By J.D. Jenks
Now that the politics of the Sequestration has settled in, the fall out will be felt by small business. CFO.com, 2/28/13, Sequestration: Growth Juice for Alternative Lenders?, David Rosenbaum states, “Small businesses face a looming working capital crisis”.
The case built by Mr. Rosenbaum in his article… Continue reading
Good news! As part of the recent Fiscal Cliff deal, Section 179 tax deduction has received a nice boost for 2013! Prior to the resolution, the amount of deduction allowed was on track to be reduced but the revised deal has raised the limit of deduction for 2013 (and 2012… Continue reading
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Set to take effect January 1, 2013, the 2.3% excise tax on certain medical devices, which was imposed as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), will pose significant challenges to the medical device industry. Although the tax will apply primarily to manufacturers and importers of medical… Continue reading
From Accountingtoday.com: Small businesses across the U.S. are reporting generally modest but steady improvement in their finances, according to a new survey. The quarterly survey, by Capital One, found that small businesses started the year on a more solid footing in the first quarter of 2012. The initial gains… Continue reading
The outlook for equipment financing in the venture-backed start-up segment looks favorable over the next year. Independent lessors and equipment lenders continue to play a special role, bringing creative solutions that allow lessees to acquire the equipment, working capital, and growth… Continue reading
Originally posted on equipmentfa.com: Total bankruptcy filings in the United States for July 2012 decreased 12 percent compared to the previous year, according to data provided by Epiq Systems, Inc. July bankruptcy filings totaled 97,073, down from the 110,173 filings registered in July 2011. Total commercial filings for July… Continue reading
Orginally posted on Equipmentfa.com: The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) released the July 2012 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by… Continue reading
From Manufacturing Business Technology: Many equipment manufacturers and vendors have learned the benefits of equipment financing as a way to acquire equipment for themselves.
From The MonitorDaily: According to a report by Global Industry Analysts (GIA), the global market for medical equipment rental and leasing is forecast to reach $56 billion by the year 2017, driven by the economies associated with the usage of leased medical equipment and devices. Additionally, the demand for… Continue reading