Business By The Numbers with Hunt Demarest, CPA Leases vs Loans - Does It Matter [E090] - Business By The Numbers

Episode 90

Leases vs Loans - Does It Matter [E090]

Today on Business by the Numbers, Hunt compares a 5-year equipment lease to a 5-year bank loan to help you understand the financial and tax impacts of each option. He explains:

• Different lease types and their impacts.

• Case Study: Toyota Corolla: To buy or lease? Tax angles: full deduction for loans vs. lease payment deductions.

• Why Lease? What are the Structures, benefits, and pitfalls of leasing? He also talks about the allure of leasing luxury cars, like why cars like BMW are commonly leased.

• Business Equipment Leasing: Short-term vs. long-term: which to choose?

• Equipment Choices: Alignment rack decisions: purchase, finance, or lease?

• Interest Rates: Transparent bank rates vs. vendor lease mysteries.

• Maximizing Loan Benefits: Early payoff = more savings.

• Navigating Today's Finance: Adapting to soaring interest rates and market shifts.

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