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Strange Bedfellows: IP Rights and Accounting in SBIR/STTR Grants

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The Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs (referred collectively hereafter as SBIR) directly target small innovative companies to participate...

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SBIR Accounting and IP Rights

Managing the Risks and Performance of Government Contracts and Grants

The administration of federal government awards starts with signing the contract by both parties, or the acceptance of a grant by a grantee. Government Contract Administration is the fulfilling of the...

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Boeing & Lockheed's SBIR Topics of Interest

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As many government contractors may already know, the U.S. Department of Defense pre-released their SBIR/STTR FY21.3/C solicitation topics on August 25th. What you may not know, is that both Boeing and...

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Free DCAA Compliance Reviews

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As a small business government contractor or grantee, do you know whether or not your accounting system (not just your software) is DCAA compliant? Are you confident you would pass an audit from the...

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding DCAA Compliance and Time Tracking

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*The following post was contributed by Hour Timesheet's Debbie Sabin, as part of ReliAscent's Partnership Network Guest Blog Series. 

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Outsourcing Works and the Pandemic Proves It

Both small and large companies across the country are learning that outsourcing certain tasks makes a lot of sense these days. With COVID came the realization that entire segments of our economy and...

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Contract Negotiations with the Federal Government

Preface: This blog is intended for companies that do not have extensive experience with Federal Government contracting. It is written for contracts.  Grants are not covered, as grant negotiations...

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What are TABA Funds and Why Should I be Interested

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I have had quite a few questions recently on Technical and Business Assistance (TABA) funds related to what they are, why they might be used for and who can apply for them.  First of all TABA stands...

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Introduction to Government Contract Management Part II - The Proposal

The Contract Management and Administration function is critical to the success of any government contractor, both large and small. The Contract Manager (“CM”) is responsible for “the business” aspect...

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Typical DCAA Audits and What They Mean to Your Small Business

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In a previous blog we examined, from a very top level, what it means when someone says they have had a DCAA audit. In that blog we explored the 4 major groups that the DCAA classifies audits, the...

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