This page contains information on previous year’s limits on Section 179, a Section 179 calculator for that year, and also a brief recap of the “Section 179 story” for that year as well. Simply click the link for the year you wish to view for information on.
The Section 179 tax deduction was $500,000 for the entirety of 2017. The bonus depreciation was 50% until 9/27, when it was raised to 100%. Click on the above link for an updated 2017 Section 179 Calculator.
Tax year 2016 was the first full year affected by the PATH Act. This act, passed in late 2015, raised Section 179 to $500,000, and also made it permanent. Click on the above link for a Section 179 calculator for 2016.