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August 27th, 2015 by Kent S. Jackson

Selling a used jet “As Is, Where Is, With All Faults” is an age-old practice. It is the plain English version of caveat emptor: Let the buyer beware.

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July 1st, 2015 by Kali M. Hague

When to Negotiate and When to Say ‘No'; A charter operator’s guide to the best agreement possible.

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July 1st, 2015 by Kent S. Jackson

Establishing a corporate shuttle can present numerous economic, legal and logistical challenges, but the long-term benefits, including internal and tax advantages, can make the effort worthwhile.

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May 20th, 2015 by Kali M. Hague

Before entering into an aircraft purchase agreement, it’s imperative to understand that sales and use tax requirements are state-specific. Failing to account and plan for taxes, financing and structuring can result in an unexpected tax bill, deal breakers and closing delays. Here are key strategies to consider with your acquisition team.

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April 14th, 2015 by Dawn W. Rogers

Maximizing utilization of corporate aircraft can be challenging, which is why many owners/operators choose to implement an interchange agreement.

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March 18th, 2015 by Kali M. Hague

Before entering into an aircraft purchase agreement, it’s imperative to understand that sales and use tax requirements are state-specific. Failing to account and plan for sales and use taxes can result in an unexpected tax bill including substantial penalties and interest. Many states are increasingly prone to audit jet aircraft owners, but there are strategies to minimize your tax liability while still remaining tax-compliant.

 

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February 10th, 2015 by Kent S. Jackson

Quote from a 1986 enforcement case: “As Hogan Air Flight 816 taxied on Taxiway ‘C’ and passed by the Guard ramp area, the cadets observed you abandon your position in the left seat, stand up, remove your trousers, slide the window open and expose your buttocks.” Click here to download full article.


February 10th, 2015 by Michelle M. Wade

Structuring the ownership and operation of a corporate aircraft is complicated. Leasing an aircraft as a timeshare adds to the complexity. To effectively avoid FAA and IRS regulatory violations and insurance invalidation, consider the following tips. Click here to download full article.


December 17th, 2014 by Kali M. Hague

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November 21st, 2014 by Michelle M. Wade

An aircraft timeshare involves a person leasing their airplane with flight crew, and no charge is made for the flights other than those specified in FAR 91.501(d). Avoid accidental FAA Regulatory violations – not to mention aircraft insurance coverage issues – by following a few basic tips for aircraft timeshares.

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