You don’t need good credit when you lease as they don’t do a credit search
All funding methods require a credit search, so if you have a poor credit history then expect a few hurdles during the finance application. Starting a Limited Company won’t help as any new business will likely need a director’s guarantee.
You don’t need pay interest charges on a lease
This is just not true; interest rates are very similar on all finance products however the cost of finance doesn’t legally have to be shown on a lease agreement, unlike on a Hire Purchase agreement where they are displayed clearly.
Lease is better than HP because you can claim 100% of the rental against tax
When financing a commercial vehicle, 100% of the cost and interest charges can be offset against tax. With leasing, the rentals are offset against tax in the year they are paid. With a Cash or Hire Purchase the total cost is offset in the year of purchase or depreciated over the term of the agreement.
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