2021 Section 179 Tax Deduction For Small Businesses Just Released


What is the Section 179 Deduction?

In the United States, the Section 169 Deduction is a tax code intended make it easier for small businesses to purchase capital equipment by using the full purchase price as a tax deduction.

How could the Section 179 Tax Deduction benefit me?

Using your new Cefla finishing equipment as a tax write-off, you may qualify to receive a significant amount of money back that can be reinvested into your business. Compared to years’ past, you may be able to write off the entire amount of your qualifying equipment up to $1,050,000. Additionally, businesses purchasing qualifying equipment may be eligible for an additional allowance called Bonus Depreciation. According to, the Bonus Appreciation Allowance can be useful to businesses spending more than the Section 179 spending cap of $2,620,000 on new capital equipment. In most cases, Section 179 is taken first and followed by Bonus Depreciation.

Who qualifies for the Section 179 Tax Deduction?

According to the website

  • All businesses that purchase, finance, and/or lease new or used business equipment during tax year 2021 should qualify for the Section 179 Deduction (assuming they spend less than $3,670,000);
  • Most tangible goods used by American businesses, including “off-the-shelf” software and business-use vehicles (restrictions apply) qualify for the Section 179 Deduction;
  • For basic guidelines on what property is covered under the Section 179 tax code, please refer to this list of qualifying equipment. Also, to qualify for the Section 179 Deduction, the equipment and/or software purchased or financed must be placed into service between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021;
  • For 2021, $1,050,000 of assets can be expensed; that amount phases out dollar for dollar when $2,620,000 of qualified assets are placed in service;
  • To qualify, the equipment and/or software must be used for business purposes more than 50% of the time

How can I take advantage of the Section 179 Deduction?

To get started, contact your local Cefla sales representative. Our team is well-versed in financing initiatives that help you make the most of your future investment. There is also a helpful deduction calculator tool you can use if you want to crunch the numbers on your own. Lastly, when preparing your taxes you’ll submit IRS form 4562, which will ask you to describe your equipment and declare its cost.

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