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Section 179 Tax Savings
Section 179 of the I.R.S. tax code offers significant deductions on qualifying business vehicles.
Thanks to new guidelines under the IRS Section 179 tax code, many small business that invest in new equipment can now write off up to $1,080,000 of these purchases on their IRS tax returns. Normally, businesses spread these deductions over several years. But now, with the tax benefits provided under IRS Section 179, many small businesses can write off up to the entire purchase cost of one or more qualifying new Mercedes-Benz trucks or vans. Again, thats up to $1,080,000 worth, all in the first year they're placed in service.
It gives you a chance to deduct up to $27,000 of a qualifying vehicle from your business's gross income during that tax year-all at one. In some cases you may even be able to deduct the full purchase price of your vehicle. (Please consult your tax professional to find out if you qualify for the full amount). It's especially helpful for small businesses who want their tax savings right away, rather than receiving them bit by bit over time through depreciation. It gives many businesses the financial leeway to purchase vehicles they need right away, rather than waiting.
You may qualify if you:
These are the limits on claiming this tax savings:
$27,000 tax deduction for qualifying vehicles based on current Section 179 of U.S. tax code and maximum deduction permitted for such vehicles under Section 179. Vehicle must be purchased for business use. Your tax rate and eligibility may vary. Please consult your tax professional for more information on applicability of deduction and whether you qualify for the maximum amount available. This information does not constitute, nor is it intended to be, legal, tax, financial planning or investment advice and should not be relied upon as such. Federal tax depreciation deductions are subject to change without notice. For more information visit IRS.gov.