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CFMA Building Profits

Cover for Building Profits November 2017

November/December 2017

This issue explores tools, trends, and strategies that can help your company make more informed decisions. You can also read highlights from CFMA’s Construction Financial Benchmarker Executive Summary, and explore other Accounting & Reporting, Tax, Strategic, and Risk Management articles.

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