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Fall 2017 Construction & Real Estate Industry Update

October 24, 2017
7:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Duquesne Club
325 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Jennifer McGee
  • Summary
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  • CPE Information

Online registration for this event is now closed. Please contact Jennifer McGee at jennifer.mcgee@bdo.com to inquire about attending. 

Join BDO USA, LLP as we bring together executives in the construction and real estate industries to discuss topics specific to your business and operational challenges. We will provide an economic update for both industries as well as discuss U.S. tax reform under the Trump administration and how it will affect you and your business, applying the new revenue standard, and provide an update on the tax incentive climate. Breakfast will be provided as well as a unique networking opportunity.

7:30 AM to 8:00 AM - Registration & Breakfast

8:00 AM to 8:45 AM - Economic Update
Jeff Burd, Tall Timber Group/Breaking Ground

8:45 AM to 9:45 AM - Trump, Legislation, & Taxes: What Will Be The Impact On Your Business?
Celeste Suchko, Tax Partner, BDO
Jim Cunningham, Tax Partner, BDO

9:45 AM to 10:00 AM - 15 Minute Break

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM - Breakout sessions (select one):

  • Applying The New Revenue Standard

Tom Menk, Assurance Partner, BDO
Heath Winsheimer, Assurance Partner BDO
Nate Shaffer, Audit Senior Manager, BDO 

  • Update On The Tax Incentive Climate
Tom Stringer, Lease Services Managing Director, BDO

CPE Breakdown:
1.0 credit in Tax
1.0 credit in Auditing

Event Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will review of President Trump's tax proposals and discuss how it will affect participants and their businesses
  • Identify the core concepts of ASC 606 as they pertain to the construction industry 
  • Obtain a better understanding of Northeast United States state and local tax and business incentives and understand when and how tax and business incentives may be available
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 2.0 CPE credits total
Program Level: Update
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