15-May-2014 Source: Conklin & de Decker
Conklin & de Decker Associates, Inc.and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) are pleased to announce that they are partneringagain this year to offer the Commercial Operators Tax Seminar, entitled, “Back to Basics”. This year’s Tax Seminar will be held in Van Nuys, California on August 5-6, 2014.
Unique from all other seminars and workshops, the Conklin & de Decker and NATA Tax Seminar is the only Tax Seminar that is designed for the commercial operator.Attendees will learn about currenttaxissues affecting aircraft charter and management companies, as well as important best practices from leading industry experts.
“This seminar coversimportant fundamentals that business aircraft management and charter operators need to understand as well as an update on current tax issues they are confronted on a daily basis,” commented Nel Stubbs, Vice President and co-owner of Conklin & de Decker. “We provide answers to complex questions regarding Federal Excise Taxes, state taxes, international fees, personal use, as well as FAR and IRS regulations and audits,soattendees will walk away with clarity on all these issues.”
This seminar is a “must-attend” for all commercial aircraft operators and management companies, whether they serve as the Director of Operations, CFO or Controller. Owners and operators who have an aircraft on a 135 certificate or are considering doing so will find this seminar beneficial to the future of their operation. This year’s Back to Basics Seminar will cover the following subjects:
• Understanding Management Agreements
• Flight Department Company aka “Illegal Air Charter”
• Overview and Review of Federal Excise Tax(FET)
• FET and Brokering of Charter Flights
• IRS Audits of Charter Management and Management Companies
• Understanding International Fees
• Other Tax Issues
• State Tax Planning & State Tax Audits
The seminar’s price is $995; however, if you register before July 15, 2014, the Early Bird price is $895. For more information about this seminar contact Christine Preston at 928-443-8676 or Christine@conklindd.com, or visit the Conklin & de Decker website at www.conklindd.com/cot or the NATA website at www.nata.aero/taxseminar.
About Conklin & de Decker
Conklin & de Decker, celebrating over 30 years in business, is a leader in aviation research, consulting and education with offices in Massachusetts, Texas and Arizona. The company, founded in 1984, focuses on fixed- and rotary- wing aircraft operating cost, performance and specification databases, maintenance management software, financial management, fleet planning, market research, aviation tax issues, and financial, tax and management seminars. Conklin & de Decker consults with numerous individuals, corporations and government agencies worldwide. More information on their products and services, copies of articles published, and a unique “Members Only” section can be found on their website, www.conklindd.com.