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American Pest expands in Virginia

October 11, 2019 By
Richmond, Va.-based PestMasters Inc. has been acquired by American Pest, an Anticimex company based in Fulton, Md. The family-owned firm was begun in 1953, and its owner and CEO, Dave Boose is a past president of the Virginia Pest Management... Read more»
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Fiscal fitness check: 2019 Pest Control Operating Cost Study

October 2, 2019 By
The benchmarking intel in this 2019 Pest Control Operating Cost Study is designed to serve as an industry fitness tracker for team owners and managers. Read more»
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When you know it is time to sell

October 2, 2019 By
In his farewell column for PMP, Ray Johnson shares why he sold his company, Johnson Pest Control, and his plans in retirement. Read more»
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Overtime rule now on hold

November 23, 2016 By
On Nov. 22, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor (DOL) rule on the income level at which employees are entitled to overtime. The rule was set to go into effect Dec. 1,... Read more»
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Financial Strategies: Why are S Corporations So Popular?

January 19, 2016 By
Knowing the difference between a C corporation and an S corporation is essential for effective tax planning. It’s important for pest management company owners to understand the differences between a C corporation (C Corp) and an S corporation (S Corp).... Read more»
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Let Your Peers Help You Boost Your Business

April 13, 2015 By
What a terrific time we had last month in sunny Florida — several pest management professionals (PMPs) gathered for a couple of days of intense learning, camaraderie and nighttime entertainment in a noncompetitive environment. Throughout the years, I’ve attended many... Read more»
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Off the Cuff: Throwing the Books at You

November 25, 2014 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP) is proud of the educational resources we offer in our PMP bookstore and now we’ve added two new books to our broad range of topical titles, which collectively address virtually all aspects of the pest management... Read more»
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2014 New York Pest Expo Wrap-Up

November 19, 2014 By
NEW YORK CITY — More than 500 pest management industry manufacturers, distributors, business owners and technicians filled the Fort Washington Avenue Armory in Manhattan on Nov. 13 for the 2014 New York Pest Expo, an annual event held by Bug... Read more»
cover: From Technician to CEO: The Evolution of a High-Growth Pest Control and Lawn Care Company

New Book Tells Fictional Tale of Pest Control Operator

November 5, 2014 By
CLEVELAND—Dan Gordon, CPA, a PMP columnist and owner of industry accounting consultancy PCO Bookkeepers, has written a new book. From Technician to CEO: The Evolution of a High-Growth Pest Control and Lawn Care Company tells the fictional tale of Peter... Read more»

United in Hope: When the Student becomes the Teacher

October 25, 2014 By
On March 7, 2013, our son Matt — then a freshman in college with aspirations of following in my footsteps and becoming an accountant — was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. As parents, we try to teach our children... Read more»
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