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Executive Education Series Webinar
Webinar: Year-End Tax Planning for the Construction Industry

Construction companies have unique tax planning considerations and opportunities to lower their tax liability.

In our webinar, we will be discussing some of the strategies available for 2017, including capitalization versus expensing of repairs to large equipment, as well as tax planning tips and tricks, and ways to minimize the impact of the alternative minimum tax.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between capitalizing vs. expensing repairs on construction equipment
  • List tax planning ideas for tax year 2017
  • Describe the alternative minimum tax within the context of the construction industry
Anthony Hakes

Anthony HakesAnthony Hakes, CPA, CCIFP
Based in our Phoenix office, Tony leads our National Construction Industry Practice Group. He serves a variety of clients including general contractors, heavy highway contractors, home builders and real estate developers. He has provided consultation to clients on various accounting and reporting issues including revenue recognition, joint ventures, leases, variable interest entities and evaluation of change orders and claims. Tony is also a designated Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP).

Erin Olson

Erin OlsonErin Olson, CPA, CCIFP
Erin has over 13 years of experience in public accounting. She is responsible for various tax compliance, tax planning, tax attributes, consolidated returns, and research matters for both individuals and corporate entities. Her duties also include review of federal and state corporate tax returns with multi-state issues as well as year-end tax planning. Erin has worked with a variety of clients in real estate and construction industries. Erin’s experience with clients in the construction industry includes general contractors, specialty contractors and home builders.


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*Attendees must be registered individually and click on periodic participation markers throughout the webinar to receive CPE credit.

For more information regarding complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (216) 447-9000.

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Additional Details

Cost: No fee required.

CPE: Eligible for 1 CPE credit in Taxes*

Prerequisites: None

Who Should Attend? CFOs, CEOs, business owners and financial executives in the construction industry

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Overview

Delivery Method: Group Internet-based

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