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: , |

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: , |

CMMC Frequently Asked Questions

The necessity to protect data is one not limited to private sector businesses that store, manage and process personally identifiable information (PII). In fact, government agencies such as the Department of Defense (DoD) also need to evaluate, review and enhance cybersecurity measures both internally and with contractors.

2020-09-10T14:32:40-04:00March 10, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity, Government Contracting|Tags: , |

How DoD Contractors Can Prepare for CMMC Implementation In 2020

Cybercrime costs the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion every year and is not showing any signs of slowing down.

2020-03-02T21:30:20-05:00February 7, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity, Government Contracting|Tags: , , |

Excessive Profits as a Government Contractor: Windfall or Downfall?

Government spending has increased, leaving Congress no choice but to review the Pentagon’s enforcement of the law related to the incomplete and inaccurate cost and pricing data used to establish contract pricing. First implemented in 1962 to level the playing field during contract price negotiation, the law has left many government contractors raking in the profits today. But what may seem like a windfall could lead to a downfall.

2020-01-02T15:02:54-05:00December 20, 2019|Categories: Accounting, Government Contracting|Tags: |