Effective cash flow management is an extremely important element to a successful business – small or large. Equipment financing offers business owners a means to acquire equipment based on an operating budget – not based on capital or cash on hand.
Equipment financing is an option which enables any business to acquire new equipment – or upgrade existing equipment while avoiding the inefficiencies of obsolescence. Financing also means postponing the ultimate purchase decision for a piece of equipment until the end of the financing term.
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS OF LEASING INCLUDE:
Tax Treatment – The tax incentives for purchasing new equipment have never been greater. By offering your customers a lease to purchase option, the amount they save in taxes could be greater than what they pay in the first year of a lease. Their new equipment could make them money from day one!
100% Financing – Since a lease often doesn’t require a down payment, it’s equivalent to 100% financing.
Flexibility – As businesses grow and needs change, the customer may be able to add or upgrade equipment at any point during the financing term.
Asset Management – Financing provides the use of equipment for specific periods of time at fixed payments. The financing company assumes and manages the risk of equipment ownership. At the end of the term, if the customer elects to return the equipment, the financing company is responsible for the disposition of the asset.
Flexible End of Term Options – There are typically three flexible options at the end of a term. The customer can return the equipment, purchase the equipment from the finance company or extend the financing for an additional period of time.
Commercial Financing through Marlin Business Services Corp.®
Marlin Business Services Corp.®is a nationwide provider of equipment and software financing, specializing in providing innovative solutions for small and mid-size businesses. Marlin has extended $4 billion in financing by providing tailored financing programs and competitive lease structures. In 2008, Marlin opened Marlin Business Bank®, a commercial bank chartered by the State of Utah and a member of the Federal Reserve System. Our bank provides flexibility and diversity to our corporate funding strategy through the issuance of certificates of deposit. Marlin Business Services Corp. is publicly traded on NASDAQ: (MRLN), well-capitalized and an industry leader in small-ticket financing.