Please join BDO USA, LLP for our BDO KNOWLEDGE Real Estate & Construction Webinar, "Accounting Update for the Real Estate Industry."
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Accounting Update for the Real Estate Industry

January 22, 2019
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Gabe Foster
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Please join BDO USA, LLP for our BDO KNOWLEDGE Real Estate & Construction Webinar, "Accounting Update for the Real Estate Industry."
 
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 discuss the hot issues facing real estate professionals at public and private companies. They will review new requirements from the SEC, best practices for filing your 2018 tax returns, implementation issues and disclosure for lease accounting and auditor reporting requirements.
Learning Objectives:
  • Explain Revenue Recognition (ASC 606) and first year implementation issues for public companies and private companies.
  • Preview appraise lease accounting (ASC 842) implementation issues and disclosures for public companies.
  • Preview discuss new and pending accounting standards updates.
  • Preview 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: This webinar will be delivered via the BDO Online CPE Network
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.5 CPE Credits in Accounting
Program Level: Basic
BDO USA, LLP 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 submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org
Topics to be discussed include:
  • Revenue Recognition (ASC 606) and Lease accounting (ASC 842)  - Implementation issues and disclosures
  • 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.
Brandon Landas
National Assurance Partner
BDO USA, LLP
 
Kevin Anderson
National Tax Partner
BDO USA, LLP