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April 2008

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How Trade-ins Avoid Taxes

The trade-in of an old business asset on the acquisition of a like-kind replacement business asset is a tax-deferred exchange, exempt from depreciation and Section 179 recapture.1


You have heard the expression “have your cake and eat it too.” That’s exactly what happens here when you know what you are doing. Here is how this trade-in strategy can work for you.



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