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Construction Industry Conference – Webcast


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8.0 Credits

Member Price $310.00

Non-Member Price $385.00


Learn about the latest challenges and solutions faced by the construction industry and the CPAs who work with them!


  • Tax Update for 2024
  • Economic Update
  • Transactional Taxes - CAT Updates & More!
  • Employment Law, Benefits & Paid Leave Oregon
  • Construction Legislation Updates
  • Practical Use of AI in Construction Accounting

Designed For

CPAs, CFOs, controllers, attorneys, surety underwriters and producers, contractors, construction industry suppliers and interested in the financial aspects of the construction industry. This conference is perfect for those of you wishing to update your knowledge and skills.


Provide an overview of current issues and developments impacting the private industry arena as well as the construction industry, in general.


Leader Bios

James Lundy Jr, CPA, Marcum LLP

Jim Lundy Jr., is a partner in the Tax & Business Services division and a member of Marcum’s national Construction Industry Practice group. With more than 30 years of experience in both public and private practice, Mr. Lundy is one of the most respected tax consultants in the construction industry. He works regularly with more than 350 construction entities to provide a wide range of tax services. Services include performing tax physicals to provide a full overview of a construction company’s tax compliance and planning opportunities, establishing continuity and succession plans for contractors, dealing with federal and state authorities regarding tax issues important to contractors and leading in the timely completion of tax reporting required for the construction industry.

Mr. Lundy is an accomplished speaker and the author of many articles published on construction tax-related issues. The Tennessee Society of CPAs has honored him as Speaker of the Year more than 10 times; the Alabama Society of CPAs has presented him with their Thomas A. Ratcliff Outstanding Discussion Leader Award; and he has been the highest-rated speaker at both the American Institute of CPAs’ National Construction Industry Conference and the AICPA National Tax Conference.

He is often sought out to provide in-house training to other CPA firms and organizations interested in obtaining the most up-to-date and practical applications of the tax rules and regulations pertaining to the construction industry. He has also testified before the Tennessee Tax Commission regarding the taxation of multi-state contractors.

Mr. Lundy is a past chair of the TSCPA Construction Committee and is former chairman of the AICPA National Construction Committee. He helped direct the very successful initial statewide construction conference and has been active in other committees, including the Continuing Education Committee, the Accounting Careers Committee, the Tennessee Road Builders Investment Committee and the Board of Directors of the Middle Tennessee Associated Builders and Contractors.


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John Higgins, CPA Crossings LLC


John serves as Chief Partnership Officer of CPA Crossings, LLC, a company he co-founded in 2001 to help accounting, tax and financial professionals leverage technology to increase the quality and efficiency of their services. John has been selected as a top 25 thought leader for the accounting profession by CPA Practice Advisor magazine from 2011 through 2022.
John has extensive knowledge and experience in presenting on a wide range of accounting industry related technology topics including blockchain, big data, data analytics, cloud computing and all things Office 365.  


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Ray Widmer III, Partner, Moss Adams LLP

RL has worked in public accounting since 2008. His focus is business and individual taxation. He has extensive experience providing comprehensive tax services and general business consulting to construction, real estate and manufacturing companies. He is a member of the firm’s construction and real estate tax committees, which is responsible for leading the firm on tax issues relevant to those industries. He is married with five children and enjoys the outdoors including backpacking, golf and exploring the beautiful coast.

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Steve Scranton, Chief Investment Officer & Economist, Washington Trust Bank

Steve Scranton is the Chief Investment Officer & Economist for Washington Trust Bank and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation with over 35 years of investment and economic experience.

As Washington Trust Bank’s Chief Investment Officer, Steve is responsible for management of the Portfolio Management Group and actively participates on committees within the bank to help design strategies and policies related to investments. As the economist for Washington Trust Bank, Steve participates in public speaking engagements, as well as authoring multiple communications, to keep clients and the public informed of economic and investment market conditions. Throughout the Pacific Northwest, Steve is a well-known speaker on the economic conditions and the world financial markets.


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Non-Member Price $385.00

Member Price $310.00