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...
We would highly recommend Snowbird finance to anyone who is thinking of providing finance to their patients. The portal is easy to use and a very quick solution to set up patients so they can do it themselves at home saving the practice time. Patients comment how easy and quick it is to apply and love how quick they get a response. The support we get from all members of Snowbird is exceptional. We couldn’t be happier with every aspect of their service.
Natalie Rogers, Practice Manager
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Lease purchase (also known as Hire Purchase) offers taxation and ownership benefits for Optical professionals purchasing new equipment for their business as it allows you to own the equipment 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.
If you have a newly established Optical business then this can also be a particularly effective way of managing your cashflow, 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 fixed payments made monthly in advance, so you know exactly how much you need to pay each month, regardless of the prevailing base rate.
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. 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.