of new technology over the last decade. Although many farriers still use old-fashioned pen and paper for billing and scheduling clients, a growing number are turning to apps and software to help their business run more smoothly.
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Shoeing Performance Horses in Oldham County, Kentucky

Kentucky Farrier Conrad Trow credits his success to dictating how his practice should operate.
Conrad Trow’s farrier practice is based in Oldham County, northwest of Louisville, Ky. When people talk about horses in the Bluegrass State, Lexington may often receive the attention, but Trow says that Oldham County is a hidden gem for the farriers that work there. Why? There are plenty of quality horses in a concentrated area.
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[Podcast] A Conversation With Chris Gregory

In this episode of the <em>American Farriers Journal</em> podcast, brought to you by GE Forge & Tool, Editor Jeremy McGovern spoke with farrier educator and clinician, Chris Gregory to talk about his life, his family’s farrier school and some important points on client management.
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by GE Forge & Tool, Editor Jeremy McGovern spoke with farrier educator and clinician Chris Gregory to talk about his life, his family’s farrier school and some important points on client management.
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