Buy a truck or SUV by the end of the year

Did you know that under IRS rules, you can buy a large truck, SUV, or other vehicle for your business and write off 100% of the purchase price as a tax credit? If you read this before December 31, you still have time to take advantage of this rule for the 2020 tax year. Small businesses can deduct the full purchase price of a commercial vehicle if the weight class exceeds 6,000 pounds. Weights are based on industry data called Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). If a vehicle is eligible for the full deduction, you don’t have to depreciate it over several years (i.e. apportion the deduction). You can get the full deducted value in one year – significant tax savings. This rule was formerly known as the Hummer loophole, which Congress technically eliminated years ago. However, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 restored a version of the Hummer gap from 2018. To take advantage of the 100% deduction, you must apply the Tesla Model X Section 179 payout rules and the Section 168 bonus depreciation rules to get the 100% – deductible reached.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to claim the deduction for tax year 2020, there are three main criteria:

Before the 31st,

GVWR rating over 6,000 pounds: Commercial vehicles with GVWR over 6,000 (large pickups, trucks, large SUVs, etc.) may be eligible for a 100% deduction. In North America, this weight rating should be marked on the inside of the driver’s door near the latch. Be sure to check the stickers on the actual vehicle you buy, as various optional packages can affect your model GVWR. See the table below for a partial list of eligible vehicles based on weight. Commercial Purpose: If you plan to use a portion of the vehicle for personal purposes, at least 50% must be used for commercial purposes.  Multiply the purchase price by the store usage percentage (51% to 100%).

What about light trucks and cars?

Commercial vehicles worth £6,000 or less are still on write-off. However, the 2020 tax year deduction for light vehicles is limited to the first $18,100. Any portion of the purchase price over $18,100 must be amortized in accordance with the IRS depreciation rules.

What are the taxes worth breaking?

Just because you say you can deduct the full amount doesn’t mean you’re deducting the dollar purchase price from your income tax liability. Instead, you need to know your tax bracket. You multiply the purchase price amount by your marginal tax rate to find the value of the tax reduction. Example: If a heavy truck was purchased for $95,000 and you are in the 24% tax bracket, to get a rough figure for depreciation value, multiply by 95,000 x.24 = 22,800. Your deduction can reduce your 2020 taxes by $22,800. Good! In addition to the Section 179 for Tesla Model X deduction and bonus depreciation, keep in mind that you can also deduct the cost of operating your vehicle’s mileage. See 2020 IRS mileage rates. As with all tax rules, there are many exceptions and exclusions, so please check with your tax advisor about your situation and any limitations. , Vs. That Qualify


  • BMW X5 M
  • BMW X5 XDrive35I
  • BMW X6 M
  • BMW X6 XDrive35I
  • BMW X7 (all models)


  • Bentley Bentayga


  • Colorado 2nd,a 4WD
  • Nissan NV 1500 S V6
  • Nissan NVP 3500 S V6
  • Nissan Titan 2WD S


  • Porsche Cayenne


  • Ram Promaster 1500-3500
  • Ram 1500 and above


  • Subaru Ascent


  • Tesla Model X


  • Toyota 4Runner 2WD LTD
  • Toyota 4Runner 4WD LTD
  • Toyota Land Cruiser
  • Toyota Sequoia 2WD LTD
  • Toyota Sequoia 4WD LTD
  • Toyota Tundra 2WD
  • Toyota Tundra 4WD