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Allocating Overhead to Construction Projects

Gain an understanding of overhead allocation and its role in assuring projects are profitable.

This topic will include a clear definition of what costs are actually overhead to be applied to jobs. The information will define the specific costs that are direct vs. those that are indirect as part of the overhead total costs to be allocated. Then we will look into the various methods to allocate overhead with a few key case studies on how the method you choose will impact each jobs profitability, and the practical applications you can use in your daily roles and apply to your business.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to recognize the importance of planning and budgeting construction projects
  • You will be able to recognize and provide examples of direct costs
  • You will be able to recognize and provide examples of indirect costs
  • You will be able to identify how to develop meaningful cost pools

Runtime: 88 minutes
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Agenda

Goals

  • Importance of Planning and Budgeting Your Costs
  • Developing Meaningful Indirect Cost Pools
  • How Accurate Job Costing Fits in the Construction Circle

Direct Costs

  • Definition
  • Typical Direct Costs
  • Labor Burden Calculation
  • Case Study

Indirect Costs

  • Definition
  • Typical Indirect Costs
  • Developing Cost Pools
  • Case Study

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  • Methods for Your Situation
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This course was last revised on February 14, 2020.

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  • CPE/NASBA - QAS Self Study 2.2 including Accounting 2.2
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a QAS Self Study sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 2.2 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Accounting for 2.2 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of construction law. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: QAS Self Study. Please refer to the information in this advertisement for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board.
     
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Theran J. Welsh, CPA

Theran J. Welsh, CPA

SVA Certified Public Accountants

  • Principal with SVA Certified Public Accountants, and leads the Construction Services Group
  • Certified public accountant advising construction clients to help them better understand their cost structure, with a specific focus on improving profitability
  • Assists clients in developing cash flow projections, analyzing overhead recovery methods, recommending tax structure, identifying areas of tax exposure, and determining specific opportunities for tax savings
  • Past president of the associate members of Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Wisconsin and a frequent writer on industry issues for local and national industry publications
  • Graduate, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Can be contacted at 608-826-2039 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 407557
Published 2020
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