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Want to Finance a Commercial Vehicle Lease? Global Financial & Leasing Services has a Program for That

Boom TruchGlobal Financial & Leasing Services (GFLS) recently rolled out a program for leasing titled commercial vehicles. From work trucks, boom trucks and tank trucks to tractor/transport trucks and more, now you can finance a lease for a titled vehicle* with us.

Like our other financing programs for businesses, we offer financing for commercial vehicle leases for those with B- and C-tier credit and startups, so even if you have less-than-perfect credit, been turned down for financing at the dealership or starting a new business, it’s possible to get your financing with us. GFLS is known for, “When other lenders say no, we often say yes.”

We believe that credit blemishes shouldn’t keep business owners from financing titled commercial vehicles. Leasing commercial trucks for work can help generate revenue, from winning more contracts to providing more service. Many businesses can grow with the right commercial vehicle in their fleet, so we help business owners get the equipment they need without making a sizeable investment in purchasing or qualifying for traditional financing from big banks.

Choose the Right Type of Lease for Your Business: Operating or Capital

If financing your commercial vehicle lease is the best way to supply your company with the truck or fleet it needs to operate and grow, then you should understand the types of leases available and how they affect your business.

While there are two types of commercial leases, the one you choose has consequences for your business expenses and tax situation. It’s important to understand the differences between them so you can choose the best fit for your business.

An operating lease is considered an expense to the lessee – the one who is leasing – you. The lessee has no ownership stake in the commercial vehicle(s). Instead, you are making your payment each month for the benefit of using them for your business. The titled commercial vehicle(s) is/are the property of the leasing agent or lessor (us). The advantage to you is that because the commercial vehicle(s) is/are leased, the payment is treated as a regular operating expense, and therefore doesn’t pass to your balance sheet. Since the vehicle isn’t considered an asset, you’re not responsible for taxes on it.

Choosing a capital lease means the lessee (you) assumes a portion of the ownership of the titled commercial vehicle(s). The title(s) is/are still held by the lessor (us), but because there is joint ownership, the lessee (you) can claim depreciation and interest expense from your payments on your taxes. Unlike with an operating lease, the vehicle(s) with a capital lease is/are not considered an operating expense. The vehicle is recorded on your balance sheet as an asset because it is owned and a liability because of the payments.

LEARN MORE: Frequently Asked Questions About Commercial Vehicle Leasing
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Be Aware of When an Operating Lease is a Capital Lease in the Eyes of the IRS

It’s tempting for business owners to go with an operating lease when financing a commercial vehicle so that the vehicle is an expense, not an asset. However, the operating lease cannot meet four conditions. Otherwise, the IRS will deem it a capital lease instead. These four conditions are:

  1. The life of the lease cannot exceed 75% of the asset life.
  2. There cannot be a transfer of ownership to the lessee (you).
  3. There cannot be a “bargain price” option at the end of the lease.
  4. The current lease payments cannot exceed 90% of the vehicle’s fair market value.

Ready to Finance a Lease on a Commercial Vehicle?

Choosing an operating or capital lease when financing your commercial vehicle(s) comes down to what makes sense for your business. Talk to us if you have questions. Or when you’re ready to work with a dealership, start the application process.

*GFLS does not finance leases for semi-trucks used for interstate hauling.

People Are Talking . . .

Executive Director, Surgery Center

Judi, please accept my thanks to you and the team there for the very nice cookie basket. We received it this morning and it was a big hit with our staff. Your thoughtfulness is much appreciated and admirable. Again, my thanks to you and Larry for the smooth financing transaction we just completed. Have a great weekend. Now I have to go find some milk.
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2019-03-20T07:18:42-07:00
Judi, please accept my thanks to you and the team there for the very nice cookie basket. We received it this morning and it was a big hit with our staff. Your thoughtfulness is much appreciated and admirable. Again, my thanks to you and Larry for the smooth financing transaction we just completed. Have a great weekend. Now I have to go find some milk.

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Jerald Collens and Global Financial and Leasing Services have been great in helping me get some of my deals done that I otherwise would not have been able to close. Jerald looks at all aspects of the deal in order to find a solution that suits my clients.
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2019-03-20T07:40:58-07:00
Jerald Collens and Global Financial and Leasing Services have been great in helping me get some of my deals done that I otherwise would not have been able to close. Jerald looks at all aspects of the deal in order to find a solution that suits my clients.

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2019-03-20T07:21:41-07:00
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Your company has helped touch the hearts of both new, and returning mutual clients across the US. Jerald Collens continues to show excellence in his career, and still goes out of his way to make himself available at all times to satisfy our demanding clients needs. We are proud to have a funding partner in our industry that is dedicated to finding a way to say “yes” to every single clients unique circumstances, when other funding sources typically say “no”.
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2019-03-20T07:41:17-07:00
Your company has helped touch the hearts of both new, and returning mutual clients across the US. Jerald Collens continues to show excellence in his career, and still goes out of his way to make himself available at all times to satisfy our demanding clients needs. We are proud to have a funding partner in our industry that is dedicated to finding a way to say “yes” to every single clients unique circumstances, when other funding sources typically say “no”.

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2019-03-20T07:22:06-07:00
Judi, thanks for your support. We are building something here and having folks like yourself on our side makes all the difference!

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2019-06-27T06:11:01-07:00
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2019-03-20T07:22:31-07:00
Judi, the thanks is all yours!! You made this happen very smoothly. I am your loyal customer from here on.

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2019-06-27T06:12:47-07:00
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2019-03-20T07:26:35-07:00
Thank you, Judi, you are the best ... So understanding of the complexities of this crazy industry and compassionate enough to work with people in difficult circumstances, there is a special place in heaven for you and Jim.

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2019-06-27T06:13:06-07:00
Great folks over at Global. Julian and his Team have helped us out several times always an easy process

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I want to thank you both so much for doing a wonderful job with my customers. You truly go the extra mile to assist them with their financing needs.
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2019-03-20T07:32:35-07:00
I want to thank you both so much for doing a wonderful job with my customers. You truly go the extra mile to assist them with their financing needs.

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2019-06-27T06:13:28-07:00
Very good people.

SS, Medical Vendor

I certainly appreciate all the effort and hard work that you put into our customers. Your dynamics show us even when the financial situations are shaky that you still come through with positive outcome. Thank you so much for your hard work!
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2019-03-20T07:32:54-07:00
I certainly appreciate all the effort and hard work that you put into our customers. Your dynamics show us even when the financial situations are shaky that you still come through with positive outcome. Thank you so much for your hard work!

Michael B.

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2019-06-27T06:40:57-07:00
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President, Plumbing Company

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2019-03-20T07:37:24-07:00
Just wanted to thank you again! I just picked up five new vehicles from a lease I acquired from your friend! I am so excited! Again I cannot thank you enough for all that you have done for me!

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2019-06-27T06:41:30-07:00
Amazing opportunity these wonderful people gave me♡

President, Plumbing Company

Just wanted to thank you again! I just picked up five new vehicles from a lease I acquired from your friend! I am so excited! Again I cannot thank you enough for all that you have done for me!
Global Financial and Leasing Client Testimonials
2019-03-20T07:37:57-07:00
Just wanted to thank you again! I just picked up five new vehicles from a lease I acquired from your friend! I am so excited! Again I cannot thank you enough for all that you have done for me!

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2019-06-27T06:41:50-07:00
Great organization to work with. Very friendly staff and a good business partner.

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2019-03-20T07:38:11-07:00
It was the best quarter in my 4+ years at XXX!! You guys were a BIG part of it!! Thank You!!!

I Was Able To Open Business!

Global Financial is the best finance company I have ever dealt with. They are easy to work with and answer all questions you may have. They have made it possible for me to build my business with as little money out of pocket as possible. Without Global Financial, I wouldn't have been able to even open my apparel printing business. I would recommend this company to all business with financing needs. They are definitely my go to finance company any time I need to buy business equipment. I currently have 2 leases with them and have a long history working with them. They are great!

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2020-06-25T12:51:44-07:00
Global Financial is the best finance company I have ever dealt with. They are easy to work with and answer all questions you may have. They have made it possible for me to build my business with as little money out of pocket as possible. Without Global Financial, I wouldn't have been able to even open my apparel printing business. I would recommend this company to all business with financing needs. They are definitely my go to finance company any time I need to buy business equipment. I currently have 2 leases with them and have a long history working with them. They are great!
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