Tag Archives: Equipment Financing

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 »

Shark Tank Financing

I want to discuss a particular aspect of equipment financing that many businesspeople really don’t understand. And that’s the difference between what I call “straight” financing (like what my company and other lending institutions do), and speculative / investor type financing (like venture capital / TV shows like Shark Tank, etc.) I need to write about this because… Read More »

Bank Restrictions Jail

I’m not really a salesperson at heart, but whenever I talk with a small business owner, I’m probably going to bring up equipment financing. Not so much because I want to bring another client on board (but that never hurts), but more because I truly believe in it. Equipment financing / equipment leasing are far and away the… Read More »

Let’s Talk Section 179 Again

It’s been awhile since I posted about Section 179, so let’s discuss this thoroughly awesome tax deduction. It’s the time of year when you should start thinking hard about Section 179 – especially if you haven’t bought any qualifying equipment yet. That’s because congress raised Section 179’s deduction to a robust $500,000. This means you can buy equipment… Read More »