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Leasing a Copier: How to Do It Right

Making sure you get the right lease and the right partner is scary. The tips below will tell you how to get it right.

Much like those mortgage commercials that turn the most confident person into a bundle of nerves, the idea of leasing technology makes many business professionals uncomfortable.

Am I getting a good deal? What should I look for? Will I be stuck in a box?

Those and many other questions chase each other round and round during the decision process.

Still, leasing is often the better option for your office – especially if your operating budget is running low. Couple that with the rapid pace at which technology becomes outdated, and leasing is a great option for those looking to keep their tech fresh.

Here are just a few of the most compelling advantages to lease today.

Topics: Leasing LeaseCare Managed Print Services

The Section 179 Deduction: It Can Be "BIG" For Small Business

The IRS Section 179 Deduction represents an incentive created by the U.S. government to encourage businesses to buy equipment and invest in themselves.

So, it's the end of another business year and once again you find yourself looking for opportunities in every nook and cranny to improve profitability or searching to boost productivity with some much-needed business technology investment. I don't know about you, but I'd much rather wear myself out looking at endless college football games than wearing myself out trying to improve profits under a late year pressure crunch. Now that's a beat down.  Either way, for most business managers or owners a "best-case" year-end bonus is probably on the line, or "worse-case" — the stress of ensuring basic business survival.

Topics: Office Equipment Leasing LeaseCare