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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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Preparing a Cost Proposal in the Government Environment

Posted by Brian Ormsby on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 @ 11:17 AM

The following blog is an article taken from our recent ReliAscent Quarterly Newsletter (Volume 5, Issue 3), published earlier this month.

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Topics: Proposal Pricing, Pricing Proposal, Cost Proposal

The importance of Proposal Pricing for Government Contractors

Posted by Mike Anderson on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 03:06 PM

How a business prices it's goods and services is key to the success of the business.  For Government Contractors, this is critical as most Federal Government Contracts require the contracts to be priced per the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) part 15.4.  If the contract is for less than the simplified acquisition threshold (this is less than $700,000 per FAR 15.403-4) then certified cost and pricing data of FAR 15.4 doesn't apply.  These are the criteria that are exempt from cost and pricing data:

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Topics: government contractor, Proposal Pricing, FAR 15.408

Proposal Pricing is often overlooked.

Posted by Mike Anderson on Fri, Jul 26, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Federal Government proposal  pricing is just like setting a commercial price, right?   Well the answer may be yes in some cases like when there is a lot of competition, or a commercially available commodity.    There are lots of other instances in government contracting where this might not be so simple.  In all cases, it can be argued that there should be a good basis supporting each price given to the government. 

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Topics: government contractor, Proposal Pricing, Cost & Pricing Data