Category Archives: Section 179 Deduction

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

Summertime Section 179

Let’s talk about Section 179 and equipment financing for a few minutes. Because the 2019 calendar says summer is here, and that means something very special.  It means that if you finance equipment and take the Section 179 deduction, you will likely save MORE in taxes than you will pay out in monthly payments for the rest of… Read More »

Year-End Section 179 Reminder

Here we are, at the end of another year. Hopefully, we’re all brimming with holiday cheer and the good feelings that this time of year always brings. And hopefully, you’re planning to use Section 179 for 2018. Because like all years, the Section 179 tax deduction will expire at midnight on 12/31. And for 2018 (and beyond), the… Read More »

All I Want For Christmas is… a Heavy Equipment Financing Company

One thing I really like about being in the equipment financing industry is being around all the different products we finance. Construction equipment, to name one type of equipment, always gets my imagination going. It goes back to when I was a kid. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts over the years, I was the guy with the… Read More »

What’s Hot in Equipment Financing in 2018

This is one of my annual posts about what’s “hot or not” in the world of equipment financing. I could start with the obvious joke that Fletch himself is always hot, but Mrs. Fletch always laughs at me when I go on that tangent, so I’ll refrain. Ok, let’s talk about what’s hot in equipment financing. And at… Read More »

The Tax Cut and Section 179 Double Dip

I was reading the other day about how businesses were using the tax dollars from the Tax Cut and Jobs act passed last December. The “reports”, predictably, are conflicting. Some publications claim business spending is up. Others are critical, saying businesses are not using those funds to invest in themselves. Personally, being in the industry, I believe the… Read More »