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Hofer to Speak at NBAA Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference

Posted by on Oct 3, 2018 in Articles, The Latest, Upcoming Events

Stephen Hofer, President and Founder of the Aerlex Law Group and Aerlex Tax Services, LLC of Los Angeles, will lead a panel discussion regarding “Managing Business Aviation Risk: From Policies to Procedures” at the 2018 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference on Monday, October 15, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. Hofer, who is a member of the NBAA Tax Committee that sponsors the annual...

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2018 Aircraft Transactions–Final Quarter Countdown!

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

2018 Aircraft Transactions–Final Quarter Countdown — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, September 2018, Volume 28, No. 9. As we approach the last quarter of 2018, analytical data and industry experts are predicting a quarter that will be extremely busy with both aircraft purchases and sales. Personally, I have a number of clients who are ready to proceed immediately with a purchase or sale once either the right inventory can be...

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Aircraft Registration Numbers: Personalized “Plates” for Aircraft

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 in Articles, The Latest

Aircraft Registration Numbers: Personalized “Plates” for Aircraft — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, June 2018, Volume 28, No. 6. First-time aircraft buyers looking at a potential acquisition may not realize that the registration number painted on the fuselage or vertical stabilizer of the aircraft can be changed and personalized by the new owner. “Tail numbers” – the name often used when referring to aircraft...

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COUNTY DEADLINES APPROACHING FOR AIRCRAFT PROPERTY TAX APPEALS

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Articles, The Latest

California aircraft owners who are dissatisfied with the amount of the property tax bill they are paying this summer need to remember that the deadline for filing an appeal in many counties, such as Santa Clara, San Francisco, Alameda, San Luis Obispo and Ventura, is September 17th. Aircraft owners who have established ties with more than one state—causing the aircraft to overnight regularly outside of California—may be eligible for...

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PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY: Public Tracking of Private U.S.-Registered Aircraft

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018 in Articles, The Latest

PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY: Public Tracking of Private U.S.-Registered Aircraft — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, May 2018, Volume 28, No. 5. Most of my clients who own whole aircraft want to avoid the public’s scrutiny of their ownership details and flight itineraries. Privacy is an important reason why they choose to travel noncommercially. Additionally, aircraft owners are sometimes public figures for whom privacy is key. Some...

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NBAA Regional Forum Returns to White Plains

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Articles, The Latest

If you’re an aircraft owner or operator in the northeast, don’t miss the National Business Aviation Association’s (“NBAA”) White Plains Regional Forum, taking place on June 21, 2018 at Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, New York. Aerlex Partner Amanda Applegate will be at the forum that day, meeting with existing and prospective clients. The exhibits and static display will be open to attendees from 9:00am to 4:00pm. “I always...

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