Question: I’m planning to purchase an airplane this month. I was reviewing the list of documents that you will need. I still do not have my 2016 tax returns. Will you accept my 2016 extension, along with my 2015 tax returns? Or will you need something else from me?
Answer: Our lenders will need two consecutive years of filed tax returns to verify income, cash flow, and calculate debt to income ratios. They are able to accept tax extensions until October 15th (assuming filing based on a standard calendar year). In addition to the filed extension lenders will require 2014 and 2015 complete tax returns and all available year-end statements for 2016 (W2s, 1099s, K-1s, etc). Lenders may also request copies of the 2016 tax returns prior to closing if closing occurs after October 15th. If providing business tax returns that run a fiscal year different than the calendar year, the two most current tax returns along with current financial statements will be needed.
If you have any other questions about the documents needed for an approval, please give us a call, we’d be happy to speak with you.
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President of AOPA Aviation Finance Company
Adam Meredith, the longtime president of AOPA Aviation Finance Co., died after a long battle with cancer in December 2023. He is remembered for his passion for helping fellow pilots, leading a team devoted to putting flight training and aircraft ownership within everyone’s reach.