Tag Archives: 2018 section 179

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 »

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 »

Improve Your Company in Different Ways

I’ve recently written about the strong small business economy, and improving your company. But I realized my thinking was somewhat limited in what I was suggesting. For example, I was discussing adding machines, trucks, etc., and combining such with equipment financing and Section 179. Now, while those are perfectly good ways to improve your business, a strong economy,… Read More »

The Perfect Time to Improve Your Business

In my last post, I reported that small business optimism is at an all-time high. And now I want to discuss a point that all businesses should take into consideration during this excellent wave of optimism and confidence. It’s pretty obvious, but it’s always worth repeating:  it’s time to improve your company. Experts will suggest that any time… Read More »