Florida legislature eyes General Aviation aircraft maintenance tax exemption

April 4, 2011 at 10:58 am | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: AOPA

Now that Florida’s infamous use tax for visiting out-of-state aircraft is history, the state legislature is considering a bill to expand the sales-tax exemption on aircraft parts and maintenance labor to boost the state’s once lucrative aircraft servicing industry.

Senate President Pro-tempore Michael Bennett—with the support of AOPA and the Florida Aviation Trades Association—has introduced Senate Bill 1242 to lower the weight qualification for the exemption from 15,000 lbs to 2,000 lbs in order to better compete with other states with existing exemptions. […more]


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