Critical Issues Involving Taxation of Construction Contractors

Course Details


Friday, December 6, 2019

1:00pm – 5:00pm (Registration: 12:30pm)


Ramkota Hotel

800 North Poplar

Casper, WY 82601


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Field of Study


CPE Credit

4 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



Surgent & Associates, LLC


Previous experience in the construction industry or in providing service to construction clients.


Many consider taxation of construction contractors to be the most complex area of the Internal Revenue Code. Probably no other industry has so many elections and considerations that need to be considered and made in order to reduce or defer amounts owed to the Internal Revenue Service. This is a critical presentation “tailor-made” for CPAs who either work for or represent construction contractors.


• Learn what property is subject to IRC Sec 460
• Understand how home builders and residential contractors are exempt from IRC Sec 460
• Learn how to qualify for the “small contractor exemption” and its advantages to the taxpayer
• Learn the various options that are available to the “small” contractor regarding taxation of long-term contracts
• Discuss how the choice of entity impacts taxation of contractors
• Learn how AMT impacts the construction industry
• Learn about IRC Sec 460 and “large” contractors
• Learn how “uninstalled materials” impact taxation of contractors
• Learn how the “look-back” rules impact contractors
• Learn how the “10% method” can allow certain contractors to defer recognizing taxable income
• Learn critical tax planning strategies for contractors


• Understand the myriad of laws and regulations and how they impact taxation of construction contractors
• Understand the many options available in order to reduce or defer recognizing taxable income regarding the construction industry

Designed For

CPAs who either work for or represent construction contractors who are looking for ways to reduce taxable income.

Course Pricing

WYOCPA Member Fee

Applicable if you are a WYOCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a WYOCPA member.

Late Registration Fee (will be added after November 22, 2019) $100.00
Your Price $195.00

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