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by HunterATL
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub
Replies: 52
Views: 7382

Re: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub

I am not. The Governor stated clearly that because the tax funds were not used to fund the airport, they violated federal law. The FAA had informed Clayton County of the fact that if the county collected the tax, it had to give it to ATL which the county refused to do. See chrome-extension://oemmndc...

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by HunterATL
Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub
Replies: 52
Views: 7382

Re: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub

Collection of the tax was suspended because it violated federal law. The FAA has been clear that aviation fuel taxes are subject to the federal rules regarding airport revenues and may only be used for airport projects. The aviation jet fuel tax in Georgia was collected almost exclusively by Clayton...

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