State & Local Tax Planning Strategies for Contractors

This course takes a varied approach to providing tax planning strategies for current construction taxation issues. Learn the impact of key tax deductions and how to plan for out-of-state projects, review the tax impact and planning opportunities related to specific construction contracts, and explore valuable tax planning strategies to discover tips, tricks, and traps in construction taxation.

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify potential state and local tax (SALT) income/franchise modifications and apportionment/allocation implications
  • Identify other SALT compliance burdens related to expansion in new jurisdictions
  • Recognize potential SALT mitigation techniques due to the expansion of SALT nexus


Level & Prerequisites
This is a Basic level online self-study course that was developed for professionals with 0-3 years of experience in construction finance. No prerequisites or advanced preparation is required.

CPE Information
Earn 1 CPE credits in the field of Taxes upon successfully completing this course and achieving at least 70% on the final exam.

CCIFP Information
Earn 1 CCIFP Professional Development credits which can be applied to either the General or Construction Requirement.

CPE Note
This on-demand course is based on a popular session from CFMA’s 2023 Annual Conference. Please note that you cannot receive CPE or CCIFP Professional Development credit if you participated in this session during CFMA’s 2023 Annual Conference.

Course Length

The estimated time to complete the course and final exam is approximately 50 minutes, depending on the pace of the learner.

Who Should Attend?

  • Business Owners
  • CFOs
  • Construction Financial Professionals
  • Contractors
  • Controllers
  • CPAs
  • Professional Advisors
  • Risk Managers
  • Subcontractors


  • $79 for CFMA Members
  • $99 for Non-Members

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CFMA Colleague Discount

If you are a CFMA member and would like to enroll someone at your company in this course who is not a CFMA member, please contact CFMA at for more information.

CFMA Group Discount

If you are interested in registering a group of individuals at your company, please contact CFMA at for more information.