Should you buy or lease your new equipment? We’ll review your current financial position, cashflow and cost base to decide whether buying or leasing is the right thing for the business. #businessadvice #SmallBusiness
There are certain items of equipment, machinery and hardware that are essential to the operation of your business – whether it’s the delivery van you use to run your home-delivery food service, or the high-end digital printer you use to run your print business.
But when a critical business asset is required, should you buy this item outright, or should you lease the item and pay for it in handy monthly instalments?
To buy or to lease? That is the question
Buying new pieces of business equipment, plant, machinery or vehicles can be an expensive investment. So, depending on your financial situation, it’s important to weigh up the pros and cons of buying, or opting for a leasing option.
First of all, let’s look at why you might decide to buy the item…
Buying: the pros and cons:
Leasing: the pros and cons:
Talk to us about whether buying or leasing is the best way forward
Whether you opt to buy or lease your equipment isn’t always a straightforward decision to make – so it’s a good idea to consult with your accountant early on in the decision-making process.
We’ll help you review your current financial position, assess your available cashflow and look at your regular cost base to decide whether buying or leasing is the right thing for the business.