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Key to the State Legislative Summary Information

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State Aviation Tax

Sales Tax Rate – 5.5%; Aircraft over 6,000lbs propelled by one or more turbine engines are exempt

Possible exemptions to sales tax and other non-sales related taxes –

Casual Sale “Yard Sale Rule” No
Fly Away Rule Yes
Trade In Value Yes
Credit for Tax Paid Yes
MX Parts Exemption Yes
MX Labor Exemption Yes
Aircraft Registration Fee Yes; $10 annually
Personal Property Tax No * see below
Jet Fuel Tax Excise; (0.034)
AvGas Tax

Excise; ($0.2950)

Sales tax; (5.5%)

Dedicated Aviation Fund No
Unique to State Taxes Aircraft Excise tax in lieu of Personal Property Tax

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