Businesses should know the tax rules for deducting depreciation on certain property. This deduction can benefit eligible business taxpayers. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made changes to the rules around depreciation that will affect many businesses. First off, businesses should remember they can generally depreciate tangible property, except land. Tangible property includes: Buildings Machinery […]
Yes, Even Car Color Matters When Evaluating Vehicle Depreciation Costs
The management of fleet vehicles is inherently costly, but the biggest fleet expense is by far the depreciation of vehicles, followed by fuel costs. Depreciation will be dependent on your business vehicles age, mileage, vehicle type and model, as well as your acquisition costs. But how can you manage the depreciation of your business vehicles […]
What is Depreciation and How Does It Affect My Taxes?
You’ve likely heard the terms depreciate and depreciation when it comes to tax matters. But do you really understand the basics of these concepts and how they apply to your taxes? Depreciation Defined In layman’s terms, the basic concept of depreciation revolves around an income tax deduction. This IRS write-off allows a taxpayer to recover the cost of certain […]