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Aero Law Group Learns About Humanitarian/Missions Aviation

 The Aero Law Group team recently enjoyed a presentation by Spokane Turbine Center, a KODIAK training facility devoted to providing high quality, cost effective turbine training in technically advanced aircraft for the humanitarian/mission aviation community.  Spokane Turbine Center highlighted how the turbine-powered Quest KODIAK meets the unique needs for humanitarian/missionary aviation to provide indigenous people [...]

By | 2017-08-16T06:42:57+00:00 March 29th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Kevin Austin Honored by the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance

Kevin Austin giving his acceptance speech. Photo credit by Seattle Photography Lynnwood, Wash. – On Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at PNAA’s Aerospace Industry Awards for Excellence Banquet, Aero Law Group’s founder, Kevin Austin, was recognized with the PNAA Chairman's Award.  This award distinguishes the person, company or organization that has made the greatest [...]

By | 2017-08-16T06:43:54+00:00 March 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Suit alleges Florida company sold tsunami-damaged jet

BY MATT M. JOHNSON August 27, 2015 MANATEE -- A Utah architectural firm has filed suit against Manatee County fixed-base operator Dolphin Aviation over a jet sold to it after the firm claims it was damaged in Japan's 2011 tsunami. In a July Manatee County Civil Court filing, Sandstrom Architecture of Orem, Utah, accuses Dolphin [...]

By | 2017-07-20T07:27:17+00:00 September 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

Press Release: Aero Law Group’s Matthew Cram joins Aerion as VP of Contracts

Reno, NV — August 6, 2015 Matthew (Matt) Cram, previously an attorney for leading aviation law firm Aero Law Group PC, has joined Aerion as Vice President of Contracts and will have responsibility for commercial contract activity for the Aerion AS2 supersonic business jet, as well as other legal affairs for the company. He will [...]

By | 2017-07-20T07:27:17+00:00 August 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

TAX ALERT –WASHINGTON STATE PUBLIC UTILITY PROPERTY TAX

Charter Operators,  A number of Part 135 charter operators have recently received their 2015 public utility property tax assessments from the Washington State Department of Revenue. In some cases these assessment are significantly higher than in prior years.  The reason for this increase is that the Washington Department of Revenue is now including Washington Part [...]

By | 2017-07-20T07:27:17+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

New Texas Law Provides Relief on Certain Leasing Taxes

The state of Texas enacted legislation (Senate Bill 1396) to dispel confusion surrounding aircraft sales and use tax laws that were leading to contradictory interpretations and in some cases hefty levies. Texas Governor Greg Abbot signed SB 1396 into law on June 16, following state House and Senate passage late last month. Business aviation groups, [...]

By | 2017-07-20T07:27:17+00:00 June 29th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Aircraft Parts Exempt from South Carolina Sales Tax

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has signed a bill into law removing the state's 7-percent sales tax from parts for aircraft operated under Part 91. The change is expected to make South Carolina's aviation maintenance and repair operations (MROs) more competitive with MROs in tax-exempt states. "Because aircraft are mobile, owners can easily shop around [...]

By | 2017-07-20T07:23:34+00:00 June 29th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Changes to Washington State “Tax Avoidance Rules”

We have reviewed the May 2015 “Tax Avoidance Rules” (WAC 458-20-280 et seq.) adopted by the Washington Department of Revenue in response to the Washington State Legislature’s 2010 Tax Avoidance Legislation (RCW 82.32.655).   It is our belief that the Department of Revenue both:  a) went beyond the scope of the 2010 Legislation, and b) drafted [...]

By | 2017-08-17T07:53:46+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments