DCAA Audit Protocol during the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues with no real end in sight the performance of traditional on-site audits by DCAA becomes a significant safety issue.

2020-11-11T14:54:58-05:00November 10, 2020|Categories: Audit & Assurance, Government Contracting, PBMares COVID-19 Insights|Tags: , |

GSA Cancellation Emphasizes the Importance of a Compliant Cost Accounting System

The recent cancellation of the General Services Administration (GSA) $15Billion Alliant 2 Small Business (A2SB) contract highlights the need for small government contractors to have a properly evaluated cost accounting system.

2020-10-17T12:40:40-04:00October 13, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Government Contracting|Tags: , , |

Emphasis on Cost Estimating – Processes and Compliance

The government is increasingly placing emphasis on compliance with the False Claims Act (FCA) and the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) currently known as the Truthful Cost or Pricing Act. 

2020-09-07T16:40:05-04:00September 8, 2020|Categories: Government Contracting|Tags: , , |

Communication, Identification and Documentation for Government Contractors

As a government contractor, you are tasked with continuing contract performance under the risks of uncertain and constantly changing circumstances.

2020-08-14T14:58:00-04:00August 6, 2020|Categories: Government Contracting, PBMares COVID-19 Insights|Tags: |

To Allocate or Not to Allocate, Is Not the Question!

Good allocation practices can provide a better understanding of the "true" cost of your products and services, allowing you to become more competitive, better utilize your available assets and facilitate your management decision making process.

2020-07-14T09:09:55-04:00July 7, 2020|Categories: Government Contracting|Tags: , |

Maximizing Cash Flow for Contractors in a COVID-19 Environment

Construction is considered to be an essential industry in many states, but as the impact from the coronavirus deepens, the industry’s ability to weather this storm continues to be threatened.

Firm-Fixed-Price Contracts vs. Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee Contracts

Many government contractors start with firm-fixed-price contracts and do well, but at some point they are lured by the possibility of being awarded a cost-type fixed-fee contract that is too tempting to pass up. 

2020-05-01T13:51:54-04:00May 1, 2020|Categories: Government Contracting|Tags: , |
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