Adapting to a Changing Landscape
Thursday, January 17, 2019
7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel
4650 Lindle Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111
To succeed in today’s real estate development and construction industries, owners and executives must embrace innovative technology and understand new legislative changes that will affect their company’s bottom line. Hear from RKL’s industry experts and James Benham of JBKnowledge to gain strategic insights that will help position your company for continued growth and greater profitability in 2019 and beyond. Network with your peers and enjoy a hot breakfast and buffet lunch.
This event offers 4 CPE credits and is by invitation only and is exclusive for owners, CEOs and executives in the real estate development, architecture and engineering and construction industries. There is no cost to attend, but be sure to register early; seating is limited.
Questions about our Real Estate Development & Construction Forum, or looking for the registration code to secure a seat? Contact Lindsey Chretien at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast
8 – 10 a.m. – The 5 Workflows Every Contractor Should Optimize with Mobile Apps
James Benham, CEO, JBKnowledge
Dependency on mobile data in the construction industry continues to grow. How should builders evolve their workflow to incorporate the most innovative mobile devices, apps and strategies available? In this presentation, James Benham shares decades of experience implementing mobile technology on construction projects and discusses the workflows that benefit most from data available anytime, anywhere. This presentation covers the best of what’s available in mobile tech, and how to make it work with your company’s current processes, budget and technology. Attendees will discover how to simplify workflows and increase efficiency with mobile data, explore the top mobile apps used by contractors and learn how to increase your team’s productivity with affordable, intuitive apps and devices. (Qualifies for 2 Specialized Knowledge CPE credits.)
10 – 10:20 a.m. – Break
10:20 – 11:10 a.m. – Building a Case for Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credits
R&D Credit Practice Leader, RKL Tax Services Group
Understanding what kinds of activities give rise to an R&D claim is crucial to identifying and maximizing available tax benefits. Opportunity exists for taking advantage of this lucrative investment since many construction companies and architecture and engineering firms are overlooking activities which meet the requirements of the tax code. Attendees of this session will understand the qualification criteria to determine the eligibility of an R&D claim and learn how best to document suitable activities and capture associated costs to support an R&D claim. Our guests also will recognize the different ways an R&D Study can support, manage and drive value to eligible businesses. (Qualifies for 1 Taxation CPE credit.)
11:10 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Tax Reform: What it Means for Contractors and Real Estate Executives
Johnathon Heller, Manager, RKL Tax Services Group
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contains countless changes and provisions that impact businesses and their owners, but how will it specifically impact contractors and real estate executives? What should business owners be doing now to reduce their tax burdens? The construction and real estate industry experts at RKL took a deep dive into tax reform to identify real opportunities for savings under the new law, which they’ll share with attendees of this session. Attendees will leave this session equipped with proactive strategies and action items to help them maximize the benefits of this new legislation. (Qualifies for 1 Taxation CPE Credit.)
12 – 1 p.m. – Lunch
CPE: Earn up to four hours in the fields of specialized knowledge and taxation. See course descriptions.
Cancellations: Cancellations outside of unforeseen circumstances are requested by January 14.
Prerequisites: None | Advanced Preparation: None | Program Level: Basic | Delivery Method: Group-Live
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