Join us at Optrafair 2019
Snowbird Finance is delighted to be exhibiting at Optrafair from the 30th March - 1st April 2019, NEC Birmingham
For four decades the entire community of practitioners, suppliers and educators have chosen...
'Our practice expansion project was incredibly complex, requiring both loans and equipment finance. Snowbird really understood what we wanted to achieve and the timescales we needed to do it in. They were great to work with. Nothing was too much trouble and they delivered an exceptional service'
The Stradbrook Centre Ltd
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Lease purchase (also known as Hire Purchase) offers taxation and ownership benefits for Dental professionals purchasing new practice equipment, allowing you to own the equipment outright once all the payments have been made (subject to a nominal title transfer fee). This also means that the equipment will show on the balance sheet as a fixed asset.
This is a popular option for managing cashflow, particularly for newly established or expanding dental practices, as there is no significant outlay, leaving you to save working capital for other projects.
Lease purchase schemes are usually for periods of up to 5 years with monthly fixed payments. It is possible to finance most of the equipment in your practice, such as X-ray machines, sterilisation devices, IT systems and even cabinetry.
The main tax benefit of this type of finance solution is that your purchase would qualify for the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA), which offers tax relief at 100% on qualifying expenditure in the first year of purchase and on the interest payments over the term of the agreement. The maximum you can deduct from your taxable profits was increased to £500,000 in the 2014 Budget, until 31 December 2015.*
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*You have sole responsibility for the management of your tax and legal affairs. We recommend that you obtain your own independent tax and legal advice tailored to your individual circumstances. Snowbird Finance does not provide tax or legal advice.