Construction and Real Estate Conference 2018


This includes sessions from the conference: Construction and Real Estate Conference 2018

Standard: $459.00

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Welcome Remarks & Construction of the Raiders Stadium

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Welcome Remarks & Construction of the Raiders Stadium

Identification: COR1801

This 50-minute overview will provide insights into the pursuit, planning and construction of the $1.4B, 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium. As the new home of the recently relocated NFL Raiders franchise and the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels, this project is considered by many to be the future of sports stadiums.

Objectives:

Take a journey down the local and political path the community took to come together in order to entice, approve, and lay the groundwork legislatively and financially for this new icon in Las Vegas.

Learn about the economic impacts a project of this magnitude has on Las Vegas and the wide range of added benefits a unique building like this brings to the Entertainment Capital of the World.

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Standard: $49.00

Tax and Legislative Update

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Tax and Legislative Update

Identification: COR1802

This session will provide an inside look at Washington, DC and what the spending decisions, tax reform, and infrastructure proposals mean to companies competing to be profitable in the industry. 

This session will help you to:

  1. Recognize the tangible opportunities policy makers have to impact your bottom line
  2. Recommend appropriate strategies based on possible public policy outcomes
  3. Gain realistic knowledge of complexity of policy decision making

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Standard: $49.00

CFO Panel

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CFO Panel

Identification: COR1805

This session will be a Q & A on:

  1. How to be an effective CFO in the Real Estate Industry
  2. Responsibilities and necessary characteristics of a Real Estate industry CFO
  3. We will also identify key areas of focus and risks

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Standard: $49.00

Revenue Recognition - What Did We Learn from Public Companies?

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Revenue Recognition - What Did We Learn from Public Companies?

Identification: COR1804

Calendar year end public companies adopted the new revenue recognition standard, ASC 606: Revenue from Contracts with Customers, in the first quarter of 2018. Hear from the Global Leader of the Engineering and Construction industry for EY what impacts were felt by public companies upon adoption, including changes in revenue recognition methods and policies, classification of contract assets and liabilities, impact on tax accounts and new disclosures.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To identify key changes in revenue recognition that will be required upon adoption of the new revenue recognition standard, as disclosed by those who have already adopted the standard.
  2. To identify new methods of classification of contract relate

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Standard: $49.00

Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity

Identification: COR1809

This session will provide the audience with an update of current developments in Cyber security and what leading organizations are doing to reduce the risk associated with the ever changing threat landscape.

Learning Objectives include:

  1. Update the audience on the current cyber threat landscape
  2. Discuss leading practices for reducing cyber risk
  3. Provide an understanding of how boards and audit committees are addressing cyber risk

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Standard: $49.00

TCJA: The Myth of the Rise of C-Corp

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TCJA: The Myth of the Rise of C-Corp

Identification: COR1808

This session will focus on the impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act on entity selection for income tax purposes. Discussion overview of the changes to pass-through entities and C-Corporations as well as an analysis of both tax and non-tax advantages/disadvantages of entity choice.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Provide an overview of the TCJA legislative changes to the income taxation of pass-through entities and C-Corporations.
  2. Review entity selection criteria post TCJA.

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Standard: $49.00

Analysis of WIP Schedules Focusing on Risk Areas

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Analysis of WIP Schedules Focusing on Risk Areas

Identification: COR1807

This session will focus on how to perform an analysis of WIP schedules, review of contract risk assessment, highlight real life examples of WIP schedule issues encountered.

  1. Understand how to analyze WIP schedule and identify riskier projects
  2. Review and discuss real life examples of WIP presentation issues and impact to financial statements

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Standard: $49.00

Choice of Entity After the TCJA of 2017

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Choice of Entity After the TCJA of 2017

Identification: COR1811

C Corporation, S Corporation or Partnership (including LLCs): the choices remain but the analysis is vastly different. In this session, we will look at what has changed and how it affects choice of entity decision. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Appreciate the significance of rate reductions including section 199A.
  2. Understand the importance and limitations of the expansion of bonus depreciation.
  3. As interest rates rise, the importance of deferral increases. Learn where deferral opportunities exist.

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Standard: $49.00

Audit Readiness: The CPA Side

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Audit Readiness: The CPA Side

Identification: COR1806

The session will focus on what audit procedures you can perform during the interim period. And how you link those procedures into your year-end field work for the engagement.

  1. Identify what audit tasks can be pulled out of busy season and done now.
  2. Utilize roll forwards in high risk areas.
  3. Learn how to link the interim procedures to your fieldwork.

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Standard: $49.00

Tax Accounting Methods + Form 3115 + Under 25 Million (Repeated in Session 56)

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Tax Accounting Methods + Form 3115 + Under 25 Million (Repeated in Session 56)

Identification: COR1814

Tax Accounting Methods and their related Method Changes are always Key Issues for the IRS. Proper tax accounting methods and continuing IRS changes to their method change procedures are at the front and center of all IRS audits. Tax accounting methods and changes have certainly had heightened awareness and importance to tax practitioners over the past few years. The IRS continues to focus its audit eyes on whether taxpayers are employing the proper tax accounting methods and has adopted the required tax accounting methods where dictated. Beyond required method changes, tax practitioners should also adapt client tax methods to the ones that provide the best possible deferrals. All industries have to comply with tax method change basics, i.e. the rules and procedures. Construction is an industry that has very specialized tax method alternatives that are confusing and prone to mistakes in their employment. 2018 a big watershed year due to the $25M and under new tax law. Contractors under that threshold can employ cash or the CCM. The keys are how to analyze what method(s) would be best and how to make that transition from the current regular and long-term accounting methods employed. Understanding method changes takes knowledge of what is allowed and permitted compared to what is not, methodology to accomplish such, in addition to knowing those tax methods that provide the greatest potential tax deferrals.

Learning Objectives:

  1. identify what changes and when method changes require advance consent (non-automatic) vs. automatic IRS Form 3115 filings,
  2. Obtain the latest update on the latest IRS procedures on method changes,
  3. Learn how to determine the best possible methods to consider for contractor types,
  4. Decipher the latest rules on how to make the new $25M and under tax law change to either cash or non-PCM (CCM or other).

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.00