Tag Archives: 2018 section 179

The Section 179 Bomb

Ok, the dust has settled, the holidays are over, and I have some time to discuss Section 179. As I mentioned in a post a few weeks ago, Section 179 got a big boost from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. But I felt like I had to write about all of the major business aspects of the… Read More »

Fletch Predicts 2018

Here we are in 2018, and you know what that means: another edition of Fletch Predicts! I always do sports, and I was on a roll for a while. I predicted basketball and baseball right in 2016, and then I nailed the 2017 Superbowl – three in a row! Things were really looking up, but then I crashed… Read More »

Business Implications of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

H.R.1, aka the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed, and it means some sweeping changes for businesses. Now I’m not going to comment on the other aspects of the bill, like Health Care, bracket changes for individuals, how much it means to a family of four, and similar. You can find strong opinions on that everywhere online, with… Read More »

Why December is a Great Time to Finance Equipment

Here we are, in December. I wrote a “when is the best time of year to finance equipment” for every month, and looking back, it interests me to see that yes, every month has merit, and the reasons change. And for a lot of companies, December is the best equipment financing month. Here’s why. Section 179 is really… Read More »

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 »