Best all-in-one accounting software for construction companies
All-in-one finance platform for accounting, bookkeeping, taxes and payroll for construction companies
Why construction business owners love mesha
Hours saved on accounting, bookkeeping and financial admin tasks
saved on bookkeeping and tax fees
accurate financial insights
Financial powerhouse for your construction company
Intelligent accounting software for modern construction businesses
Supercharge your construction business growth and close your books 3X faster
Expert bookkeeping tailored to your construction business needs
Running a construction business involves unique financial complexities. Our expert accounting, bookkeeping, and tax services are specifically designed to meet the distinct needs of your construction company. Whether you're a small contractor or a large construction firm, we understand the intricacies of construction finances and are well-equipped to manage them efficiently.
Trusted tax management and filing for construction companies
Tax Management Software
  • Automated tax calculation for sales, payroll and federal
  • Reminders on taxes and compliance filing
  • Tax ready reports with P&L, expenses and balance sheets
Tax Prep and Filing
  • Instant access to top tax consultants for construction companies
  • Proficient counsel on construction industry specific tax frameworks and tax-efficient strategies
  • Minimizing tax liabilities and maximizing deductions
  • Stay up to date on dynamic tax laws and regulations impacting the construction industry

Tax related FAQs for construction companies

How should I structure my construction business for tax purposes?

The most common structures for construction businesses are sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, and corporation. Consult with a tax professional to determine the best structure that aligns with your financial goals and tax responsibilities.

You can deduct various expenses, including materials, labor, equipment, permits, insurance, and even vehicle expenses if used for business purposes. Keep detailed records to substantiate your deductions.

Equipment is typically depreciated over 5 to 7 years, while commercial buildings are depreciated over 39 years. You can also consider bonus depreciation and Section 179 deductions for immediate tax benefits.

Yes, there are tax credits like the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction and the Work Opportunity Tax Credit that may apply. Check eligibility and requirements with your tax advisor.

If you pay subcontractors more than $600 during the year, you generally need to issue them a 1099-NEC form and report the payments to the IRS.

Sales tax rules vary by location. Ensure you're aware of the specific requirements in your area and collect and remit sales tax as necessary.

Estimated tax is a way to prepay income and self-employment taxes. Construction businesses may need to make quarterly estimated tax payments based on their expected annual income.

Making payroll painless for construction companies

Our comprehensive payroll features help make payroll management super simple.

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  • Off Cycle payroll and flexible payment schedules

  • Next day direct deposit

  • Payroll Deductions and Garnishments

  • Overtime and reimbursement calculations

  • Payroll and taxes across multiple states

  • Payroll for FTEs, contractors and freelancers

Payroll taxes and compliance

We take care of taxes and compliance to adhere to the local regulations and government declarations.

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  • Automated tax calculation

  • Tax filing and reporting

  • Tax codes and regulation updates

  • Multi jurisdiction compliance

  • Tax liability tracking

  • Work Classification Compliance

  • SUI Reporting

  • Wage Garnishments and Deductions

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