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May 2017

Using Section 179 for More/Better Revenue-Producing Equipment in Service in 2018

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What if businesses could have more or better revenue-producing equipment in service this year for a far lower net investment? Would it change how they look at your business? Bid on new relationships? Grow? In December 2015, Congress brought back the strength of the Section 179 Tax Deduction for businesses. Under the “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015,”…

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Lending and Leasing for Microbreweries

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Title photo from Barney Moss (https://www.flickr.com/photos/barneymoss/14008241153/) Crack open a cold one, let’s celebrate a milestone! According to the Brewers Association, the number of breweries in the U.S. just crossed the 5,000 mark in the fourth quarter of 2016 in the United States. That’s not all, this is a NEW RECORD beating out previous records from 2015, and (believe it or…

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The Shocking Correlation to Equipment and Employee Turnover in Small Business

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In a recent independent survey of 1412 Small Business Owners (less than $10,000,000 in revenue) that make at least 2 equipment purchases per year… Companies that pay cash for equipment keep equipment longer Companies that pay cash for equipment have higher maintenance expenses Companies that pay cash for equipment have more equipment down time Companies that pay cash for equipment…

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Landscaping Equipment Leasing and Financing for the True Professional

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Landscaping Equipment Financing We were doing a little market research into landscaping equipment and found a website that enlightened us on the massive quantity of equipment involved in professional landscaping work. We’re not going to lie, we got a little sidetracked looking at all the benefits of these exotic pieces of equipment and how they can help any landscaping professional…

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Woodworking Equipment Financing and Leasing (Saws / Planars / Shaper Systems / Etc.)

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Woodworking takes a lot of considerable skill. Professional woodworkers are highly sought-after by homeowners, hobbyists, collectors, and more! There are woodworkers of all kinds who have made a career out of their love for their craft. This may be applicable to you! There are also many hobbyists who want to leverage their skill into creating a business of their own….

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Financing & Leasing for Volumetric Mixers / Onsite Concrete Mixers

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Mobile Onsite Concrete Mixers have changed the game for many involved in concrete projects. These valuable pieces of equipment can save you money over time, most notably by implementing a Proportioning System, reducing the waste of concrete mixing materials by measuring by volume, not weight, so you can get a consistently mixed, perfect pour every time. You can see how this…

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The Year of the Small Business

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We found a great survey online from U.S. Bank, as reported on by “The Independent Voice of Equipment Finance” Monitor Daily – found here This annual survey found that “business owners are more optimistic now than any time in the eight year history of the U.S. Bank Small Business Annual Survey.” The businesses in question needed to have less than…

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Top 3 Reasons Equipment Buyers Return to Dealerships

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In a recent independent survey of 1412 Small Business Owners (less than $10,000,000 in revenue) that make at least 2 equipment purchases per year, the top 3 reasons people returned to a dealer for their next equipment purchase were: Affordability Relationship Brand Of those that chose affordability as a primary influence on their decision, 94% said they would likely return…

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