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Let me just take a wild guess. Chances are you probably aren’t thinking too much about your taxes at the moment. But you should be, even though taking advantage of the ins and outs of the tax code requires a shallow dive into the details.
There’s a feature of the 2008 Stimulus Act called Section 179 intended to encourage small businesses to invest in the equipment they need to grow. It allows taxpayers to deduct the cost of certain types of property on their income taxes as an expense, rather than requiring the cost to be capitalized and depreciated. Congress raised this deduction to $500,000, but on January 1, 2015, it was reduced to $25,000. On top of that, a built-in depreciation bonus that allowed a company to deduct 50% of new equipment cost using the Section 179 deduction expired on December 31, 2014. So it looked like game over.
But it isn’t!
Section 179 deduction is at $1,050,000 and will stay there through 2021. And, tucked into a last-minute move in Congress, its benefits and incentives have been extended and enhanced, encouraging and enabling companies of all sizes to grow by purchasing, leasing, or financing efficient new equipment. So, it may be time to cut a purchase order. (For details, be sure to visit section179.org) and set aside some quality time with your accountant and tax advisor.
The Wish List
To fuel your wish list, some of what qualifies under Section 179 can include:
New and used equipment (but must be new to you, whether purchased, leased, or financed)
Tangible personal property used in business
Office furniture and office equipment
Business vehicles with a gross vehicle weight in excess of 6,000 lbs
Property attached to your building that is not a structural component (printing press, large manufacturing tools)
Partial business use (equipment purchased for business and personal use: generally, the deduction will be based on the % of time it’s used for business)
So while you can’t expense a new Jaguar F-Type or Porsche GT3 R since they weigh less than 6,000 pounds, you can buy and expense some photopolymer equipment and start bringing processing in-house!
And, once the new investment is on-site, bonus depreciation enables companies to deduct a substantial amount of a new asset. To see how the deductions could apply to your business, use the calculator at section179.org.