What we’re reading: JetBlue introduces BluePass, more info on Air France crash, re-engined 737 is ‘low risk’
Here is the official IRS FAQ page regarding the Lapse of Air Transportation Excise Taxes after July 22, 2011. The Consumer Travel Alliance has sent the IRS a request for the proper procedures for claiming the excise taxes and domestic segment fees for flights taken during this period when no taxes are due.
After I got out of the Army, I worked in Italy and Germany. The Italians seemed to take a vacation every day avoiding stress. But the Germans worked hard every day, except during vacation; then they worked at relaxing.
My German friends had a saying, “A three-week vacation is perfect. You have one week to get the noise of work out of your head, a week to relax and then a week to think about going back to work.”