Benefits of phone system leasing
Acquiring a new business phone system is often an effective way to boost productivity and realize long term cost savings. Financing this investment, however, can be a challenge for many businesses. Leasing can be an efficient and effective financing alternative for managing growth and planning for the build-out, upgrade or replacement of existing equipment and technology while preserving cash flow.
Seven reasons why you should consider leasing your business phone system:
1. Gain 100% Financing
Hardware, software, cabling and services can be financed, enabling you to walk out the door with a “total” solution!
2. Conserve valuable working capital
Equipment purchased with cash depletes your working capital. Lease financing allows that working capital to be used more effectively for other purposes.
3. Acquire ease of budgeting and inflation protecting
Phone system leasing provides an alternative source of financing. This allows you to acquire the communications equipment that you need without limiting your ability to finance inventories or greater short-term needs.
4. Avoid the obsolescent
Business phone leasing allows you to use the equipment that you need over the term in which that it will be useful to you. Leasing allows you all the benefits of ownership without the risk of being committed to obsolete technology.
5. Enjoy ease of acquisition
Leasing provides you with the convenience of one-stop shopping! Once you select the equipment, you then decide on the payment terms that best fit your budget.
6. Get tax advantages
Due to accounting and tax treatment of leases, a lease may provide some tax-timing benefits to your business. The savings involved will vary depending on the type of equipment, lease terms and your marginal tax bracket. Generally, lease payments can be treated as operating expenses rather than capital expenditures, whereby providing full and immediate deductibility. You should refer to your accountant for advice on potential savings.
7. Benefit from self-financing
Lease payments are often made with the revenues generated or savings realized through the utilization of the leased equipment. As a result, phone system leasing enables you to achieve a “profit” on the new equipment from the first month of usage.
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|Down Payment||Negotiable, but generally none required- 100% financing may be available||10% – 25% of value||100% of the cost is deducted from important working capital|
|Soft cost Coverage||All soft costs can be financed||Cannot finance labour, maintenance or freight||Requires full payment well in advance of benefiting from the new equipment|
|Payments/cash flow||Usually lower monthly payments since a lease has a purchase option at the end of the lease’s term for the asset’s residual value||Usually higher payments since you must finance the entire balance of the purchase price||Must pay in full|
|Obsolescence||Some leases allow for the equipment to be returned at the end of the lease or traded up for newer equipment||Purchaser owns asset and takes responsibility for its obsolescence||Purchaser owns asset and takes responsibility for its obsolescence|
|Term, amortization and interest rates||Often the same for the two types of financing||No traditional interest owed|
|Tax implications||Lessee may deduct entire lease payment||Purchaser must depreciate asset and may only deduct a portion of the loan payments||No known tax benefits to paying with cash|
|Accessibility||Credit decision made within 4 hours||10 – 30 days to complete||Immediate ownership|