Conklin & de Decker Announce Commercial Operators Tax Seminar

Conklin & de Decker Announce Commercial Operators Tax Seminar 2 Jun, 15, Source: Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker Associates, Inc.and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) are pleased to announce that registration is open for their annual Commercial Operators Tax Seminar. This year’s Tax Seminar will be held in Chantilly, Virginia on July 14-15, 2015 and will cover the latest tax issues that commercial operators face every day.

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 current taxissues affecting aircraft charter and management companies, as well as important best practices, all presented by leading industry experts.

“This seminar covers important fundamentals that business aircraft management companies 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, so attendees will walk away with clarity in all these areas.”

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. The following subjects will be covered in the 2-day seminar:

•Flight Department Company aka “Illegal Air Charter”
•Understanding Management Agreements
•Overview and Review of Federal Excise Tax(FET)
•FET & Management Companies
•DOT & IRS Position on Brokering of Charter Flights
•Understanding International Fees
•Application of Taxes & Fees to Charter Quotes
•Benefits of Using a Management Company
•State Tax Planning & State Tax Audits

The seminar price is $995; however, if you register before June 19, 2015, the Early Bird price is $895. For more information about this seminar contact Christine Preston at 928-443-8676 or [email protected], or visit the Conklin & de Decker website at or the NATA website at

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 Orleans, Massachusetts, Arlington, Texas and Prescott, 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,

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