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The end of 2019 is just a few weeks away, it’s undoubtedly crossed your mind to start talking to your CPA and figuring out your end of year fiscal spend and how to best utilize this for tax deductions.

Since time is very short, we decided to help you by highlighting how Section 179 of the IRS Tax-Code can benefit your business and what BestPack can do to help you with this.

Section 179 at a Glance for 2019

Section 179 deduction is part of the Tax Code that allows businesses to deduct the purchase price of any qualifying equipment purchased during the tax year you are currently in. That means that if you buy a qualifying piece of equipment for your business and put it into service within that year, you can deduct the FULL purchase price from your gross income. This was created by the government to inspire businesses to invest in themselves and further their expansion. 

2019 Deduction Limit: $1,000,000

This deduction is good on new and used equipment, as well as off-the-shelf software. To benefit from this deduction for 2019, the equipment must be financed or purchased and be placed into service between January 1, 2019 and the end of the day on December 31, 2019.

2019 Spending Cap on Equipment Purchases: $2,500,000

This is the maximum amount that can be spent on equipment before the Section 179 Deduction available to your company begins to be reduced on a dollar for dollar basis. This spending cap makes Section 179 a true “small business tax incentive” (because larger businesses that spend more than $3.5 million on equipment won’t get the deduction.)

Bonus Depreciation: 100% for 2019

Bonus Depreciation is generally taken after the Section 179 Spending Cap is reached. The Bonus Depreciation is available for both new and used equipment.

Who Qualifies for Section 179?

All businesses that purchase, finance, and/or lease new or used business equipment during 2019 should qualify for the Section 179 Deduction (assuming they spend less than $3,500,000).

Learn more about Section 179 and the rules for it here: https://www.section179.org/

How Can BestPack Help You Take Advantage of This?

Here at BestPack we specialize in providing the best of the best in packaging solutions. From fully and semi-automatic carton erecting and sealing machines to customized tape designed for enhanced sealing in various applications, we have built our business around helping brands to automate their sealing process and boost efficiency. We focus on high-quality products for your business, innovation through customized solutions for our clients and responsibility for your expansion.

If you are making the changes in your business to become more automated we can definitely help with that. Your employees will be free to take on more challenging tasks that basic automation can’t fulfill, helping to increase overall productivity and bottom line.

For that, you are going to want to take a look at the MSD. This machine is our most popular operator-fed adjustable carton sealer. The MSD is a top of the line machine, designed to suit a variety of light-to-heavy duty uniform carton closure applications. Using side belt technology, the MSD will seal very narrow to wide cartons. This can seal up to 40 cartons a minute!

If you are looking for a carton sealer built for random sized cartons, the RS is your answer. This semi-automatic sealer is built for speed and is known for its rugged dependability. Also utilizing side belt drives, creating excellent seals is easily done for a wide range of random carton weights and sizes. Capable of sealing up to 15 large and small, heavy and light cartons, the RS is the most flexible machine in our random carton sealer product line.

Additionally, the MBD Carton Sealer is unquestionably worth your consideration. Operator-fed and very easily adjusted, the MBD can seal up to 30 uniform cartons/minute, both top and bottom seals. The two belts are powered by a 110V UL-approved electric motor and this machine is designed with adjustable legs so that the height can be easily set to match with any production line.

In sum, we want you to take advantage of all that BestPack has to offer before this tax year is over. Look at how your business needs to expand, it’s goals and your own personal goals, and see what you need to do or change to create that expansion for yourself. If it means integrating automation or personalized packaging we can help you with that. It’s our guarantee!

All of these machines are in stock and ready to ship now!

Browse our full range of automatic and semi-automatic sealers and carton erectors on our product pages and connect with us today!

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