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Buying vs. leasing business equipment: What works for you?

Traditionally, it's been easier for many businesses to lease rather than purchase new equipment since it costs less up front and can help you stay up-to-date with the latest technology. However, since Congress permanently set the Section 179 deduction limit at $500,000 in December 2015, small and mid-size businesses may qualify for a hefty tax break for buying equipment. Read More >

Acquiring new equipment: loan vs. lease

As many businesses continue to hem and haw about investing in new equipment (according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association), your company may be able to win a competitive advantage by taking decisive action and acquiring new equipment. For many businesses, new equipment offers the potential for moving the company in a new direction, increasing efficiency or boosting production. However, deciding to invest in new equipment is only part of the equation. You also need to decide how to finance your equipment — with a lease vs. loan? Consider the following four factors when weighing your decision. Read More >

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