Construction Contractors: Accounting, Auditing & Tax [CAAT]

Nov 8, 2017
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Subject:

Accounting & Auditing / Taxation

Credit Hours:

8.00

Price:

Member: $295.00
Non-member: $445.00

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Discussion Leader:

Jeffrey Lieman, CPA    more info

Lieman Associates LLC / Owings Mills, Maryland

Jeff Lieman currently heads his own consulting firm in Owings Mills, Maryland. He provides consulting services, contractual assistance services, and training to CPAs, their firms and their clients on matters related to US and international accounting principles, auditing standards, governmental auditing standards, and business planning services. Jeff’s previous experience included serving as the Chief Financial Examiner for the Maryland Insurance Administration and being a Director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered. As the Chief Financial Examiner, Jeff was responsible for the solvency examination of the Maryland domestic insurance companies. While Jeff was a Director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered, he developed two new niche areas for the firm and supervised numerous audit service engagements. Jeff trained staff in many areas of accounting, administration and consulting and provided training services on a national level to other organizations. He reviewed numerous accounting systems and assisted in the selection and implementation of automated systems, helped develop policies and procedures for technology usage, work paper development, administrative procedures and other office policies, and also provided Peer Review Services (SEC section). Jeff also served as a Senior Manager with KPMG/Baltimore. At KPMG he maintained client relations, marketed audit, tax and consulting services, and managed audit related services for publicly traded and privately held entities. His clients have included real estate ventures, printing and publishing companies, electronic manufacturers, wholesale distributors, retail stores, financial institutions, construction contractors, Governmental units, and various nonprofit organizations.

Mr. Lieman has been a national trainer for KPMG where he developed training materials for staff and instructors and is recognized nationally as a lecturer for various accounting, auditing and technology topics and has been quoted in various trade journals. He was elected Chairman of the Year by the Maryland Association of CPAs for chairmanship of the Computer Resources Committee.

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Website registration for this course closes on November 1, 2017. To register after this date please contact the society at akcpa@ak.net or 907-562-4334.

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Construction Contractors: Accounting, Auditing, and Tax (CAAT)

November 8, 2017

ACS Business Technology Center
600 East 36th Avenue, Suite 100
Anchorage, AK

LATE REGISTRATION POLICY
For registrations received less than 21 days from the course date will be charged a late fee of $50 for each 8 hour course and $25 for each 4 hour course and $12.50 for each 2 hour course.

The construction industry is one of the most unique when it comes to being in compliance with the various accounting and auditing standards. This course examines the core knowledge necessary to succeed and the key issues impacting construction accounting, auditing, and taxation. Find out what new developments may mean for you, your company, or your clients. In addition, this course explores the relationship between the contractor and the surety. With construction comprising such a large portion of the economy and always growing, it is more important than ever for you to be on top of the very latest in accounting, auditing, and tax changes for the construction industry.

Major Topics:
- Contract accounting
- Contractor financial statements
- Working with a surety
- Audit planning and procedures
- Long-term contracts
- Tax accounting for construction contractors
- Taxation for small to large contractors

Learning Objectives:
- Recall ways to provide efficient, high-quality audit services to construction clients.
- Identify key concepts related up-to-date GAAP accounting methods applicable to construction contractors.
- Identify new and key tax issues and how to apply them.

Designed For: Practitioners and financial professionals in the construction industry

CPE Credits: 8, Accounting / Auditing / Taxation

Level of Knowledge: Basic

Prerequisite: None

Acronym: CAAT

Discussion Leader: Jeffrey Lieman, CPA