Jet Talk

Selling a Plane ‘As Is, Where Is’
Kent S. Jackson | August 27, 2015

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. Click here to download full article.

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When to Negotiate and When to Say ‘No’
Kent S. Jackson | July 1, 2015

When to Negotiate and When to Say ‘No’; A charter operator’s guide to the best agreement possible. 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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How to Purchase a Foreign Owned Aircraft
Kent S. Jackson | October 15, 2014

International aircraft transactions can spiral out of control fast. How can you protect your investment and avoid costly mistakes? Collaborating with an aviation attorney should be your first step. They can expertly guide you through all the complex international buy/sell events, all requiring flawless execution to guarantee a successful closing. Click here to download full […]

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Aircraft Delivery Condition: 3 Points to Negotiate
Kali M. Hague | September 17, 2014

There are three key points to consider when negotiating an aircraft’s delivery condition. Don’t under estimate the time and legal expertise necessary for a successful transaction. A detailed description of individual delivery conditions ensures buyer protection and helps regate or resolve potential disputes. Click here to download full article.  

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State Taxes on Aviation
Kent S. Jackson | July 31, 2014

Every aircraft owner is potentially liable for a wide variety of state and local taxes: sales and use tax, income or franchise tax, personal property tax and/or registration tax. To make matters worse these tax laws vary from state to state, and can apply in multiple states. The attached article addresses the common problems, general […]

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