Permanent Tax Extenders Bill Has Been Signed Into Law
President Obama has signed off on the tax extenders bill, which will permanently expand the Section 179 deduction limit to $500,000.
"Section 179 will be permanent at the $500,000 level. Businesses exceeding a total of $2 million of purchases in qualifying equipment will have the Section 179 deduction phase-out dollar-for-dollar and completely eliminated above $2.5 million. Additionally, the Section 179 cap will be indexed to inflation in $10,000 increments in future years.
50% Bonus Depreciation will be extended through 2019. Businesses of all sizes will be able to depreciate 50 percent of the cost of equipment acquired and put in service during 2015, 2016 and 2017. Then bonus depreciation will phase down to 40 percent in 2018 and 30 percent in 2019."
For the most up to date information, please visit Section179.org. Be sure to speak with your tax advisers before year-end so you can take advantage of the new incentives available to your business.