Tag Archives: work vehicle financing

The “hummer” tax break

It’s funny – all this time I’ve been writing about Section 179 and equipment financing, and I never really explained why Section 179 is sometimes referred to as “the Hummer Tax Break” (even though I’ve called it that numerous times here.) Way back in the early 90’s, a civilian version of the military’s “HumVee” was made available. And… Read More »

Vehicle Leasing and Financing 2 – Why Equipment Financing Companies and Passenger Vehicles Don’t Mix.

Continuing our series regarding vehicle leasing and financing, let’s talk about something that my company gets asked all the time, but doesn’t engage in – leasing or financing passenger vehicles to companies. On the surface, it seems a little odd, right? Because there are many, many companies who use passenger cars. In fact, one of the perks for… Read More »

Vehicle leasing and financing – what’s the difference?

I’m pretty sure I talked about this before, but if I have, it was years ago. And since Fletch has a ton of new readers since then, this is a great topic to revisit from time to time. Have you ever financed or leased a car or truck? Most of you probably have – they are easily the… Read More »

What’s hot in equipment financing (Part 2)

Let’s continue on my “what’s hot (and not) in equipment financing” series. This is part 2 of the “hot” side (insert McDonald’s McDLT joke here… only some of you get that, right?) Anyway, here are some more industries that are “hot” in leasing equipment: Vocational Vehicles are hot. What I mean by “vocational vehicles” are trucks and such… Read More »