[thelist] taxes and write-offs

matthew garrett matthew.garrett at snet.net
Fri Dec 22 10:14:55 CST 2000

The form# is 4562 - Depreciation and Amortization the Section 179 option.

In 1999 you could write off up to $19,000 (cannot exceed business income)
INSTEAD of taking depreciation. You can even carry excess expenses over to
the next year, if they exceed your business income.

Forms and instructions and such:

<disclaimer>My degree is in photography, _not_ accounting.</disclaimer>


> *I am not a tax expert* but my tax helper has me fill out a special form
> (number
> not remembered) that allows me to immediately write off ?-up to $20k -?
> (changes
> some years?) - so I write off the new laptop I bought last year.
> Get an expert's advice - only 18 days left.
> -Hugh

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