Wis. sales tax hinders growth in state's aviation industry

A Wisconsin state sales tax on parts and labor for the maintenance of privately-owned aircraft puts businesses at a competitive disadvantage to neighboring states, business owners say. Michigan, Ohio, Missouri and Indiana do not charge taxes on maintenance work for private aircraft. "It puts companies such as ours, but primarily the larger ones such as Gulfstream in Appleton and Citation Service Center in Milwaukee, at a distinct disadvantage, because some of your bigger inspections on some of your larger aircraft, your jet aircraft, can run you $100,000," said Jeff Baum, president and CEO of Wisconsin Aviation.

View Full Article in:

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Transportation

Job Title Company Location
Engineer - Avionics Project
United Airlines
Chicago, IL
Crew Planning and Analysis Manager
Spirit Airlines
Miramar, FL
Strategic Relationship Manager, Industry Partnerships (Tier II)
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Reston, VA
Memphis International Airport
Memphis, TN
Managing Director, Flight Operations
Airlines for America
Washington, DC