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Proposed Legislative Change to Foreign Real Property Investments

The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA) was enacted to ensure that gain attributable to the disposition of U.S. Real Property

FASB Proposes Updates to the Recently Issued Revenue Recognition Guidance

In May 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
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Joe Bruce | 5.7.2015

Take Me Out to the Ballpark - The Wrigley Field 1060 Project Renovations

Anyone watching the Pittsburgh Pirates play the Chicago Cubs at the end of April may have noticed a couple things missing from the outfield bleachers at

Further Details Regarding the Delay of Revenue Recognition Standard

On April 1, 2015, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) agreed to defer the effective date of the new revenue recognition standard, ASU 2014-09,

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Strategies Regarding Real Property Disposals

Computing gain or loss on the disposition of real property requires a thorough review of many items. Generally, gain or loss is calculated simply as proceeds

Topic 606 and Claim Recognition - What Changes for Construction Contractors?

In May of 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers
Construction
Joe Bruce | 2.11.2015

U.S. Construction Industry Statistics Released

During late January and early February 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau released construction related statistics for 2014. Seasonally adjusted annual rates

West Virginia Apprentice Tax Credit

Generally, contractors operating within West Virginia are required to use a minimum amount of apprentices on jobs that occur within the state. Less well-known

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West Virginia Business Franchise Tax Phase-Out Could Benefit the Construction and Real Estate Industry in 2015

In an effort to compete for new and expanding businesses, West Virginia has eliminated its business franchise tax beginning on January 1, 2015. The elimination

Tax Extenders' Impact on the Construction Industry

After months of speculation and delay on the “tax extenders” legislation, the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (HR 5771) was signed into

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