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Tyler Link

Tyler Link has 11 years experience in marketing & sales in the Aerospace and Government Contract Compliance industries. Tyler's government contract compliance work began as a Contract Administrator, where he performed contract closeouts and supported DCMA property audits with Tech BizSolutions and Synkera Technologies. He later found his calling running the marketing, sales and Business Development departments of ReliAscent LLC and Technology Applications, Inc. (TAI), sister companies owned by Brian Sperry. Tyler works full time as the Director of Business Development for TAI, and is the Part Time Marketing Manager for ReliAscent.

Recent Posts

DoD Reopens SBIR/STTR 2021.1/A For Proposal Submission

Posted by Tyler Link on Mon, Mar 01, 2021 @ 03:59 PM

The Department of Defense has reopened the SBIR/STTR 2021.1/A SBIR/STTR BAA for proposal submission through March 4.  Full proposals  must be submitted and certified in the Defense SBIR/STTR Innovation Portal (DSIP) no later than Thursday at 12 PM Eastern Final proposal submission includes successful completion of all firm level forms, all required volumes, and electronic corporate official certification.

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Topics: SBIR 2021.1, DoD SBIR 2021.1, DoD STTR 2021.A, SBIR Accounting Services

Government Contract Management Expertise is Critical in Unpredictable Times

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Feb 23, 2021 @ 03:46 PM

Keeping you up at night

Many questions can keep government contractors awake at night: "why am I losing money on this contract," “will I be able to deliver on time,” or “what happens if my contract is terminated?

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Topics: government contract management, government contract administration

Outsourcing Low ROI Tasks in Turbulent Times

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Jan 26, 2021 @ 12:17 PM

You Didnt Come this far to only come this far

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Topics: outsourced dcaa compliant accounting, dcaa accounting services, dcaa bookkeeping

Colorado PTAC SBIR/STTR Event Reminder

Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, Jan 20, 2021 @ 11:19 AM

Reminder to Colorado-based Small Businesses working with the Federal Government, or interested in pursuing government contracts & grants:

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Topics: SBIR/STTR, Colorado PTAC, Submitting an SBIR/STTR Proposal, SBIR/STTR Support Services

Colorado PTAC SBIR/STTR Event - January 20th

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Jan 12, 2021 @ 01:01 PM

Has your business been considering submitting a proposal for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant or contract? Maybe you already have in the past, but have been wondering how they differ from a regular contract or grant, or what differences exist between agencies? What does it REALLY take to win one, and what does it REALLY take to manage one? 

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Topics: SBIR/STTR, SBIR Awards, Colorado PTAC, Submitting an SBIR/STTR Proposal, SBIR/STTR Support Services

DoD SBIR/STTR 21.1/A Pre-Release Begins Today

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Dec 08, 2020 @ 11:07 AM

The Department of Defense's Small Business and Technology Partnerships Office just announced the pre-release of the following Broad Agency Announcements (BAA's):

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Topics: DCAA compliance, DCAA Compliant Accounting, DoD SBIR 21.1, DoD STTR 21.A, DoD SBIR Accounting

Indirect Rates Resources for Government Contractors

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Oct 01, 2020 @ 11:05 AM

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? Can they be managed to meet my goals? Is taking the safe rate the best option?

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Topics: Indirect rates, indirect rate models, indirect rates government contracts, indirect rates help

Outsourcing Low ROI Tasks Makes More Sense Than Ever Before

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Sep 15, 2020 @ 11:19 AM

The last six months have taught us a lot in business.  But, now more than ever, might be the best time to outsource low ROI activities like government compliant accounting and contract administration and management. While these tasks are routine, they follow strict and highly complex guidelines, and having experts navigate these waters on a “pay as you use” basis, makes a lot of sense for most small businesses. This method also ensures the small business has a much higher knowledge and expertise level of these guidelines than would be afforded with a single employee (or owner) performing and maintaining compliance. Outsourcing also allows the small business the necessity of the owner to concentrate on high ROI activities such as business development, business growth, and management.

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Topics: outsourced government contract accounting, DCAA compliant accounting services, outsourced dcaa compliant accounting, monthly cost of DCAA compliant accounting