Category Archives: Section 179 Deduction

One of the few tax deductions that really work for small business

Breaking News: Rate Increases for 2018

I just read an interesting blurb about Goldman Sachs predicting no less than FOUR (4!) Federal interest rate increases in 2018. This is one more than the three increases most other Wall Street firms predict. So who’s right? I say “who cares?” Whether it’s three hikes, four hikes, five hikes, or even just two hikes, the fact is… Read More »

Why November is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

We’re 11 months into our “which is the best month to finance equipment” series, which means we’re into November. And yes, it’s a great time to finance equipment. I’ll give you one guess as to why (and it has nothing to do with Thanksgiving, although Turkey, Potatoes, and Gravy never hurt anything). Yup, it’s our old friend Section… Read More »

Why October is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

Trick or Treat, everyone – it’s October. And it’s a great month to finance equipment. (Ok, you know I have 12 answers to the “what is the best month to finance equipment” question, but indulge me, because it all makes sense. Thanks.) Anyway, October is a fantastic time to finance or lease equipment. Here’s why: Helloooo 4th Quarter… Read More »

Let’s Talk Section 179 Again

It’s been awhile since I posted about Section 179, so let’s discuss this thoroughly awesome tax deduction. It’s the time of year when you should start thinking hard about Section 179 – especially if you haven’t bought any qualifying equipment yet. That’s because congress raised Section 179’s deduction to a robust $500,000. This means you can buy equipment… Read More »

Why September is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

If you’ve read all of these “monthly” equipment financing posts, you already know that I think any time is a good time to finance equipment. But each month does have its strong points, so let’s take a look at why September is a great month to finance equipment. Let’s start with this being the last month of the… Read More »