Construction Accounting and Financial Management

Construction Accounting and Financial Management

by William E. Coombs, William J. Palmer

Hardcover(4th ed)



An essential tool for contractors,construction managers,and accountants,this edition of this popular reference details the special accounting and financial problems faced by the construction industry,and provides clear solutions to them. Included is expert advice on everything from handling subcontracting,labor,materials,equipment,and overhead costs,to financial reporting,internal auditing,and tax considerations. Filled with checklists,forms,and report guidelines,the fifth edition covers the latest tax reforms and computer applications,as well as new methods-such as Partnering-to minimize contract disputes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070126138
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 01/01/1989
Edition description: 4th ed
Pages: 608

Table of Contents

Operating Patterns and Industry Economics.

Procurement and Subcontracting.

Accounting for Labor.

Accounting for Materials and Supplies.

Accounting for Equipment Costs.

Accounting for Overhead and Distribution Costs.

Accounting for Contract Revenue and Cash Receipts.

General and Subsidiary Ledgers.

Financial and Cost Reporting.

Internal Auditing.

Special Problems for Construction Accountant.

Tax Considerations in Construction Management.

Avoiding Contract Disputes.

Alternative Disputes.

Contract Claims and Litigation.

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