Anti-Tax Campaign In Works
NBAA Says Changes Will Be Harmful
As if proving that tax money deployed in one sector must be clawed away from another, provisions of a Senate version of a funding bill that could soon be passed could have a major impact on business aviation operations, according to the National Business Aviation Association. In a "call to action" to its members that includes a "fill-in-the-blanks" online form letter, NBAA President Ed Bolen says the bill includes provisions to expand the limitations on entertainment use of company aircraft to all employees instead of just senior executives and it also increases taxes on some uses of company planes. Bolen claims the added tax burden "will reduce business aviation activity, impacting tens of thousands of individual employees." He said it's now up to members to ensure their own federal representatives are aware of the impact of the bill. "NBAA's Members are critical to communicating the industry's views with Congress," Bolen said. "I urge all of our Members to voice their concerns about these proposals with their members of Congress."