Does the 50% small business tax break apply to IT purchases?
Yes. The good news about the government's new 50% tax break is that it doesn't only apply to vehicles. Our checklist explains how it could save you money on PCS, servers, laptops, phones, and network hardware and storage.
Checklist includes: What IT equipment this applies to, how to qualify, whether the tax break applies to upgrades, when the purchase must take place, questions about software purchased with a new PC or laptop answered.
As our article above explains, the new tax breaks apply to any "tangible asset" costing $1,000 or more that would normally be eligible for depreciation under certain tax laws. This includes PCs, servers, laptops, smartphones, network hardware, storage, backup and are eligible hardware is eligible for the tax break. And, you can combine multiple similar purchases to reach the $1,000 total - meaning things like smartphones or monitors are eligble.
Below we've collected buying advice on key hardware categories where you can take advantage of the new tax breaks:
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