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December 2008

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Section 179 on a Pickup Truck

In March 2008, I bought a Toyota Tundra. I just realized yesterday that it has a gross vehicle weight rating of 7,100 pounds, giving me that fabulous SUV/pickup truck Section 179 deduction. How long do I have to keep this truck to utilize that deduction for 2008? (J.R., Woodlands, Tex.)


Before getting to your answer, let us clarify two technical points:



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