Category Archives: Section 179 Deduction

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

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 »

Why August is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

We’re now into August, and I’m starting to think that this series might have been better titled “what quarter is best to finance equipment” or “is it better to finance equipment in the fourth quarter or the first?” The reason for that is many of the months don’t change all that much when viewed back to back. In… Read More »

Why Financing 3D Printers Matters

I mentioned in a previous post about how a 3D printer made a small, obscure part for a friend of mine. Then I said, almost jokingly, how I did notice more and more companies buying 3D printers, and I should do a post about it. Well, here it is. I want to start by going back a bunch… Read More »

Why July is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

Happy summer, everyone. Here we are in July, and yes, it’s a great time to finance equipment (leasing too). Let’s see why: Let me start with vacation. Summertime, and July in particular, are big time vacation months. The sun is shining everywhere, the kids are out of school, and there’s a nice little July 4th Holiday to work… Read More »

You Still Have Time for Section 179

Here it is, the last call for Section 179. As long as you buy the equipment and put it into service by midnight 12/31/2016, you’re in for that fat Section 179 deduction for 2016. As you likely know, the Section 179 Deduction was raised to $500,000. And it’s generally good for most capital equipment. This means for most… Read More »