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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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Success in Government Contracting – It’s More Than Just Direct Work

Most small business government contractors and grantees are understandably focused on things like their direct work, avoiding a DCAA audit, or just delivering product &/or CDRL’s.  Running a successful,...

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Government Contracting 101 - Part 4: What is the Role of Small Business in New Product Development?

Small businesses are the cornerstone of innovation in the US Government, and  Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 19 discusses Small Business Programs.  It sets the size standards to be considered a...

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Government Contracting 101 - Part 1

In this first of a 9-part series, ReliAscent's Brian Ormsby, introduces his "Government Contracting 101" blog series. Topics covered range from DCAA and DCMA compliance, to indirect rates, unallowable...

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Trends in Government Contracting: Commercial items

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I saw an article in a Defense E-Brief from NDIA this week entitled “Pentagon Will Demand ‘Fair Prices’ From Commercial Vendors”.  The essence of the article is that apparently the Defense Department is...

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Trends in Government Contracting

There are obviously many changes occurring in the Government contracting marketplace over the last couple of years.  You don't have to think back too far to remember the threat of canceled contracts due...

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Rooting Out Unbilled Cost and Fee on Cost-plus Type Contracts

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What a great feeling it is to find a $20 bill in your jacket pocket. It’s a happy surprise many of our clients have come to experience, only the cash they find lingering in the corner of their contracts...

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Federal Government Contract outlook next 30 days

The government shutdown was ended on October 16th by implementation of a continuing resolution to fund the government until January 15, 2014 (H.R. 2775).  Everyone breathed a sigh of relief and all...

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