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!  


 

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


After COVID, Can you Afford Not to Outsource DCAA Compliant Accounting?

Posted by Mike Anderson on Mon, Aug 31, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

There are several things to consider when a small business contemplates outsourcing its government contract accounting work. One consideration is the cost and experience of the people to do the work. Another consideration is the amount of “opportunity cost” that the company will incur.   It is easy to measure the first and not as straight-forward to measure the second. Both considerations should be evaluated to determine what is the best return for the business.

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Topics: DCAA Compliant Accounting, government contract accounting, DCAA compliant accounting services, dcaa outsourced accounting services, cost to outsource dcaa compliant accounting, outsourced accounting for government contractors


Accounting Firms are a Dime a Dozen...

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Apr 30, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

Between direct contract work, deadlines, compliance issues, and trying to stay afloat during a pandemic, contractors and grantees have enough on their plates just trying to keep the lights on. And sure, outsourcing certain functions can be an efficient way to save money and time (accounting is a prime example of this).  But, who you ultimately select to be a part of your team is more important than you realize.

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Topics: government contract management, DCAA Compliant Accounting


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


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


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