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BUYER BEWARE: Prepaid Charter Programs

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

BUYER BEWARE: Prepaid Charter Programs — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, November 2017, Volume 27, No. 11. In the past six months, I have had three separate clients with problematic issues related to three separate prepaid charter programs. It is disturbing to have so many concerns in such a short period of time with three different private jet service providers. In the first matter, my client paid in advance for a card program...

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HAI 2018 Heli-Expo Feb 26 to Mar 1–Las Vegas

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Articles, Upcoming Events

HAI HELI-EXPO is where the global helicopter industry gathers to build professionals, networks, and solutions. Looking for your next aircraft, vendor, mentor, job, or professional development opportunity? You’ll find them all in Las Vegas at HAI HELI-EXPO 2018! 1. CONNECT with 730 industry suppliers on our comprehensive show floor. 2. DEVELOP strategic connections with 20,000 industry professionals from more than 90 countries. 3. BUILD...

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NBAA West Palm Beach, FL Regional Forum–Jan 24, 2018

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Articles, Upcoming Events

Make plans now to attend the NBAA Regional Forum in West Palm Beach, Florida on January 24, 2018. The event will be held at the West Palm Beach Airport (PBI) from 9:00AM to 3:45PM, including several seminars and the static aircraft display . NBAA Regional Forums bring current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other industry personnel together for a one-day event at some of the best airports and...

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Critical Issues with the Pending Federal Tax Reform Legislation

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Articles, The Latest

We at Aerlex Law Group want to call attention to an issue in the tax reform legislation now pending before Congress that is critical to business aviation. Both the House and Senate’s version of the tax reform bill provide for 100% expensing of new equipment, meaning that a business acquiring a newly manufactured aircraft can write off 100% of the purchase price against its taxable income in the year of acquisition. This is welcomed by the...

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Replacing Your Aircraft? 8 Factors to Consider

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Replacing Your Aircraft? 8 Factors To Consider — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, September 2017, Volume 27, No. 9. Many current aircraft owners have decided that 2017 is the year to replace their aircraft. With pre-owned prices and residual values for their current aircraft skewing lower, many owners are upgrading to larger, newer preowned aircraft. When replacing a current aircraft with another aircraft, there are a number of...

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County Deadlines Approaching for Aircraft Property Tax Appeals

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Articles, The Latest

California aircraft owners who are dissatisfied with the amount of the property tax bill they paid this past summer need to remember that the deadline for filing an appeal in Los Angeles County and 47 other California counties is November 30th. A complete list of all 58 California counties and their property tax appeal deadlines is available on the State Board of Equalization website and can be accessed by clicking here. Please note that 10...

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