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Truck Leasing Pros and Cons Caldwell ID

A truck lease offers cost advantages for personal use, as well as tax and accounting advantages for business owners. Learn the difference between personal and commercial truck leasing.

Rst Incshanley Rick Trucking
(208) 459-0271
610 North 16th Avenue
Caldwell, ID
 
Aaa1 Self Storage
(208) 455-2445
2412 East Chicago Street
Caldwell, ID
 
U-Haul CO - Independent Dealers- Caldwell
(208) 454-2207
14852 Highway 44
Caldwell, ID
 
Feller Edward R Trucking
(208) 454-3506
1515 East Chicago Street
Caldwell, ID
 
Helpusell Snake River Valley
(208) 454-6777
1108 Cleveland Boulevard
Caldwell, ID
 
Blacks Creek Bags
(208) 455-1996
19747 Red Top Road
Caldwell, ID
 
U-Haul CO - Independent Dealers- Caldwell
(208) 455-0724
521 North 10th Avenue
Caldwell, ID
 
M And V Moving
(208) 454-3606
18391 Highway 20/26
Caldwell, ID
 
United Hauling Corporation
(208) 455-1650
311 Albany Street
Caldwell, ID
 
Republic Storage - Linden
(208) 454-6300
3203 East Linden Street
Caldwell, ID
 

Truck Leasing Pros and Cons

To lease a truck for personal use is no different than leasing a car or SUV. A lease offers lower monthly payments than buying with a loan, and may not require a down payment. There are also savings on sales tax in most states. Therefore, leasing may cost you less to get into a new truck, and can save you on monthly cost as well.

However, before making a decision about whether to lease or buy, understand that leasing is best for people who drive no more than about 15,000 miles per year, like to have a new truck every 3-4 years, take good care of their vehicles, don't care about building ownership equity, and have a stable lifestyle such that they won't need to end the lease early.

Ending a lease early can be very expensive. It's more than simply paying termination fees. It means paying the balance of the lease, considering the wholesale auction value of the truck. In most cases, ending a lease early is very impractical. Therefore, if you think you might not be able to complete a lease, then don't lease.

If you plan on using your truck for heavy duty or rough utility purposes, such that the body and bed might be badly damaged or scratched, you might not want to lease. The reason is you may have to pay for those damages at lease-end when you return your truck to the lease company. Any damages beyond "normal" wear and tear can result in charges to you. Of course, you could get the repairs done yourself prior to returning your leased truck. Or...

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