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What You Need to Know About Leasing 3D Printers & 3D Scanners

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Options for Leasing Term:

24, 36, 48, or 60 months

Options for Disposing Equipment at end of the term:

Return the equipment

Purchase at fair market value

Purchase for $1.00


Learn More About Marlin’s Leasing Program


Accounting Overview for Leasing

Need a refresher on the accounting treatment of equipment leases in the U.S.?  This Wikipedia article provides an overview with several cited references that you may find helpful.


Accounting Standards for Leasing are Changing

Did you know that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) have published new guidelines for lease accounting?  Deadlines for implementation begin in 2019, but companies with fiscal years based on the calendar year will have to provide three years of comparative income statements beginning this year (2017).  For detailed treatments of this topic by the big four accounting firms in the U.S., download these articles;


Helpful Articles on Equipment Leasing

As you might imagine, the world is full of advice on the topic of equipment leasing.  A quick search on Google for “factors to consider when leasing equipment” revealed over 1.2 million results.  We narrowed the search to the last year and identified several that provide interesting insights from several perspectives.


Cisco – Global IT and Networking Provider

Realize Tax Benefits with Year-End Equipment Financing

Monitor Daily – The Independent Voice of Equipment Finance

Structuring Leases Under Topic 842: Two Vital Issues to Consider

RSM US LLP – Audit, Tax, and Consulting Services for the Middle Market

5 Critical Factors for Implementing Successful Lease Accounting

Business News Daily – Small Business Solutions & Inspiration

Equipment Leasing: A Guide for Business Owners

Huntington Bank – Full Service Bank Serving 8 Mid-western States

Lease or buy? Factors to consider before buying new equipment – B2B Community with a Focus on Small Business

Equipment Leasing Options: Critical Factors to Consider in Lease Financing


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About the author
Bruce Reimer is a business leader with over 30 years of experience in five industries: 3D printing, defense electronics, forensics, transportation technology, and agriculture equipment. His educational background includes a BS in Engineering and an MBA.
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