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Similar to bond or real estate valuations, the value of a business can be expressed as the present value of expected future earnings.
Given your profit margin, it is important to know how many units of a certain product that you will need to sell in order to cover your fixed/startup costs.
Leasing is a popular method of acquiring new equipment for your business. Although the payments may seem attractive, it may not always be the best financial decision versus purchasing the equipment outright and financing it with a low interest loan.
A regular review of your company's financial ratios can help you focus on areas that may need improvement. Liquidity, efficiency, and profitability ratios, compared with other businesses in your industry, can highlight any strengths and weaknesses you might have over your competition.
Section 179 of the IRS tax code gives businesses the opportunity to deduct the FULL purchase price of qualifying new and used equipment, and software placed into service during the tax year they were purchased or financed. This tax break encourages small businesses to invest in themselves and to purchase equipment sooner rather than later. There are some limits, however, to the amount that can be written off. Use this calculator to help determine your Section 179 write off amount and the tax savings it might generate for you.