Which asset costs must be capitalized, how long will an asset provide value and which depreciation method is appropriate? Click the link for answers to common questions on reporting property, plant and equipment.
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Before Dec. 31, your business should buy any needed business assets and place them in service. That way, you can take advantage of the Section 179 deduction and bonus depreciation.
Bonus depreciation allows businesses to recover the costs of depreciable property more quickly by claiming additional first-year depreciation for qualified assets. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act) extended 50% bonus depreciation through 2017. The break had expired December 31, 2014, for most assets. So the PATH Act may give[ … ]