Category Archives: Small Business

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Partial Business Use Vehicles – What Are the Rules?

Let’s talk about partial business-use vehicles for a moment or three. Because we get asked about this a lot.  Most of the questions are tax-related, and we can’t give official tax advice. But there are tax deductions for partial business-use vehicles, and most of them follow the same rules, which I’ll outline here. The big rule is how… Read More »

That First Business Growth Spurt Usually Involves Financed Equipment

Sometimes I get a thought in my head and it takes several different directions. I’ll write a post about it, then I think of a different angle on the same thought, and I’ll revisit with another post. This is one of those times. Recently I posted about financing equipment and how a lender saying “yes” is very validating… Read More »

The “Yes” Means Something

I recently talked about companies who financed equipment for the first time, and it reminded me of a story of a particular first timer. The company in question is a tree service company, and since he’s become a client, I’ve gotten to know the owner quite well. He started out with a bucket truck, a stump grinder, and… Read More »

Financing Equipment for the First Time

We have a ton of repeat business at Crest Capital.  Companies who finance equipment with us again and again. But it occurred to me that every equipment financing client, whether it’s ours or someone else’s, at some point in their company history financed equipment for the very first time.  And for those companies, it was likely a daunting… Read More »