Victor C. Anvick M.S.Tax E.A. Aviation Tax Specialist obtained a B.S. Accounting & Taxation U. S. C. (January 1974) and a Master of Science Taxation Golden Gate University (May 1980). He has over 30 years of tax experience, more than 20 years has been devoted exclusively to aviation. He is also an Enrolled Agent licensed to practice before the Internal Revenue Service in all states, U.S. Possessions and Embassies.
He has worked for large CPA firms and publicly traded companies and has dealt with tax issues in every major area of corporate, individual, partnership, international, multi-state, income, property, sales, excise, and estate and gift taxation. Tax and operational strategies have been developed for corporations, partnerships and individuals. Legislative tax research, analysis, tax return review and IRS, state and local representation and assistance to the client's CPAs, attorneys is provided on a continual basis.
All of his clients are involved in aviation and are located throughout the United States. Clients range from FBOs, private individuals, aircraft manufacturers, public and closely held companies who own or operate turbine powered aircraft in their businesses. He was the Aviation Tax speaker at the 1990, 1992, 1994, 2000, 2002 and 2004 AOPA Conventions. Currently, he is the only non-attorney on the AOPA Legal Services Panel for federal income tax representation.
Since 1988, he has written over 50 articles or have been quoted in the following aviation related publications: AOPA Pilot, InFlight, Flying Review, Wide World of Flying, General Aviation News and Flyer, Flight Levels, Twin and Turbine, Plane and Pilot, Pilot's Journal, Flying and Professional Pilot magazine.
During his career, he has been consulted on aircraft purchases valued in excess of 900 million dollars. As a tax professional, his primary goal is to assist his clients in achieving the maximum rate of return on the funds that they have invested in aviation through tax and financial management strategies while building a strong, defensive position in the event of regulatory scrutiny.
Victor has been a long-time member of NBAA and AOPA .
He is an instrument rated private pilot and regularly flies his 2001 Cessna Turbo 182 to serve his clients. That aircraft was the first airplane in California to receive a California Use Tax exemption under the interstate commerce legislation adopted in December 2000. Since then, countless California aircraft owners who use their aircraft to service their widespread business enterprises have been able to save sales/use taxes on their aircraft purchases.