Category Archives: Section 179 Deduction

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

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 »

New Section 179 Changes Explained by the IRS

I know a sizable portion of readers here rely on Fletch to bring them the latest Section 179 news. After all, I’m sometimes called the “Section 179 Geek” by friends and colleagues, and yes, I’m guilty of that. I simply think it’s an awesome business tax deduction that should be utilized each and every year by each and… Read More »

Using Section 179 to Sell More – Part 3

One more post about using Section 179 to sell more. You can read part one here, and part two here. These strategies are a little more advanced than what I talked about earlier (which boiled down to more or less “talk about it more / get it on your website and marketing collateral”). The following three strategies are… Read More »

Using Section 179 to Sell More – Part 2

In my last post I talked about using Section 179 to sell more equipment, and focused on the fact that many business owners simply aren’t aware that Section 179 even exists. Let’s take that one step further and talk about a few specific strategies that can help equipment sellers sell more using Section 179. #1 – Make Your… Read More »