Is your construction company at risk? Understand how to account for claim revenue
Abstract: If a construction company encounters unanticipated income, also known as “claim revenue,” it might find itself in hot water with the taxing authorities. So when is a company at risk? As this article explains, it’s important to know when to use the percentage-of-completion accounting method vs. the completed-contract method. And, in deciding what to include each year, contractors need to gather objective, verifiable evidence supporting each claim.