Luxury auto depreciation limits announced for 2016

The IRS recently issued the depreciation limits for business vehicles you buy and place into service this year. For cars, if 50% bonus depreciation does not apply, the first year limit is $3,160. If bonus depreciation applies to a business car, the first year limit is $11,160. For light trucks and vans first placed into service in 2016, the limit is $3,560 if bonus depreciation does not apply and $11,560 if bonus depreciation does apply. Heavy SUVs (vehicles built on a truck chassis and rated at more than 6,000 pounds gross weight) are exempt from “luxury auto” depreciation limits.