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What if someone told you just by shopping and dining locally you could improve the quality of life in Okeechobee? That's exactly the focus of the SHOP OKEECHOBEE FIRST campaign

SUPPORT LOCAL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Section 179 Tax Deduction

Visit this site for more information on this tax deduction or visit your CPA to discuss -   The Section 179 Tax Deduction was once again reduced to only $25,000.  This petition is to encourage Congress to again increase the deduction to $500,000.  As I am sure you are aware, the Section 179 deduction is a huge benefit to small businesses.  See below an explaination of stated benefits:

2015 Deduction Limit = $25,000
This deduction is good on new and used equipment, as well as off-the-shelf software. This limit is only good for 2015, and the equipment must be financed/purchased and put into service by the end of the day, 12/31/2015.

2015 Spending Cap on equipment purchases = $200,000 
This is the maximum amount that can be spent on equipment before the Section 179 Deduction available to your company begins to be reduced on a dollar for dollar basis. This spending cap makes Section 179 a true "small business tax incentive".

Bonus Depreciation: not available in 2015
In prior years, Bonus Depreciation would be taken after the Section 179 Spending Cap is reached. Note: Bonus Depreciation was available for new equipment only; in 2015, Bonus Depreciation is not available at all.

The above is an overall, "simplified" view of the Section 179 Deduction for 2015. For more details on limits and qualifying equipment, as well as Section 179 Qualified Financing, please read this entire website carefully. We will also make sure to update this page if the limits change.

Here is an example of Section 179 at work during this 2015 tax year:



Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers

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Receive a CASH reward of up to $3000 on any homicide or cold case and up to $1000 by anonymously supporting information that leads to an arrest.

Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers encourages members of the community to assist law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that prohibit community involvement: FEAR and APATHY.

Crime Stoppers provides a telephone number and WEB TIPS to encourage citizens in the community to volunteer vital information helpful to law enforcement agencies to fight against crime by submitting tips ONLINE or calling our HOTLINE.  Click HERE for more information. 

The Chamber of Commerce actively supports the service that Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers provides to our community.  GET INVOVLED AND STOP CRIME IN OUR COMMUNITY!!!!!