Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Issues regarding financing of aircraft; aviation insurance; tax issues for aircraft operators; new companies and people in the aviation financing and insurance industries.

Mar 15, 2007 - 7:46 AM
California has amended its aircraft sales and use tax law, essentially closing a loophole that allowed buyers of aircraft and other big-ticket items to esc
Mar 13, 2007 - 12:32 PM
The Inspector General of the DOT says that as long as Congress continues to mandate funding the FAA out of general tax funds, aviation taxes can fully pay
Feb 5, 2007 - 5:08 AM
With so many choices available to companies and individuals contemplating alternatives to airline travel, what’s a business owner or prospective flight dep
Feb 1, 2007 - 8:49 AM
The FAA’s budgetary woes are but one symptom of the U.S.
Feb 1, 2007 - 5:05 AM
Although an article in <em>The Washington Post</em> last month implied that the Internal Revenue Service now sanctions the extensive personal use of compan
Jan 30, 2007 - 8:58 AM
Jet Aviation, the aviation services company founded in Switzerland in 1967, was recently singled out for a prestigious safety award by its insurer, AIG Avi
Jan 30, 2007 - 7:03 AM
Business aircraft and large charter operators may start seeing reduced insurance premium rates within the next few months, if they haven’t already.
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:26 AM
The Internal Revenue Service recently published Revenue Procedure 2003-85, which provides inflation-adjusted items for 2004.
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:20 AM
The Rhode Island division of taxation issued a revised regulation regarding the application of a user tax to noncommercial aircraft in the state.
Dec 6, 2006 - 9:09 AM
Mission Oaks National Bank in Temecula, Calif., hopes to become the lender of choice for pilots shopping for general aviation airplanes and, in some cases,