New businesses invariably need various types of equipment to be able to function effectively in the modern marketplace. Many owners assume that purchasing what they need is their only option. However, an alternative that often works even better is equipment leasing. Here are some of the advantages of obtaining the equipment you need through leasing.
Keep Cash Flow Strong
When you lease equipment, instead of depleting your company’s funds through large erratic upfront purchases for needed items, you have a manageable set of monthly payments and retain most of your cash for other needs such as salaries, expansions, and other expenses. Your cash flow remains strong; additionally, you are able to more effectively plan for future growth.
Obtain Future Financing More Easily
The payments you make for equipment leasing count as standard business expenses. The leasing of equipment is not considered long-term debt. This causes your balance sheet to appear more attractive and makes it easier for you to secure further funding for your business when you need it.
Receive Benefits at Tax Time
Equipment leasing yields another helpful benefit when it is time to pay your taxes. Under most circumstances, you are able to claim a full deduction for your lease payments.
Work with Cutting-Edge Equipment
To justify the cost of purchased equipment, you continue to use it as long as possible, even when it becomes outdated. You also often find that your used equipment has drastically depreciated in value when you attempt to sell it. However, equipment leasing allows you to keep up with the latest technological advances. You can lease the latest versions of equipment, and when your lease expires, you can upgrade to something even better. In this way, your company always remains on the cutting-edge of the latest in technology.
For more advice on equipment leasing for your business, get in touch with Porter Capital Group.