Tina Moe Equipment and Vehicles in Business: Lease vs. Purchase

Tina Moe, Certified Public Accountant with A.C.T. Services, explains the benefits and drawbacks of acquiring your equipment and vehicles using an operating lease, capital lease or outright purchase. Before you make your next asset acquisition, be sure to watch this quick explanation of lease vs. purchase.
For more information visit Tina’s website at A.C.T. Services Inc..

About Tina Moe

Tina MoeTina L. Moe began her career in public accounting in 1994, while earning her undergraduate degree in accounting. She paid her tuition by traveling from business to business providing on-site bookkeeping, payroll and accounting services all while developing lasting relationships. She graduated in 1998, from the IU Kelly School of Business with her bachelor degree in Accounting and, by then, was one of two partners in a small accounting firm located in Speedway.

In July 2002, she spun off on her own, formed A.C.T. Services, obtained her CPA license and continued to build her practice. Her business has grown to a clientele over 1200 and a staff of 10. She attributes her business growth to her pro-activeness with her clients while maintaining affordability and accessibility of her services.

The better consultants for small business owners are themselves a small business owner. Occasionally, when Moe finds the time, you can find her enjoying her favorite hobby, boating with her family.

Watch other episodes by Tina Moe at Accounting and Tax Tips: Smart Strategies for Small Business Success.

  1. Tina, I love how you make a topic so much easier to understand. I’ve been faced with the “lease vs. purchase” dilemma before and it’s always confusing. Now I think I have a much better handle on how to consider my options thanks to your insights!

  2. Tina, I agree with Holly. You are so good at simplifying complex tax issues and helping the rest of us understand how to better manage our businesses. Next time the lease vs. purchase dilemma comes up I feel much better about making that call!

  3. Thanks Tina for providing this information so I will know how to analyze which is better lease vs purchase the next time I am getting ready to acquire a new piece of equipment or vehicle for my business. Really a great analysis.

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