Section 179

Section 179 Tax Savings

Section 179 of the I.R.S. tax code offers significant deductions on qualifying business vehicles.

Section 179 highlights

  • Section 179 allows qualifying businesses to deduct up to the full purchase price of certain new or used vehicles, equipment and/or software purchased and placed into service during the tax year.
  • To qualify, the percentage of business use for the vehicle, equipment or software must be more than 50%.





What Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Are Eligible for Section 179 Deduction?

Your business’ bottom line benefits by the sizable tax break that Section 179 provides when leasing or purchasing an eligible vehicle. For a leased or purchased vehicle to qualify for Section 179 tax treatment, it must be a crossover or SUV that is not normally used as a personal daily driver. In addition, the vehicle must have a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 6,000 to 14,000 pounds.

  • Mercedes-Benz GLE
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS
  • Mercedes-Benz G-Class
  • Metris
  • Sprinter


*Up to $27,000.00 tax deduction for qualifying vehicles based on current Section 179 of U.S. tax code and maximum deduction permitted for such vehicles under Section 179. Vehicle must be purchased for business use. Please consult your tax professional for more information on applicability of deduction and whether you qualify for the maximum amount available.
$5,670 tax savings based on 21% federal tax rate and eligibility to claim full $27,000 Section 179 vehicle deduction. Your tax rate and eligibility may vary. Please consult a tax professional for more information on your federal tax rate and potential tax savings available to you for qualifying purchases. This information does not constitute, nor is it intended to be, legal, tax, financial planning or investment advice and should not be relied upon as such.
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