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!  


 

Tyler Link

Recent Posts

Is it Time to Consider Outsourcing Your Government Contract Accounting?

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jun 13, 2019 @ 08:37 AM

Do you find yourself struggling with FAR & DCAA compliance requirements, worrying if you will make a profit on a government contract or grant, or barely staying profitable each yearyet you already have an accounting department or firm that should be handling this for you?  

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Topics: DCAA accounting, DCAA Compliant Accounting, outsourced government contract accounting


NSF 2019 SBIR/STTR Phase I Closes Tomorrow

Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, Jun 12, 2019 @ 10:57 AM

ReliAscent would like to remind all Small Businesses planning to submit a proposal for the NSF's SBIR/STTR 2019 Phase I solicitation, that the deadline to submit your applications is tomorrow, June 13th, at 5 PM (local time for each time zone).

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Topics: NSF SBIR, NSF Grant Accounting, 2019 NSF SBIR/STTR Ph I, CAP Review


DoD SBIR/STTR 2019.2/B Opens for Proposal Submission Today

Posted by Tyler Link on Fri, May 31, 2019 @ 08:08 AM

 

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Topics: 2019.2 DoD SBIR, 2019.B DoD STTR


It's May 15th. Have You Started Your Incurred Cost Proposal Yet?

Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, May 15, 2019 @ 09:23 AM

If your Small Business had a Cost Reimbursable type contract in 2018, your Incurred Cost Proposal / ICE Submission is due 6 months after the end of your FY (per FAR 52.216-7).

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Topics: incurred cost proposal, DCAA ICE Submission


Free QuickBooks DCAA Compliance Reviews for Government Contractors

Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, May 08, 2019 @ 09:17 AM

If your small business contracts with the Department of Defense and it has been several years since your last DCAA audit, how do you know whether or not your accounting system (not just your software), is DCAA compliant? 

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Topics: DCAA Compliant Accounting Systems, DCAA QuickBooks, dcaa compliant quickbooks, QuickBooks DCAA Compliance Review


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

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Apr 30, 2019 @ 11:20 AM

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, growing business, on the other hand, is more than just your deliverables, or accounting and contract compliance.  It takes financial planning, strategic management of your rates, project performance monitoring, and several critical business and financial management skills that most small businesses—and their accounting firms—simply lack.

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Topics: government contracting, Outsourced CFO, government contract management, Indirect rates, DCAA Compliant Accounting


DCAA ICE Submission Due Date Approaching

Posted by Tyler Link on Mon, Apr 15, 2019 @ 09:23 AM

ReliAscent would like to remind contractors that if you had a Cost Reimbursable type contract in 2018, your Incurred Cost Proposal / ICE Submission is due 6 months after the end of your FY (per FAR 52.216-7).  If your FY ends on Dec 31st, that means your submission deadline is rapidly approaching, and it's time to get started!

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Topics: incurred cost proposal, DCAA ICE, DCAA ICE Submission