Section 179 Calculator

Section 179 Discount includes a real effect on your gear charges. Here is a simple to make use of a calculator that will assist you to estimate your tax savings. Only input your gear or software’s cost, and let the calculator look after the others. Take note that Section 179 Calculator completely reflects all and any amendments and the present Section 179 restrictions bonus depreciation. Essentially, Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year. That means that if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the FULL PURCHASE PRICE from your gross income. It’s an incentive created by the U.S. government to encourage businesses to buy equipment and invest in themselves.


IRS Section 179 Tax Deduction qualifications

  • The deduction limit for Section 179 in 2019 is $1,000,000.
  • The 2019 Section 179 Deduction threshold for total amount of equipment that can be purchased is now $2,500,000.
  • Once the $2,500,000 limit is exceeded, the 179 deduction is reduced dollar for dollar – at $3,500,000 of equipment purchased, the 179 deduction is no longer available.
  • Most new and used equipment, as well as some software, qualify for the Section 179 Deduction.
  • Bonus depreciation is 100% on both new and used equipment.
  • When applying these provisions, Section 179 is generally taken first, followed by Bonus Depreciation.


2020 Tax Incentives: Section 179

Tax provisions accelerate depreciation on qualifying business equipment, office furniture, technology, software and other business items. When you finance such purchases with Ascentium Capital, you may deduct a significant portion, up to $1,040,000 in 2020 (to be adjusted for inflation in future years). There is a dollar-for-dollar phase out for purchases over $2.59 million. Additionally, for 2020 bonus depreciation remains at 100% on qualifying assets. Consequently, not only will Section 179 help bolster your bottom line, you garner the benefits of new equipment and technology that will help grow your business.

To capture these tax savings, a qualifying property must be placed in service before December 31, 2020. Simply choose your business equipment and Ascentium will design payments to help you make a profitable decision.


Frequently Asked Questions About Section 179 Tax Incentives

Why was Section 179 created?

Section 179 was created as part of a government stimulus act to encourage small businesses to invest in their growth by providing accelerated depreciation and tax deductions on qualifying business purchases.

What is the 2020 Annual Deduction Limit?

For 2020, the maximum amount you may elect to deduct is $1,040,000 on qualifying property purchased and placed into service during the 2020 tax year. If your purchases exceed $2.59 million, the deduction amount will be reduced dollar for dollar equal to the amount over $2.59 million.

What is Bonus Depreciation?

Bonus depreciation allows qualifying businesses that spend more than the Section 179 limit to depreciate up to 100% on the remaining purchase amount. Bonus depreciation is very useful to companies that spend more than the allowed $2.59 million in a tax year. After Section 179 deductions are taken by a small business, bonus depreciation may be applied to further accelerate depreciation.

What types of purchases qualify for Section 179?

Purchases of business equipment, office furniture, computers, software and technology as well as many other business assets qualify for Section 179. Click here for more detail on the assets that may qualify for Section 179 tax deduction.

Can you apply the Section 179 deduction and/or bonus depreciation to financed equipment?

Yes! For eligible companies, choosing to finance your purchase of equipment can help your company save when the finance agreement enables you to take advantage of Section 179! Talk to your tax advisor and finance manager to determine the type of financing that best suits your company’s unique tax needs.

How do I take advantage of the Section 179 Deduction?

If your company and the assets qualify, fill out applicable parts of IRS Form 4562 and include it with your tax filing.

To elect the Section 179 tax deduction, qualifying assets must be purchased and put into service during the tax year for which you are electing the deduction.

*Tax calculation is only an example for illustrative purposes. Bonus depreciation applies to new equipment only. Consult your tax advisor regarding Section 179 and the specific impact on your business. Financing based on credit approval.