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Surety World – A Discussion of the current Contract Surety Bond Market and Challenges created by the Recent Accounting Standards and Tax Law Changes


Identification: WEB190228

Credits: None available.

Hear from an underwriter about where the surety market is today and how the new revenue recognition and lease accounting standards are expected to impact the sureties’ analysis of the financial statements.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the current construction bonding market
  • Hear the surety industry's focus/questions/concerns on the new revenue recognition standard
  • Learn how the CPA's can work with the sureties to maximize the benefits and minimize the back and forth for our mutual client
  • Hear the surety's thoughts regarding the new lease accounting standard

If you are watching in a group setting, please read this Help Instruction Guide to help you redeem your group code.

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: Kathleen Baldwin – 1-800-864-0491 - kbaldwin@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):
  • Greg Horne, AVP - Contract Surety Undewriting Officer, Liberty Mutual Surety

Marketing Resources and Strategies to Ensure Success for 2019 and Beyond


Identification: web190327

Credits: None available.

It's March and we know it is Madness at your firm, which is why we are inviting your Marketing professionals to partake in this month's educational webinar!

As you know, CICPAC has been developing valuable resources that your firm can utilize in your marketplace for educational and business development purposes. During this session, we will review the resources available and then discuss the 2019 strategies your firm should consider for success!

  • You co-branded the Revenue Recognition Guide and Contract Abstract Analysis Tool... now what?
  • Did you know that PowerPoint presentations are available through the CICPAC Central Library? Let's discuss what's there and how you can utilize them
  • Our new website was launched this month - let's check out how our new site is set up and what information can be submitted by your firm for publishing online
  • Our presenter, Michelle Class, recently shared her insights into technologies that CPA firms should know about for 2019 and beyond. She will present the "trends" and "technologies" that you should know about and be preparing your firm to conquer

If you are watching in a group setting, please read this Help Instruction Guide to help you redeem your group code.

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: Kathleen Baldwin – 1-800-864-0491 - kbaldwin@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 to understand CAPTIVE INSURANCE to integrate into you and your client's businesses - Quick & Easy!


Identification: web190425

Credits: None available.

After this CICPAC Member Only Webinar you'll be able to bring a world class solution to your clients. You will understand captive insurance, understand how to integrate in existing insurance coverage, and even increase your client's annual income! Heck, you may even spot problem areas for clients that already have a captive insurance company! In fact, here's just a sample of what you can expect at this CICPAC Member Only Webinar:

  • Secret #1: Helps Your Clients Save Money On Insurance Premiums with a Captive Insurance Company...
  • Secret #2: Understanding the Ideal Clients Captive Insurance Works For...
  • Secret #3: Gives You Specific Steps and Tools to Implement a Captive Insurance Company…
  • Secret #4: Spotting Bad Captives and Bad Captive Managers...
  • Secret #5: Gets You and Your Firm More Disposable Income...
  • ... and much, MUCH More!

If you are watching in a group setting, please read this Help Instruction Guide to help you redeem your group code.

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: Kathleen Baldwin – 1-800-864-0491 - kbaldwin@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):
  • Wesley Sierk, III, ACI, ARM, ChFC, President and Co-Founder, Risk Management Advisors, Inc.

Retirement Plans – New State Mandated Requirements and Top DOL Audit Risk Areas 


Identification: web190521

Credits: None available.

Join Beneco for a live webinar discussing recent changes impacting contractors and their businesses. We will be discussing new state mandates that impact bidding on public jobs, federal and state laws that will require additional benefit and retirement programs, and the top mistakes that are causing contractors to be audited. 

  • Current State of Construction and top challenges
  • RESA, SECURE, and other state-sponsored acts that impact contractor benefit programs
  • Top DOL audit mistakes

If you are watching in a group setting, please read this Help Instruction Guide to help you redeem your group code.

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: Kathleen Baldwin – 1-800-864-0491 - kbaldwin@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):

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Qualified Opportunity Zones


Identification: web190620

Credits: None available.

This seminar will provide an overview of Qualified Opportunity Zones tax legislation and related Proposed Regulations. Created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, opportunity zones are the latest community development program aimed at revitalizing low-income communities. We will discuss formation, qualification, and reporting requirements for Qualified Opportunity Funds and investors.

  • Learn how the opportunity zone program works.
  • Understand the benefits available to investors.
  • Discuss how to structure a business in an opportunity zone and qualify for the incentive.
  • Understand the latest guidance from U.S. Treasury Department.

If you are watching in a group setting, please read this Help Instruction Guide to help you redeem your group code.

This program is free to all CICPAC members, and is appropriate for staff accounting 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: Kathleen Baldwin – 1-800-864-0491 - kbaldwin@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):

Selling a Construction Company to a Third Party: Is This Even an Option?


Identification: web190919

Credits: None available.

For the vast majority of construction companies, third party sales are not an option. Why is this? What about contractors makes selling to a third party so challenging? Is selling to an outside acquirer even an option for my client? If it is an option, what are the key factors which enhance or detract from salability and value? Join Ryan Foley, a senior investment banker and partner at FMI Capital, to explore these questions and help educate your clients on the feasibility of their exit planning processes. Whether it’s a larger construction company or a private equity firm, learn about what types of construction companies are most acquisitive in today’s vibrant M&A environment.

  • Know buyers’ markets and sellers’ markets in today’s M&A environment.
  • Understand the unique challenges your clients face when considering a sale to a third party (vs. an internal transfer or ESOP)
  • Become better versed in what factors drive salability and value of construction companies.
  • Recognize situations where your client may be salable to private equity firms.

If you are watching in a group setting, please read this Help Instruction Guide to help you redeem your group code.

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: Kathleen Baldwin – 1-800-864-0491 - kbaldwin@cicpac.com

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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):
  • Ryan Foley, MBA, Managing Director , FMI Capital Advisors, Inc

The Fundamentals of Construction Accounting


Identification: web191029

Credits: None available.

Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of construction accounting

  • 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 the percentage of completion revenue recognition
  • Review the quality of financial statements and learn about benchmarking
  • Understand the importance of monitoring job costs

Speaker(s):
  • Matt Smith, CPA, CCIFP, Principal, Yount, Hyde & Barbour, P.C.
  • Chris Mast, CPA, CCIFP, Senior Manager, GBQ Partners LLC

Fundamentals of Construction Taxation


Identification: web191119

Credits: None available.

Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of construction taxation.

  • Understanding contractor tax accounting methods.
  • Understanding the new Section 199A deduction.
  • Learn about the Alternative Minimum Tax.
  • Learn about the look-back interest calculation.
  • Review changes in tax accounting methods.
  • Learn some tax planning strategies for contractors.

If you are watching in a group setting, please read this Help Instruction Guide to help you redeem your group code.

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

Field of Study: TAX
Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Recommended CPE Credit: 1.0

For further information and administrative policies contact:
Executive Director: Kathleen Baldwin – 1-800-864-0491 - kbaldwin@cicpac.com

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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.

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