Date(s): Saturday, March 5 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Professional Education Course (PEC)
Pilot, Safety, Student
Instructor: Nel Stubbs, Conklin & de Decker

Price by Jan. 14: $555 Member | $825 Nonmember
Price after Jan. 14: $710 Member | $1040 Nonmember

This course offers guidance in areas that affect every US helicopter operator who has to deal with the complex and constantly changing rules and regulations surrounding taxes. Have you ever been involved in an IRS or state tax audit? Do you understand how federal excise taxes apply to your operations or how states are applying and enforcing their rules? Are you taking advantage of the tax opportunities available to you, and do you understand how changes in tax laws affect your operation? If any of these questions strikes a chord, this one-day course is for you. Learn from experts who can help your organization avoid common pitfalls in and explore new approaches to handling tax issues.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will have learned:

  • How federal excise taxes and state taxes affect their business operations, and strategies for managing them
  • How to handle IRS and state tax audits.

Instructor Bio

Nel Stubbs, vice president and co-owner of Conklin & de Decker, an aviation research and consulting firm, has worked in the general aviation industry since 1987. She consults with companies and individuals regarding aviation taxes and has extensive experience in tax planning, aircraft ownership and operation, and tax audits. She also manages the State Aviation Tax Guide for General Aviation. Nel holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from California State University–San Bernardino and a master’s degree in aeronautical science and aircraft operations from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She is currently studying for certification as an enrolled agent.

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