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Accounting Update for the Real Estate Industry

January 22, 2019
5:15 PM to 8:00 PM EST

BDO USA, LLP
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Suite 3100
New York, NY 10017
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Aisling O’Toole
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Please join BDO for a complimentary CPE seminar. Leaders from BDO's real estate practice will present an important update on the tax and accounting developments, trends and policies affecting the real estate industry. The speakers will address the hot issues facing real estate professionals at both public and private companies. They will review new requirements from the SEC, best practices for filing your 2018 tax returns, implementation issues and disclosures for lease accounting and auditor reporting requirements.

Topics to be discussed include:
  • Revenue Recognition (ASC 606) and Lease accounting (ASC 842)  - Implementation issues and disclosures
  • Accounting Standards Update – Discussion of new and pending accounting standards updates.
  • SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Initiative – Overview of amendments adopted in 2018.
  • SEC Hot Topics – Review of recent SEC comment letter focus areas and summary of recent SEC speeches.
  • Tax Cut and Jobs Act – Specific issues related to real estate entities and investors.
  • Opportunity Zones – Deferring (and reducing) capital gains through investment in opportunity zones.
5:15 PM to 5:30 PM - Registration

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Presentation

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Networking, Hors D’Oeuvres, and Premium Beverages 
Learning Objectives
  • Explain Revenue Recognition (ASC 606) and first year implementation issues for public companies and private companies. 
  • Appraise lease accounting (ASC 842) implementation issues and disclosures for public companies.
  • Discuss new and pending accounting standards updates.
  • Recognize amendments adopted in 2018 to the SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Initiative 
  • Analyze opportunity zones and discuss deferring (and reducing) capital gains through investment in opportunity zones
  • Examine the Tax Cut and Jobs Act including specific issues related to real estate entities and investors
  • Review the 2019 Reporting Season Best Practices.
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.5 CPE credits in Accounting
Program Level: Basic
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Brandon Landas, Assurance Partner, BDO USA, LLP

Kevin Anderson, Tax Partner, BDO USA, LLP