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January 2024

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Buy or Lease a Business Vehicle: Which Costs Less?

If you’re trying to decide between leasing and buying your next business vehicle, one question is probably foremost in your mind:


Which option costs less?


Unfortunately, comparing the costs of leasing and buying isn’t as simple as it looks. To do it right, you must consider not just out-of-pocket costs but also



cash available,


the tax benefits of each option, and


the time value of money.


The Difference between Lease and Buy . . .


When you buy, you own the vehicle free and clear after you repay the loan. So you get the trade-in or sale value of the vehicle when you decide to get rid of it.


When you lease, the dealer or leasing company owns the vehicle, and you pay for its use ... Log in to view full article.

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