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Indirect Rates Resources for Government Contractors

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Some of the most common questions we get from Government Contractors and Grantees at ReliAscent surround the development and utility of indirect rates.  How are they calculated? Why are they so important?...

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Capped Indirect Rates - Friend or Foe?

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The answer to this question depends on your perspective as either a government acquisition/grant professional or a government contractor or grantee. Negotiating or directing capped indirect rates on cost...

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Indirect Rates Models for Government Contracts & Grants - Are You Using the Right One?

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At ReliAscent, we routinely see contractors and grantees that have submitted indirect rates that don’t adequately reflect their operations, don’t align with their accounting systems, and frustrate their...

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An Introduction to Indirect Rates for Government Contractors

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Indirect Rates, Huh? What are They Good For?

With apologies to the 1970’s Motown hit, one of the most common questions we get at ReliAscent® surrounds development and utility of indirect cost rates....

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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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Are You Properly Managing Your Indirect Rates?

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In the world of government contracting, a company's indirect rates are absolutely critical in managing costs effectively and ensuring the business remains profitable.  However, your indirect rate...

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Are Your Indirect Rates Helping or Hurting Your Business?

Have Contracts But Still Losing Money? It May Be Time to Review Your Indirect Rates

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