Mon, May 21, 2007
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
of the Day usually derives from current news, though we reserve the
right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the
day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"[T]ake it up with the legislature."
Source: Rene Watters, spokesperson for the
Florida Department of Revenue. Over the course of the last few
weeks, ANN has learned of a number of issues that have arisen when
owners of new aircraft, generally within the first six months of
the sale, have been targeted for "use tax" by agents of the Florida
DOR... despite the fact that the targeted aircraft were not owned
or operated by state residents. In essence, for those of you who
may have bought a $500K Cessna, Cirrus, Columbia, etc... unless you
can prove that you paid the equivalent use tax in another state,
you owe the state of Florida some $30K if you visited the state in
the first six months of your ownership.
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