Conklin & de Decker to Host Commercial Aircraft Operators Tax Seminar in Chicago, Sept. 17

Conklin & de Decker is bringing its Commercial Operators Tax Seminar to Chicago on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Registration is now open for this event for commercial operators and business aircraft management companies. 

Unique from other tax seminars and workshops, this is the only seminar designed specifically for commercial operators, whether they serve as the director of operations, chief financial officer or controller. Industry experts will provide a detailed overview of current tax issues affecting aircraft charter and management companies and identify important best practices.

“We’re excited to bring this informative seminar to Chicago for the first time. It’s a unique opportunity for business aircraft management companies and Part 135 charter operators to seek clarification and guidance on complex tax issues they are confronted with every day,” commented Nel Stubbs, Vice President of Conklin & de Decker and one of several industry experts speaking at the seminar. “The one-day format is packed full of valuable information that these operators need to know!”

A business aviation industry veteran of more than 30 years, Stubbs developed the National Business Aviation Association’s tax program and regularly consults with companies and individuals on aviation tax-related matters at both the federal and state level. She has extensive experience in the areas of tax planning, cost and financial analysis, budgeting, aircraft ownership, operating structures and tax audits.

Owners and operators who have an aircraft on a Part 135 certificate, or are considering doing so, will find this seminar particularly beneficial to the future of their operation. Industry experts will help seminar attendees:

•             Learn how Federal Excise Taxes apply to various operations.

•             Examine how state sales & use taxes apply to aircraft engaged in commercial operations.

•             Explore IRS Form 720 and learn more about making deposits.

•             Identify who can benefit from bonus depreciation.

•             Understand international fees and customs relative to commercial operations.

The cost to attend this seminar is $595, with an early bird savings of $100 for registrations made by July 31. For more information and to register, visit