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The Two Sides of Section 179

I’ll continue on Section 179, because I had a quick thought that I wanted to expand on. I have talked about Section 179 a lot, and how companies can use this great tax deduction to buy equipment that improves their operations and production.  I have also talked about using Section 179 to sell more. In other words, if… Read More »

Sell Equipment on a Payment Every Single Time

I’ve mentioned this before, but years ago, I sold cars for a while. I’m happy I did. I’m of the firm belief that selling cars is fantastic training for almost any businessperson, especially in any sales activity. It teaches you to work with people, handle rejection, and follow through. But, to me, the biggest thing selling cars taught… Read More »

Soft Cost Financing – Delivery, Setup, and Taxes

Let’s continue with my series of adding soft cost financing to any equipment financing or equipment leasing deal you engage in. This time we’ll talk about financing delivery and setup, and touch on taxes as well.   Delivery is pretty straightforward. Most companies who sell equipment won’t pay for delivery. Some will send it via carrier (UPS or… 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 »

Why Financing Horizontal Directional Drills Matters

Nerd alert: when I was a kid, a movie that stuck in my mind was a schlocky 70’s film named At The Earth’s Core, starring Peter Cushing. It was filled with strange monsters and such, but one thing that really piqued my interest was the giant “drill” type vehicle they used to get there. My friends and I,… Read More »