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As a business in the construction industry, you work in hypercompetitive, often volatile, and constantly evolving markets. We understand your construction company needs sound financial advice and rock-solid resources to help you navigate the ins and outs of your world.

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Construction and contractor businesses like yours rely on Marcum’s accounting, tax, and consulting team to enhance your competitive position and build a more compliant, efficient, and profitable business. Our suite of solutions include:

Construction Industry Accounting & Auditing Services

  • Audits, reviews & compilations of financial statements of public & private companies
  • SSAE 16 audits
  • Internal audits
  • Pension & benefit plan review & audits (ERISA)
  • Financial forecasts & projections
  • Internal controls review & design
  • Due diligence on acquisitions/divestitures
  • Custom assurance services
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Operational auditing
  • Accounting outsourcing
  • Monitoring

Construction Industry Tax Services

  • Tax deferral maximization through contract element review
  • Long-term construction contracts
  • Alternative minimum tax planning
  • Look-back planning & compliance
  • Cost allocation
  • Federal, state & local tax planning
  • Estate & succession planning
  • IRS examination assistance
  • Tax preparation for owners & businesses
  • Tax compliance and planning
  • Planning for long term contract tax regulations
  • Evaluation of the various options for reporting taxable income on construction contracts
  • Cost segregation studies and related services
  • Multi-state tax consulting and return preparation
  • Minimization of company sales and use tax obligations
  • Consulting services
  • Financial analysis
  • Job-costing management systems
  • Cost control report analysis
  • Maximizing a company's bonding capacity
  • Controlling costs and establishing internal controls
  • Establishing and monitoring job costs procedures

Construction Industry Consulting Services

  • Surety credit & bank financing assistance
  • Valuation services
  • Business acquisition and sale
  • Forensic accounting
  • Fraud investigations
  • Litigation support/expert testimony
  • Claims consulting
  • Strategic planning & profit enhancement

Construction Fund Management Services

  • Accounting and administration
  • Opening and maintaining bank accounts
  • Setting up client access to accounts
  • Reviewing proof of claims and determining correct payments
  • Looking beyond the payment required
  • Writing and processing checks with signatures
  • Identification of fraudulent and preferential transfers and payments
  • Returning undistributed funds
  • Accounting and internal control assessment
  • Performing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Fraud investigation
  • Escrow agent
  • Paying agent

Surety Bond Investigations

  • Financial analysis of principal
  • Claims evaluation/administration
  • Indemnity investigations/sources of recovery
  • Monitoring project progress/cost estimates
  • Litigation support/principal tax issues
  • Administration of trust/escrow accounts
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Underwriting support

Marcum JOLTS Analysis

Marcum is pleased to provide the latest in a series of annual analyses focused on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.

The past two years were supposed to be difficult for the construction industry. Input prices surged during 2021 and early 2022, rising more than 40% above pre-pandemic levels. Despite acute labor shortages, the other aforementioned headwinds, and what was supposed to be a difficult year for the economy, both the economy and the construction industry outperformed even the most optimistic forecasts in 2023.

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Marcum Commercial
Construction Index

Issue 46 – Fourth Quarter 2023

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    • HVAC
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