DCAA Compliance Blog

Your Source for DCAA & FAR Compliance News and Discussion

ReliAscent® LLC is the only government contract accounting firm that specializes in all aspects of government contracting compliance.  From our DCAA compliant accounting services, to monthly government contract accounting for all government agency awards, contract management & administration, and financial services & planning, our goal is to ensure the success of our clients, and all small business government contractors and grantees.  

In our DCAA Blog, we discuss the latest government contracting news from the Federal Government, the DCAA, and DCMA, as well as promotions offered by ReliAscent, and helpful tools and resources for contractors.

We hope you will visit and take part in the discussions on our blog on a regular basis. If you ever have any questions or would like to discuss how our experts can help, do not hesitate to contact us at any time!  


 

Preparing a Government Contract Cost Proposal

Posted by Dave Donley on Tue, Oct 08, 2019 @ 09:54 AM

In the world of government contracting, the pricing of a proposal can be the section of the proposal taken too lightly by many bidders.  Here at ReliAscent, one of the most difficult things to see is a client “win” a proposal (Grant or Contract), that has several “losing” features built into the cost & pricing section.    At ReliAscent, our passion is helping companies that have exciting technologies or services succeed.   We can relieve the pressure of government regulations so the company can concentrate on their core expertise, providing the best chance for success.

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Topics: Cost Proposal, preparing a cost proposal, Preparing a Government Contract Cost Proposal


DoD SBIR/STTR 2019.3/C BAA Open for Proposal Submission Today

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Sep 24, 2019 @ 03:07 PM

ReliAscent would like to remind all small business government contractors that the DOD SBIR/STTR 2019.3/C Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) are now open for proposal submission!

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Topics: DoD SBIR 2019.3, DoD STTR 2019.C STTR


ReliAscent Partner Podcast: A Pathway For Scaling Your GovCon Business

Posted by Tyler Link on Mon, Sep 23, 2019 @ 11:15 AM

ReliAscent is excited to announce that our CEO, Mike Anderson, will be featured in an upcoming podcast, hosted by Shirley Collier, President of our partnering company, Scale2Market, LLC, on Wednesday, October 9th!

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Topics: Scaling for Success, ReliAscent Podcast, When to outsource, Scale2Market, Growing your Government Contracting Business


Government Contractors Deserve more than Just an Accounting Firm

Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, Sep 18, 2019 @ 02:19 PM

Small Business Government Contractors and Grantees have enough on their plates just trying to keep the lights on, grow the business, and make a profit. In many cases, outsourcing certain functions like accounting, can be an efficient way to gain the expertise and help that they need to free up valuable time and focus on their direct work.

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Topics: DCAA Compliant Accounting, government contract accounting


Navy's New OTA an Opportunity for Small Business Defense Contractors

Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, Aug 28, 2019 @ 10:44 AM

NSTIC OTASmall Business Defense Contractors specializing in areas from cyber security, to digital engineering, sensor, unmanned, and warfare systems, have an opportunity to join the Naval Surface Technology and Innovation Consortium (NSTIC), established this summer.

Advanced Technology International (ATI), an organization that specializes in building and managing R&D collaborations with the Defense Department, was awarded the Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) by the Naval Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) to build and maintain the new naval surface technology consortium, focused on developing naval surface and maritime capabilities.

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Topics: Naval Surface Technology and Innovation Consortium, Contracting Opportunities for Defense Contractors, NAVY OTA, NSTIC


DoD SBIR/STTR 2019.3/C BAA - Topic Pre-Release Today

Posted by Tyler Link on Fri, Aug 23, 2019 @ 07:59 AM

The Department of Defense's SBIR/STTR 19.3/C BAA Announcements are now Available!

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Topics: 2019.3 SBIR, 2019 C STTR


What do I do if My Contract is Terminated for Convenience?

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Aug 15, 2019 @ 09:42 AM

Many in the government contracting world will remember the Federal Government's "Super Committee" working to slash spending from the budget, and other Federal Agencies scrambling to identify ways to slash their own budgets back in 2011 - 2013. 

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Topics: government contract management, Termination for Convenience, dcma compliance, contract terminations, government contract terminations