Navigating the Compliance Maze: A Government Contractor’s Guide to 401(k) Nondiscrimination Testing

As a government contractor, it is vital to possess a comprehensive understanding of the regulations governing 401(k) plans and the intricacies of nondiscrimination testing. While these retirement savings plans are commonly offered by employers, it is imperative to meet specific requirements to maintain their tax-deferred status.

2023-11-15T17:51:08-05:00November 14, 2023|Categories: Government Contracting, Retirement|Tags: |

Navigating the New Seas of Cybersecurity: A Contractor’s Guide to the VA’s Latest Rules

In the ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity regulations, government contractors must be prepared to adapt and comply with the latest requirements to safeguard sensitive information.

2023-10-10T12:59:11-04:00October 10, 2023|Categories: Government Contracting|Tags: |

Navigating Government Shutdowns in 2023: Essential Insights for Contractors

In this article, we will delve into the intricacies of government shutdowns, their direct implications on contractors, and equip you with practical strategies to effectively prepare for any future shutdown scenarios that might arise in 2023.

2023-10-01T16:18:18-04:00October 1, 2023|Categories: Government Contracting|Tags: |

Don’t Get Hooked: A Guide to Phishing for Government Contractors

As a government contractor, you understand the importance of safeguarding sensitive information. But with the rise of email and online communication, cybercriminals are using phishing scams to trick unsuspecting employees into revealing confidential data.

2023-09-11T18:27:31-04:00September 12, 2023|Categories: Government Contracting, Government Contracting - Leader|Tags: |

The Critical Role of SAM Registration for Federal Contractors

Federal contractors must ensure they keep their SAM registration up to date. If a contractor's SAM profile expires, the government is no longer authorized to work with that contractor.

2023-08-18T15:03:34-04:00August 24, 2023|Categories: Government Contracting|Tags: |

Achieving Competitive Advantage Through ESG Practices in Government Contracting

If you're a small business owner, you may have come across the term ESG and wondered about its meaning. ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance, which are important factors that investors use to evaluate companies of all scales.

2023-08-08T12:25:48-04:00August 8, 2023|Categories: Government Contracting|Tags: |

Why the TikTok Ban on Contractor Devices is a Big Deal

The US has issued an executive order banning all federal contractors and employees from downloading or using TikTok on any device that is owned by the government, citing security concerns. This ban has sparked much debate about the future of the platform and what this means for users.

2023-07-26T13:49:51-04:00July 26, 2023|Categories: Cybersecurity, Government Contracting|Tags: |

GILTI: An Overview

US citizens and tax residents who have formed — or are considering forming — a corporation in a foreign country may be impacted by global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI). The tax implications and considerations are complex. Understanding GILTI is important for making informed decisions for yourself and your business structure.

Understanding the Service Contract Act (SCA) for Government Contractors

As a government contractor, understanding your obligations under the Service Contract Act (SCA) is essential. In this blog post, we will provide you with an overview of the SCA, including its requirements and challenges when implementing the standard. We will also discuss how compliance can be achieved and the risks associated with noncompliance.

2023-07-11T16:12:09-04:00July 11, 2023|Categories: Government Contracting|Tags: |

Recovering Your Indirect Costs Depends on Your Budgets

By Neena Shukla, CPA, CFE, CGMA, FCPA, CTP | If you have a responsible estimating system, you would typically anticipate recovering all of your direct costs. However, to ensure recovery of your Company’s indirect costs, requires a good budgeting process and established internal controls.

2023-05-31T16:40:08-04:00June 13, 2023|Categories: Government Contracting|Tags: , , , |
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