Soft Cost Financing – Delivery, Setup, and Taxes

Let’s continue with my series of adding soft cost financing to any equipment financing or equipment leasing deal you engage in. This time we’ll talk about financing delivery and setup, and touch on taxes as well.   Delivery is pretty straightforward. Most companies who sell equipment won’t pay for delivery. Some will send it via carrier (UPS or… Read More »

theLeaseGuy

3rd Quarter Section 179 Update

Let me take a quick break from my maintenance agreement series and discuss Section 179 for a moment. Here we are, well into September, and we’re staring the fourth quarter of 2018 right in the face. And now that the third quarter is coming to a close, where are you on your Section 179 spending? To be honest,… Read More »

theLeaseGuy

Soft Cost Financing – Maintenance Agreements

One of the better ways to protect your investment on a piece of equipment is to purchase a maintenance agreement for it. This is especially true if your equipment is expensive, and/or it’s really needed for your company to operate. We’ve become somewhat conditioned as a society to resist certain add-ons. This usually comes into play at the… Read More »

theLeaseGuy

Soft Cost Financing – Overview

I was getting my oil changed the other day, and started thinking about “maintenance”, as in regular maintenance for my car (because, of course, that’s exactly what an oil change is). Then, since I’m Fletch, my mind wanders to equipment financing, and regular maintenance on purchased equipment. And it occurred to me that I don’t speak about maintenance… Read More »

theLeaseGuy

What’s NOT Hot in Equipment Financing in 2018

My last post talked about what was hot in the world of equipment financing in 2018. Now let’s do the opposite and talk about what isn’t hot. The last time I posted about this, I cited brick and mortar retail businesses as a whole as not being hot, and sadly, that trend continues. While I find it hard… Read More »

theLeaseGuy