CICPAC Webinars



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Myth or Magic: Captive Insurance


Identification: WEB140813

Credits: None available.

A Straight-forward Discussion of Captive Insurance Programs In the Construction Industry

Discussion Objectives:

  • The webinar attendee should look forward to a fairly broad-based, yet reasonably comprehensive introduction into the risk management area of captive insurance programs.
  • You will have a concise and logical understanding of a topic that, because of the myriad of sales promotion that exists, often leads to confusion and misunderstanding.
  • You will understand the realistic opportunities of captive programs with the realities and issues that must be considered before choosing the captive path.

This program is free to all CICPAC members, and is appropriate for staff accounting personnel at all levels.


Field of Study: Specialized Skill
Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credit: 1

For further information and administrative policies contact:

Executive Director: John Corcoran – 1-800-864-0491 - jcorcoran@cicpac.com


Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

Speaker(s):

Ownership TransferOwnership Transfer

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Ownership Transfer


Identification: WEB140924

Credits: None available.

Powerful Planning, Smart Succession, and Clever Capital. Hear about how through alignment and simplicity, the best construction firms do the big things right.


In this presentation, you will:

  • Learn the simple underpinnings of effective business planning for contractors — a clear vision, sound strategies and consistent execution
  • Understand how boards and practical governance can actually matter
  • Appreciate how the right capital structure can drive succession, support growth and allow for flexibility and why all that matters

This program is free to all CICPAC members, and is appropriate for staff accounting personnel at all levels.


Field of Study: Specialized Skill
Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credit: 1


For further information and administrative policies contact:

Executive Director: John Corcoran – 1-800-864-0491 - jcorcoran@cicpac.com


Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

Speaker(s):

How the New Revenue Recognition Standards Impact Contractors


Identification: WEB141021

Credits: None available.

Field of Study: Accounting
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credit: 1


For further information and administrative policies contact:

Executive Director: John Corcoran – 1-800-864-0491 - jcorcoran@cicpac.com


Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

Speaker(s):
  • John Armour, CPA, CCIFP, Managing Director, CBIZ MHM, LLC

Basics of Construction A&ABasics of Construction A&A

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Basics of Construction A&A


Identification: WEB141120

Credits: None available.

The Basics of Construction Accounting


In this presentation, you will:

  • Understand how accurate job costing fits into the whole construction process
  • Understand the importance of knowing all your costs
  • Learn what components make up job costs
  • Learn what three major types of expenses make up indirect costs
  • Learn the different methods of allocating indirect costs
  • Understand percentage of completion revenue recognition
  • Review of a quality financial statement
  • Benchmarking
  • Understand the importance of monitoring job costs

This program is free to all CICPAC members, and is appropriate for staff accounting personnel at all levels.


Field of Study: Accounting
Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credit: 1


For further information and administrative policies contact:

Executive Director: John Corcoran – 1-800-864-0491 - jcorcoran@cicpac.com


Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

Speaker(s):

Basics of Construction Taxation


Identification: WEB141209

Credits: None available.

The Basics of Construction Taxation


In this presentation, you will:

  • Understand the contractor tax accounting methods
  • Understand the Domestic Production Activity Deduction (Sec. 199)
  • Learn about the Alternative Minimum Tax
  • Learn how to calculate Look-Back Interest
  • Learn about tax planning strategies

This program is free to all CICPAC members, and is appropriate for staff tax personnel at all levels.


Field of Study: Tax
Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credit: 1


For further information and administrative policies contact:

Executive Director: John Corcoran – 1-800-864-0491 - jcorcoran@cicpac.com


Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

Speaker(s):

Understanding the Subcontractor Prequalification Process: Through the General Contractor Lens


Identification: WEB150129

Credits: None available.

Why and How General Contractors and Owners are seeking to Mitigate Risk through thorough and detailed review of their Subcontractors’ Business Operations


Objectives:

  • Understand the historical context of subcontractor qualification
  • Know why general contractors and project owners use subcontractor qualification programs
  • What exactly are GCs, owners and investors looking to find? What are best practices today?
  • How does technology apply?

This program is free to all CICPAC members, and is appropriate for staff accounting personnel at all levels.


Field of Study: Specialized Skill
Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credit: 1


For further information and administrative policies contact:

Executive Director: John Corcoran – 1-800-864-0491 - jcorcoran@cicpac.com


Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

Speaker(s):

Current Client Cultivation: Outperform During Tax Season by Cross-Selling Clients


Identification: WEB150218

Credits: None available.

Marketing and cross-selling should take the stage during tax season! Are you seeking opportunities with your existing clients or simply going through the motions? The strongest CPA firms are not only providing exceptional client service now, but they are identifying the potential areas for future business within their existing client base.


Objectives:

  • What current client cultivation is and isn’t;
  • What it can do for your firm;
  • Examples of how to cultivate / nurture clients

This program is free to all CICPAC members, and is appropriate for staff accounting personnel at all levels.


Field of Study: Specialized Skill
Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credit: 1

For further information and administrative policies contact:

Executive Director: John Corcoran – 1-800-864-0491 - jcorcoran@cicpac.com


Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Stateboards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

Speaker(s):

CICPAC - IRS UpdatesCICPAC - IRS Updates

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CICPAC - IRS Updates


Identification: WEB150326

Credits: None available.

Topics to be covered include: Top Issues being addressed on construction audits, recent tax court cases, and the change in method of accounting.


Objectives:

  • Learn about top issues being addressed on construction audits including abandonment, long-term methods of accounting, estimated losses/expenses, and capital vs ordinary.
  • Learn about the recent tax court cases of Shea Homes and Howard Hughes.
  • Learn about the new procedures for automatic changes and common errors related to the change in methods of accounting.

This program is free to all CICPAC members, and is appropriate for staff accounting personnel at all levels.


Field of Study: Accounting
Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credit: 1

For further information and administrative policies contact:

Executive Director: John Corcoran – 1-800-864-0491 - jcorcoran@cicpac.com


Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Stateboards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

Speaker(s):

Insights to Surety Underwriting


Identification: WEB150527

Credits: None available.

Hear from an underwriter on how sureties make the decision to bond a contractor


Objectives:

  • Obtain a comprehensive understanding of the surety underwriting process
  • Learn what information underwriters use to make decisions for approving bonds
  • Understand the importance the CPA plays in the process


This program is free to all CICPAC members, and is appropriate for staff accounting personnel at all levels.


Field of Study: Special Skills
Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credit: 1

For further information and administrative policies contact:

Executive Director: John Corcoran – 1-800-864-0491 - jcorcoran@cicpac.com


Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Stateboards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

Speaker(s):

Affordable Care Act Update 2015 Reporting and Taxes


Identification: WEB150826

Credits: None available.

Understanding the ACA Updates, Reporting Requirements, and Related Taxes.

Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the updated ACA
  • Learn about the reporting requirements under the ACA
  • Understand the tax implications of the ACA

Speaker(s):