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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 »

Why Financing Heavy Equipment Matters

New and used heavy equipment financing is one of the more popular uses of equipment financing in general. In fact, not a day goes by that I don’t get asked about leasing a bulldozer or financing a backhoe or similar. There are several good reasons for this. The first is the fact that it makes good economic sense… Read More »

Why Drilling Rig Financing Matters

Let’s dig deep for this post. Ok, I couldn’t resist… but drilling rig financing truly does matter, and not just because I could get away with a groin-inducing joke to lead off this piece. It matters because these machines are not only impressive to look at, but they also come in all kinds of sizes, shapes, and configurations… 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 »