Connecticut governor’s tax bills take aim at general aviationMarch 8, 2011 at 8:37 am | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | 1 Comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Two proposed bills in Connecticut—a hefty annual tax on aircraft owners and the elimination of the sales tax exemption for labor on repairs on small aircraft—could devastate the state’s aviation industry and drive business to neighboring states, AOPA is warning lawmakers.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed the legislation as part of an effort to close a budget gap of about $3.2 billion to $3.5 billion. AOPA has joined with other aviation organizations to explain to legislators and senior administration officials that the proposals will harm Connecticut businesses and the state’s aviation industry. [Full story]