MCI offers bonus depriciation program

Posted on December 22, 2014

Motorcoach operators are getting a gift this holiday season with the return of bonus depreciation. And MCI is helping operators wrap up the savings, putting together year-end deals on MCI and Setra coaches.

For all coaches purchased and placed into service during 2014, a first year bonus depreciation of 50% of the adjusted basis of the coach is available to qualifying taxpayers. Lessees can save as well, as finance companies take advantage of bonus depreciation and pass the savings to operators in the form of a lower lease payment.

“This is a great opportunity for operators to put a brand-new MCI J4500, D4505 or Setra coach into their fleet and see a big tax advantage right away,” said Patricia Ziska, VP, MCI New Coach Sales. “The J4500 already offers the lowest total cost of operation among its competitors, while the D-Series coaches are real workhorses — and comfortable, too. Now is the best time to get a deal on the Daimler built Setra. For many operators, this kind of bonus should make a new coach very attractive, especially as the economy continues to improve.”

MCI encourages its customers to talk to their accountants or tax professionals to see how they can maximize their savings through bonus depreciation. MCI sales representatives and MCI Financial Services sales representative can offer further assistance.

For more information on bonus depreciation, click here.

For a Section 179 depreciation calculator, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

ABA Foundation appoints 2018 leadership officers

Tom JeBran, president of Trans-Bridge Lines in Bethlehem, Pa., has been named Chairman of the foundation, and John Percy, president/CEO of N.Y.'s Destination Niagara USA, as vice chairman.

Windstar continues adding new Van Hool coaches to fleet

The coach features Kiel Grand Luxe passenger seats with leather headrest inserts, magazine nets, and 110-volt outlets.

S.C.'s Champion Coach provides exclusive transportation for college footbal championship

Featured its eight new 2018 MCI J4500 coaches wrapped in specially designed team colors to carry both the teams and staffs of the University of Georgia Bulldogs and University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide to Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium in January. 

ABA Foundation report finds motorcoach sales up in Q4

Sales from the participating manufacturers saw a 9.7% increase over the same quarter in 2016 to a total of 1,238 units (738 new coaches and 500 pre-owned coaches).

DATTCO receives safety award from International Motorcoach Group

Established in 1924, DATTCO, Inc. is a third-generation family-owned business headquartered in New Britain, Conn.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment


Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close