Educating legislators on the benefits of general aviation and the effects of well-intentioned, but ill-advised tax proposals that would have hurt the aviation industry and state economies was a big part of advocacy efforts by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association in 2011. States introduced tax proposals targeting general aviation as a way to fix budget shortfalls that reached an estimated $41 billion in fiscal year 2011, AOPA officials note. Continue Reading »
===> Posted on January 9th, 2012 by Janice Wood. No comments. © GAN 2012.