Jet Talk

Sharing Aircraft Under Part 91
Kent S. Jackson | August 28, 2020

When Does “Sharing” Become Illegal Charter? The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 contains a section entitled “Report on Illegal Charter Flights.” The law includes several requirements to identify and combat illegal charter flights. The FAA has been revising inspector guidelines. They even sent a letter to every pilot on record about the new emphasis on […]

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Kent S. Jackson | October 28, 2016

Join 27,000 industry professionals for the most important three days of business aviation. Ranked as the sixth largest trade show in the United States, the Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) will be held Nov. 1-3, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, bringing together current and prospective aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers into one meeting place to […]

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This Election Season, Make Every Flight Count
Kent S. Jackson | June 3, 2016

The 2016 election season has arrived, and with it, private aircraft owners have a unique opportunity to contribute more than a completed ballot, and accept more than a campaign promise.  FARs Part 91 generally prohibits an aircraft operator from charging for flights; however, section 91.321 provides an exception for operators providing flights to political candidates. […]

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Use Your Aircraft to Increase Benefits
Kent S. Jackson | July 1, 2015

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. Click here to download full article.

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Tax Tips & Traps to Avoid When Buying a Jet
Kali M. Hague | March 18, 2015

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 […]

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Personal Flights + Employee Fringe Benefits: Guidelines for Reimbursements
Kali M. Hague | December 17, 2014

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