Watchfire Offers Free Guide Illustrating Tax Breaks for Digital Billboard Purchasers Under the Economic Stimulus Act

Aug. 12, 2008
Date Announced: 12 Aug 2008 INDIANAPOLIS and DANVILLE, Ill. – (August 12, 2008) – The Economic Stimulus Act, frequently referred to as the Bush Tax Plan, offers big tax savings if digital billboards are purchased and installed in 2008. Watchfire Digital Outdoor ( has developed a free informational brochure that answers many common questions about how the Act can benefit independent operators. “The Economic Stimulus Act was most widely publicized for the rebate checks families received, but the digital outdoor industry received a bonus as well,” said Darrin Friskney, director of Watchfire Digital Outdoor. “Since time is limited to take advantage of these savings, we prepared a free guide to help bring clarity to the details of the Act.” The brochure covers topics such as how the accelerated depreciation works, who qualifies for the Depreciation Bonus, what kind of equipment is eligible, what deadlines must be met, what time periods are included for depreciation purposes, and other details. For a free copy of the Independent Operator's Guide to the Economic Stimulus Act go to Watchfire Digital Outdoor Watchfire Digital Outdoor engineers and manufactures the best looking and most durable digital billboards available anywhere. The company is the digital billboard division of Watchfire by Time-O-Matic, which has been manufacturing outdoor electric signs for more than 75 years, has been manufacturing LED signs for 10 years, and has more than 12,000 outdoor LED signs in daily operation throughout North America. Watchfire Digital Outdoor is located in Danville, Ill. with marketing and sales operations in Indianapolis. For more information, go to ###

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