Understanding Tax Terms: Depreciation Recapture Too many taxpayers using a home office or having rental property are surprised by their tax bill when they sell their property. A little understood area of the tax code called depreciation recapture is often the culprit.
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The bonus depreciation and Section 179 tax code provisions allow small businesses to expense large capital purchases. Is this better than depreciating the purchase over time? Here are some thoughts on the matter. As a reminder, businesses may accelerate the expensing of qualified capital purchases. This can be done within two special provisions in the tax code. Section 179 The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 extends the annual $500,000 …Read More