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September 2011

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Tax-Deductible Business Expansion Beats Capitalization

Tax deductions put cash in your pocket and make you smile.


Capitalized business acquisition expenses don’t make you smile because they generally produce no tax cash benefit until you get out of the business, if ever. And then that belated benefit, if realized, is at a fraction of your tax bracket because it simply reduces your capital gains, not your ordinary income.


In between the smile and no smile, you have start-up tax deductions that allow an immediate deduction of up to $5,000 and then require 15-year amortization on amounts not eligible for the immediate ... Log in to view full article.

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