Construction and real property services contractors are prime targets for sales and use tax audits.
Individuals dealing with construction and real property transactions (either buying or selling) must understand how tax applies and should be presented in construction quotes, bids, and contracts. Whether you work for a construction company, property management, architecture or design company or for an entity that enters into contracts with these types of companies you have to understand how these transactions are taxed.
Seems straightforward enough, but there are special tax planning opportunities that could benefit your operations.
In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll learn how to correctly handle sales and use tax for construction and real property transactions.
Sales tax for construction can be complex. Make sure you’re handling it correctly and getting the best possible benefit from a sales tax perspective.
Who should attend? Individuals responsible for finances or for paying sales taxes in construction firms, real estate development companies, property management companies, architects, designers or companies undergoing major construction projects. This webinar is also intended for individuals who work in the construction industry and individuals who hire contractors.
Diane L. Yetter, President & Founder, YETTER and Sales Tax Institute
Diane L. Yetter is the “Sales Tax NerdTM” as well as a strategist, advisor, speaker, and author in the field of sales and use tax. She is president and founder of YETTERTM, a sales tax consulting and tax technology firm in business since 1996. She is also the founder of The Sales Tax Institute, a premier think tank that offers live and online courses to educate business professionals about sales and use tax.More About Diane L. Yetter
The sales tax rules for construction and real property transactions can be tricky to navigate, whether you’re the contractor or the property owner.
Construction and real property taxes are exceedingly complex and it feels like they lead to more questions than answers. Who has the obligation to pay sales or use tax on the transaction? How are different aspects of the project taxed? What special circumstances change the tax treatment?
Taxability rules for these transactions vary from state to state that can trip you up. Regardless of what state(s) you are conducting construction and real property transactions in, it is crucial that you handle your sales tax obligations correctly.
In addition to correctly managing your sales tax obligations, you should be aware of special tax planning opportunities that can bring cost savings to your company. Construction contractors are prime targets for sales and use tax audits so you need to be aware of and plan for a potential audit if you play in this industry as a buyer or seller.
In this 90-minute live webinar, sales tax expert Diane Yetter of the Sales Tax Institute will teach you about your sales tax obligations regarding construction and real property transactions, whether you’re the contractor or the property owner. She’ll also teach you how to potentially minimize your tax costs and avoid costly mistakes.
And during the live Q&A portion of the webinar, you can get answers to your specific sales tax questions directly from Diane.
Learning Objectives for this webinar include:
Webinar attendees can earn 1.5 hours of CPE credit in the “Taxes” field of study
Prerequisites: This course requires no prerequisites or advance preparation.
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based