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Uber & Lyft: Employees or Independent Contractors?

Posted by on Aug 14, 2020 in Articles, Newsletters, The Latest

CALIFORNIA COURT UPHOLDS STATE STATUTE THAT FURTHER LIMITS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR CLASSIFICATION Aerlex has kept our clients up to date on California’s ongoing legal scrum over the proper classification of workers between employee and independent contractor.  As we have been writing, the opportunities to classify workers as independent contractors continues to narrow.  This past week, a California trial judge in San Francisco continued this...

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MEET AMANDA APPLEGATE AT THE WEST PALM BEACH REGIONAL FORUM–January 28, 2016

Posted by on Jan 16, 2016 in Newsletters, The Latest

  Amanda Applegate, Senior Transactional Attorney with the Aerlex Law Group, will be in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Thursday, January 28, 2016, to meet with existing and prospective clients when the National Business Aviation Association (“NBAA”) conducts a day-long Regional Forum at the Palm Beach International Airport (PBI). The January event is the first in a series of three one-day conferences sponsored by NBAA each year at selected...

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CAN AN EMPLOYER STILL REQUIRE A PILOT TO REIMBURSE IT FOR FLIGHT TRAINING IF THE PILOT TAKES ANOTHER JOB?

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Articles, Newsletters, The Latest

[NOTE: A decision issued last week by the California Court of Appeal has potentially important ramifications for Part 135 air carriers and other employers who require their pilots to reimburse the employer for the cost of initial training leading to type ratings or for recurrent training if the pilot leaves the company soon after receiving the training. Aerlex litigator and employment law specialist Doug Stuart felt the case was important...

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Property Tax Deadline for California Aircraft Owners

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Articles, Newsletters, The Latest

April 1st was the deadline for California aircraft owners to submit their annual county aircraft property statements. However, it is still possible to file the 2015 Form 577 with the appropriate county assessor before May 7th without penalties. It is also possible to file an amended version of the 2015 Form 577 if an aircraft owner believes it was not prepared correctly on the first filing. California aircraft owners should have received an...

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COUNTY DEADLINES APPROACHING FOR AIRCRAFT PROPERTY TAX APPEALS

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Newsletters, 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 December 1st. 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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Aerlex Law Group Exhibiting at the NBAA Regional Forum Van Nuys June 26th

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Newsletters, The Latest

  Lawyers from the Aerlex Law Group will be available to discuss aviation-related legal and tax issues when the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conducts its annual West Coast Regional Forum at Van Nuys Airport on June 26th. Attorneys Stephen Hofer, Amanda Applegate and Douglas Stuart will be at Booth 25 throughout the day to speak with clients and other forum visitors. NBAA convenes a series of regional forums each year at...

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