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Innovative Private Aviation Options

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Innovative Private Aviation Options — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, October 2018, Volume 28, No. 10. In 1986, when Richard Santulli created NetJets, it was considered revolutionary. NetJets opened up private aviation to a new segment of customers. Flexjet followed in 1995. The pool of potential private aircraft users was made even greater with the advent of Marquis Jet in 2001. Now more than 15 years after the launch of Marquis...

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County Deadlines Approaching for Aircraft Property Tax Appeals

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 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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Purchasing an Aircraft with Maintenance Programs and Subscriptions: The Details Matter

Posted by on Oct 23, 2018 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Purchasing an Aircraft with Maintenance Programs and Subscriptions: The Details Matter — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, August 2018, Volume 28, No. 8. Aircraft that are enrolled in maintenance and subscription programs, such as those covering airframes, engines, and maintenance tracking, are often more marketable, and sometimes more valuable, than comparable aircraft that are not covered by such programs and subscriptions. There...

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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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