Economic Newsletter for the Construction Industry - 2023 Year-End

CICPAC, in collaboration with economist, Dr. Chris Kuehl, and Armada CI, has launched a quarterly economic report that specifically targets the construction sector. This report offers a comprehensive analysis of various factors that affect the construction industry on a macro level, including regional construction spending, raw materials, supply chain, banking and financing matters, and the overall construction industry outlook.

Construction Compensation Report 2024

The packet includes salary information for the following positions: Senior Project Manager, Senior Estimator, and Controller.

Mid-Year Contractor Tax Planning Checklist 2023

The continued impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and CARES Act of 2021, continues to drive an active tax policy environment. This constant change requires continued analysis and proactive planning for CPAs and their contractor clients.

The CICPAC Tax Thought Leadership Committee has compiled a brief summary of various tax planning issues potentially impacting our construction clients for consideration. In the interest of timing, this document only provides a brief overview and reminder of areas for further consideration during planning in 2023 and beyond.

2023 Tax Planning Opportunities for the Construction Industry

Our firm and the CICPAC Tax Thought Leadership Committee has compiled an updated summary of changes potentially impacting our construction clients. This document overviews considerations for planning in 2023 and beyond.

Mobile Workforce Guidelines for Contractors

The construction industry, by its very nature, depends on mobility and getting to where the projects are located, whether that is across a city or region, state, or country. Costs related to mobility are unique and there are various methods of covering or reimbursing your workforce for those costs. The methods you use and your compliance with the related regulations can impact the ultimate cost to your organization as well as your employees and the difference can be significant. The intent of this guidance is to present information you need to analyze which methods provide the best result for your organization as well as some helpful tools to assist with compliance.

Implementing ASC 842 Leases: Focus Areas for Contractors

This whitepaper is offered to provide further insight to some key areas that you should be aware of when implementing the FASB ASU 2016-02, Leases (ASC 842) standard.

Revenue Recognition Implementation Guide

Guidance for CPAs and Construction Companies

Revenue Recognition Overview Terminology & Concepts

Part of learning the revenue recognition standard is understanding the terminology and concepts. CICPAC has compiled this Revenue Recognition Overview on Terminology & Concepts document to summarize the new terms as they relate to the old terms or to define what the new terms are referencing.

Contract Abstract Analysis Tool

This tool can be used to assist your company with implementation of the Accounting Standards Update 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, FASB Topic 606.

Revenue Recognition: Practical Aspects of Uninstalled Materials

The new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers) affects construction companies in unique ways, particularly in the area of purchased material. How a contractor will account for these costs under the new standard depends on a variety of factors, including how the material is classified, when the customer obtains control of the material, and whether or not the material is installed, designed, and manufactured by the contractor.

Revenue Recognition: Combining Contracts

Specific Guidelines and Examples

Financial Statements, Schedules, and Disclosures for the Construction Industry

Sample ASC 606

Using the Modified Retrospective Transition Method

Implementation of Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606

Retention Receivable Guidance

Implementation of Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606

ASC 606: FAQ

Answer to the commonly asked question: Will the Work In Progress Schedule be impacted due to the changes in Revenue Recognition?