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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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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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What does it mean when someone says "I've had a DCAA Audit"?

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Many times when I talk with prospective clients I ask them if they have a DCAA compliant accounting system.  Many times they say "I have a compliant accounting system because I've had a DCAA audit". ...

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The Top 5 Reasons You Should Outsource Your Government Contracting Accounting

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Recently there has been a trend in the business world to outsource certain business functions in order to make a more efficient operation and/or save cost of operation.   In years past there was little...

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NSF Phase II SBIR/STTR Financial & Accounting System Requirements

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Small Businesses pursuing non-dilutive funding through the National Science Foundation's SBIR/STTR program must pass a financial review prior to receiving a Phase II award.  This is known as a...

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After COVID, Can you Afford Not to Outsource DCAA Compliant Accounting?

There are several things to consider when a small business contemplates outsourcing its government contract accounting work. One consideration is the cost and experience of the people to do the work....

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Positives from the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we have all seen from the happenings of this strange year in 2020, there are a number of negative effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic.   Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives, and...

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Changes in the Wind at the DCAA

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There have been some shifts in policy at the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) over the last couple of years that are starting to be evident to the outside world.  The FY 2018 National Defense...

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