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Construction Industry Accounting and Financial Reporting (CIAFR10)

Date:Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
(Registration at 8:00am )
Facility:Crowne Plaza Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale
CPE Credit:4.0 Accounting and Auditing
4.0 Technical Business
Instructor: Robert A. Davidson, CPA
Vendor:Davidson Consulting
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$295.00 FICPA Members, $420.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$350.00 FICPA Members, $475.00 Non-Members on 11/19/2017

The course materials are applicable to both CPAs providing services to construction contractors as well as CFOs, controllers and internal accountants.  The seminar will include a review of the basic principles of construction accounting and taxation and address financial management and reporting issues encountered in the construction industry.  The discussion will include updates on construction GAAP and GAAS and recent tax legislation applicable to the industry.

Participants will learn how to provide accounting, tax and consulting services for contractors as independent CPAs and as CFO/Controller.

Major Topics:
  • Overview of basic principles of construction accounting and taxation
  • Internal controls designed for the construction contractors
  • Contract analytical review procedures and benchmarking
  • Financial statement disclosures and reporting requirements
  • Percentage of completion method - issues and risks
  • Surety analysis and yellow (red) flag indicators
  • Contractor valuations including merger and acquisition considerations
  • Contract claims and change order documentation and disclosure
  • Recent GAAP and GAAS pronouncements impacting contractors
  • Most commonly missed tax strategies and recent tax developments

Who Should Attend:
This course is designed for CPAs serving construction clients as well as CFOs, controllers and accountants who work for construction contractors.

Basic construction industry accounting and tax courses, or experience in construction industry accounting


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