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Are You Properly Managing Your Indirect Rates?

Posted by Tyler Link on Mon, Oct 01, 2018 @ 08:28 AM

Indirect Rates Structure Rubik's Cube

In the world of government contracting, a company's indirect rates are absolutely critical in managing costs effectively and ensuring the business remains profitable.  However, your indirect rate structure is also one of the most important factors in your proposal when competing for a contract...and if you don't know HOW to properly manage your indirect rates—or, if you're not making strategic modifications to your rates at the right times—you may be setting yourself up for failure from the start.

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Topics: Indirect billing rates, Indirect rates, indirect rates review, managing your indirect rates


Indirect Rates Reviews for Government Contractors

Posted by Tyler Link on Mon, Aug 27, 2018 @ 12:39 PM

Indirect Rates Reviews for Government Contractors

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Topics: Indirect billing rates, Indirect rates, indirect rates review, managing your indirect rates


Are Your Indirect Rates Helping or Hurting Your Business?

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 @ 08:30 AM

Indirect Rates - Helping or Hurting Your Business?

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Topics: Indirect billing rates, Indirect rates, indirect rates review, managing your indirect rates


ReliAscent Introduces Free Indirect Rates Reviews for Contractors

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Feb 27, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Indirect Rates Reviews for Government Contractors

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Topics: Indirect billing rates, Indirect rates, indirect rates review, managing your indirect rates


New ReliAscent White Paper: "An Introduction to Indirect Rates"

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 @ 11:11 AM

Indirect Rates White Paper

ReliAscent is proud to announice the release our latest white paper: "An Introduction to Indirect Rates."

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Topics: Indirect billing rates, Indirect rates


Government Contractor CFO's 101 (Part VI) - Risk Management II

Posted by Dave Donley on Thu, Jul 28, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

CFO Risk Management– Part II

In our introduction to risk management, understanding the regulatory environment a firm finds itself in was a critical first step for any CFO. For a deeper understanding on how this affects a business, let’s assume you’re a small business (according to the Small Business Administration) having a prime cost-plus type contract. What are the risks involved that the CFO should be aware of?

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Topics: Indirect billing rates, Outsourced CFO, Indirect rates, cfo for government contractors, outsourced cfo services


Government Contractor CFO's 101 (Part V) - Indirect Rates

Posted by Dave Donley on Wed, Jul 13, 2016 @ 01:37 PM

Indirect Rates - "What's a Good Indirect Rate?"

CFO Forecasting – Part II

In a prior blog in our series on CFO's for Government Contractors, we emphasized the importance the CFO’s role in establishing job cost accounting and developing an indirect rate structure that’s suitable for a particular business. Once the mechanics of an adequate government contract accounting system is established, we’re often asked…

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Topics: Indirect billing rates, Outsourced CFO, Indirect rates, cfo for government contractors, outsourced cfo services


Quick Closeout of a Government Contract

Posted by Mike Anderson on Fri, Apr 04, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Many times the closeout of a federal contract can take years, especially with the backlog at the DCAA today in auditing Incurred Cost Reports to determine final indirect billing rates.  This delay in closeout of a contract can be a problem for a contractor, sometimes resulting in a delay in collecting all the money due to them.  It also can cause issues with determining final billing rates from data that is several years old.  In certain situations there is an alternative path.  This is called the Quick Closeout procedure.

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Topics: Indirect billing rates, Governement contract, Quick Closeout