DCAA Compliance Blog

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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.  

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ReliAscent Video Channel on YouTube

Posted by Mike Anderson on Fri, Jul 25, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

If you are like me, a picture is worth a thousand words, and a moving picture is worth a thousand pictures.  I am visually oriented and I think many people in today’s world are the same way.  Some of us come by this naturally and others may be conditioned to this by the exploding digital and media technologies.  Regardless, it has never been easier to view a video on just about any topic you want.  Heck, they even make video cameras small enough to strap to our heads to record risky and or spectacular feats that some of us might be enticed to perform.   The bottom line is that our current culture likes to view video.  It is not only a means of entertainment, it is also a way of learning that was not available in the past.  

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Topics: government consulting, DCAA Compliant Accounting Systems, SF1408

DCAA Policy Shift: Consultant costs?

Posted by Mike Anderson on Fri, Feb 15, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

Sometimes the government either enforces a rule in a different manner than in the past or they may all of a sudden enforce a regulation that previously was overlooked or they might just install a brand new regulation.  In all three of these scenarios the awardee is subject to similar pain.  That pain is that what they have done in the past is no longer acceptable and they will have to change their habits.  In some cases, the government may apply these changes retroactively.  This is especially true, for instance, when the DCAA is behind by 5 years or more in audits of companies Incurred Cost Proposals (ICP).  This is just one example of what we call the government’s discrimination against small business. 

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Topics: DCAA compliance, government consulting, DCAA, DCAA audit, DCAA guidance