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14th Annual Construction Industry Tax Seminar

A Steptoe-sponsored event
September 13, 2017
Scottsdale, AZ

Please join Steptoe on September 13, 2017, for our annual Construction Industry Tax Seminar. 

This year's program will cover:

  • The latest development in Arizona's sales taxation of contractors, developers, construction managers, and homebuilders, including this past legislative session’s attempt at moving to a point of sale regime (building materials are taxed) from our current structure of taxing the prime contractor and exempting subcontractors and building materials
  • A recap of the MRRA exemption and the current status of sales tax simplification
  • How Arizona taxes cloud computing and how that affects the construction industry's use of software services
  • Recent federal tax developments, including the new IRS enforcement campaign against land developers, proposed domestic manufacturing deduction (Section 199) regulations regarding construction activities, and the potential effects of tax reform on the industry

You don’t want to miss this year’s program, as these are only a few of the topics that will be covered. Click here for  copy of the program agenda. 


Steptoe speakers:

  • Pat Derdenger

  • Jefferson Klocke

  • Rob Kovacev

  • Karen Lowell

Luncheon Keynote Speaker:

  • Kevin McCarthy, President of Arizona Tax Research Association, will provide a look back at the efforts to reform the prime contracting sales tax classification and what the future holds.



Wednesday, September 13, 2017


8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Program and Lunch


The Phoenician (Please note this year's location)
6000 East Camelback Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251


General Registration: $120
Association Participant*: $100

*Members of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA), and US Green Building Council (USGBC) receive a $20 discount

CPE and CLE credits are pending approval.