For the 2016 tax year, the Section 179 Tax Deduction Limit has been raised back to $500,000, the increased level in effect in 2013 and is not reduced until the cost of section 179 property placed in service exceeds $2 Million.
Understanding The Section 179 Deduction. Click this link to see how Section 179 can benefit your business in 2016.
What you should know:
When applying these provisions, Section 179 is generally taken first, followed by Bonus Depreciation – unless the business has no taxable profit in the given tax year.
Original Equipment Cost: $500,000
2016 Potential Tax Savings: $175,000
Final Equipment Cost: $325,000
Cash Savings on Equipment Purchase: $175,000