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Rich Shavell

Rich Shavell


Phone: (561) 997-7242

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Rich Shavell

Rich focuses his practice on all aspects of construction, real estate, tax, and accounting services.

Over the last twenty-five years Rich has been honored to be called to testify on behalf of the Construction Industry before the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee, Senate Finance Committee, House Committee on Small Business, House Committee on Education and Labor, and IRS & Treasury Department.

Rich has long-term working relationships with IRS National:
· Served as Industry Representative: IRS Industry Issue Resolution Program, Section 460 (2005-2008).
· Reviewer, Initial Version of IRS Construction Industry Audit Technique Guide.

Presenter for:
o IRS Business Division Construction Industry External Stakeholders Panel.
o IRS National Construction Industry Facilitators Conference.
o IRS Televised Distance Learning Program.

Rich is a four time winner of the South Florida Business Journal Awards for CPAs in the Construction, Real Estate, and Tax Categories. Rich holds national leadership roles in construction related associations.

Previously, Rich was co-author of two Chapters in LexisNexis publication, Financial Management & Accounting for the Construction Industry: “Income Recognition” after the changes for 606 Revenue Recognition and “Valuation of a Closely-Held Construction Company.”

In addition to being a licensed Florida CPA, Rich maintains credentials as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP).

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - (AICPA)
Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC)
Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA)
South Florida Air Conditioning Contractors Association (SFACA)
Roofing Contractors Association of South Florida (RCASF)

South Florida Business Journal Awards:
o Key Partners Business Award Recipient: 2006 & 2008 for Real Estate/Construction; 2007 for Tax.
o Excellence in Accounting Award for Construction (2005).

Graduate of Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA