Live Webinar | Thursday, April 04, 2013 | 1PM Eastern
DCAA has made it clear to Congress that one of their top priorities will be addressing the extensive backlog of Incurred Cost Submissions. This news further emphasizes how important it is for government contractors to be aware of DCAA requirements.
Are you aware that DCAA has a newly updated submission? Do you know if you have a requirement to file an Incurred Cost Submission? Do you understand the DCAA Adequacy Checklist? If you answered “no” to any of these questions, this webinar will guide you through deciding if an Incurred Cost Submission is required, what is involved to prepare an adequate Incurred Cost Submission, and how best to prepare for an uncomplicated audit.
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Federal Publications Seminars – Cost Reimbursement Contracting: March 5, 2013
An important difference between contracting with the government and private contracting is the federal government’s widespread use of cost-reimbursement contracting vehicles. Cost-reimbursement contracts allow the parties to undertake projects that involve a substantial amount of technical and financial uncertainty and accord them greater flexibility during performance of the work than is possible under a fixed-price type contract. Continue reading »
To help System for Award Management (SAM) users, the GSA/FAS Office of the Integrated Award Environment (IAE) is offering a series of free instructional webinars over the next few months. The first webinar, scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, 2013, is geared toward new federal contractors as well as those who were registered in the legacy Central Contractor Registration (CCR) system. This course will cover essential activities for getting started in and using SAM – including creating a SAM account, migrating permissions from CCR, and updating/renewing existing registrations.
The Service Contract Act, which outlines various operational requirements for service contracts over $2,500, can be a compliance nightmare for government contractors caught unaware.
Join Aronson LLC’s Government Contract Services Group for an informative webinar on February 14th which will provide a basic understanding of the Service Contract Act and the related impact on pricing and compliance risks.
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Webinar: Wednesday, January 30th, 3-4pm ET, 12-1pm PT
In government FY11, GSA Schedule sales totaled almost $40 Billion. These contracts continue to be the go-to source for federal buying and are a common point of entry for commercial and emerging companies new to federal contracting. However, many myths still exist and the reality of getting a GSA Schedule contract has changed over the last couple of years. Pursuing any government contract is an investment of resources, so make sure you are armed with the knowledge you need to be successful. Continue reading »
Did you know that:
… The IRS is randomly selecting taxpayers specifically for a comprehensive employment tax law compliance audit?
… Independent contractor misclassification is now more likely than ever before to result in heavy fines and penalties?
…Worker misclassification invites trouble with the IRS, Department of Labor, and state and local governments?
…All companies are vulnerable, but government contracting businesses are among the elite few who are being targeted in particular?
…Misery can be brought upon your business by the action of only one worker?
Join Aronson LLC partner Larry Rubin on December 19th for a complimentary webinar that will help you gain an understanding of the issue, the costs of noncompliance, and steps you can take toward fulfilling these important requirements. Continue reading »
Deltek released the newest version of their Costpoint software back in March of 2012 and we have been working with our clients to gather a list of the 7 top things we love about Costpoint 7. Get ready to upgrade because these are features not to be missed!
1. Access the entire application via the web and use Active Directory or SSL Authentication to shorten your list of passwords.
2. Reports are now exportable to Excel! In addition, you can also email reports from within the application.
3. Costpoint underwent a little facelift. Screens are now resizable and have scroll bars to move left, right, up and down. Users are rejoicing about the ability to use all of the real estate offered by their big screen monitors. Continue reading »
In honor of Veterans Day, join PilieroMazza for a free online webinar on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 2:00 PM EST.
The Department of Veterans Affairs verifies SDVOSBs and VOSBs through a process that can be confusing and challenging. This free, one hour webinar will provide a roadmap to successfully navigate the verification process. Attorneys Jon Williams and Peter Ford have helped many veteran owned companies navigate the CVE process and will share their experiences with applications and requests for reconsideration to the VA. They will discuss common mistakes that applicants make and provide practical tips on how to increase the chances of becoming, and remaining, verified as an SDVOSB or VOSB. Continue reading »
GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) webinar for November 2012 is on FAR Subpart 8.4 (Federal Supply Schedules) vs FAR Part 13 and FAR Part 15 (Open Market / Contracting by Negotiation). GSA offers a mixture of scheduled webinar, online anytime, and in-person training to help Schedule contractors effectively use the Schedules program to best achieve desired goals. After the webinar you should be able to:
- Describe FAR Subpart 8.4 and Part 15 procedures and how each fits into your acquisition strategy and planning Continue reading »
Failure to maintain an accounting system that lives up the federal government’s standards could spell big trouble for government contractors. Having an “acceptable accounting system” in the eyes of the government means satisfying more than 18 stipulations and compliance can be tricky for even the most prepared contractors. In this program Hope Lane of Aronson LLC will break down these important guidelines and provide practical tips for: Continue reading »
What We Are Writing
- A Marriage of Inconvenience: GSA Schedule Contracts & The Contractor Code of Business Ethics & Conduct Clause
- Emerging Small Businesses: To Grow Your Business, You Must Plan For Growth
- Government Contracting: Look Before You Leap!
- GSA Schedules – Strategies for Success
- New Employee vs. Independent Contractor Considerations
- Pay on Display – Understanding the Executive Compensation and Subcontractor Data Reporting Requirements & Ramifications
- The GSA Schedule: Your Ticket to the Federal Market (May 2010)
- The New FAR Codes of Conduct and Compliance Program Provisions
- The Seven Deadly Sins (of contract compliance)