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April 2008

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Don’t Do the Worst Thing You Can Do to Your New Vehicle Deductions

If you get a big tax break this year on your car, SUV, van, or truck, make absolutely, positively sure that you do not let your business use drop to 50 percent or less in the next couple of years. Why? If business use drops to 50 percent or less, you must



recapture your Section 179 deductions, and


recapture your MACRS deductions.

In summary: aim gun, shoot foot.


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