DFARS Final Rule Expanding Contracts Eligible for Quick Close Out

Cost Accounting Standard (CAS) 401 - Consistency in Estimating, Accumulating, and Reporting Costs

Prime Contractor Responsibilities under SBA Final Rule for Past Performance Rating for Small Businesses

Small Businesses Have More Opportunities to Obtain Past Performance Ratings under SBA Final Rule

Which Cost Accounting Regulations Apply When You Have Grants and Federal Contracts?

Writing a Convincing Labor Basis of Estimate

Involved in Infrastructure Grants? March 13, 2023 is the Deadline for Comments on the Proposed OMB Rule

What are Schedules O and the Supplemental A’s in the Incurred Cost Submission?

Are You Ready if Chosen for the Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL)?

CEOs Need to Document That IR&D Projects Advance the Needs of DoD

The FTC Proposes a Rule Banning Most Non-Compete Agreements in the United States

Inflation & GSA Contracts—Balancing Risk with New GSA Guidelines

Should Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Loan and Forgiveness Have Been Treated as a Credit?

How to Submit Your First Grant Proposal and Meet 2 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 200 Requirements

Compensation Planning and Analysis Especially Important to Government Contractors

Government Contractor Relies on Deltek Pro Bookkeepers and Redstone GCI to Support Growth

The ASBCA Giveth and the Federal Circuit Taketh Away

The Incurred Cost Submission: Why are Schedules H and J Important?

Can a Government Contractor Compensate Its Remote Employees For Travel From Home To The Office?

Where You Can Get Into Trouble in a Contractor Purchasing System Review

2023 Compensation Cap Update

Did the Door Just Open for Inflation Relief on DoD Fixed-Priced Contracts?

The Court of Appeals Reverses The Armed Services Board in The Raytheon Case

Does Your Company Have Research and Development Expenses? If so, Get Ready for an Increase in Your 2022 Taxes

Why are Schedules B, C, D, and Fringe Important?

Affirmative Action Plans: Identification of Problem Areas

Using Unanet - Year End Tips Tricks

2022 Redstone Edge Conference

Are the New DoD Final Rulings Important for Government Contractors?

What Does the DCAA Auditor Want in a Basis of Estimate (BOE)?

Thanksgiving 2022

OMB Issues New Cyber Security Requirements for Federal Agencies that Impacts Companies that Sell Software to the Government

How to Deal with a Difficult DCAA Auditor

Common Deficiencies That DCAA Reports in an Accounting System Audit

The Importance of Schedule K in the Incurred Cost Submission

Deltek Costpoint Chat - October 31, 2022

Affirmative Action Plans: Flaws and Fixes to your Applicant Flow

DOJ settles Cybersecurity Related False Claims Act for $9M

The Theory of Laches Does Not Apply Under Contracts Disputes Act

Using Unanet - Government Year End in Unanet

Graduate to Deltek Costpoint by Leveraging Industry-Specific Accounting Expertise

FAR Final Rule: Small Business Opportunities Overseas – Don't Pack Your Bags Yet

ASBCA Case Helps Nail Down Record Retention Requirements

QuickBooks Quarterly – August 31, 2022

HR Huddle - How to Effectively Respond to EEOC Charges

What is Schedule I in the Incurred Cost Submission?

Finally – Prior FAR 12 Contract = Commercial Item Determination, for the Most Part

One More Required Company Executive Certification Under CMMC 2.0

Contractors Beware: Don’t get caught with a Material Breach of Contract Terms

Redstone's Unanet Release 22.6 Brief

Are Adjusting Billings to Final Year-End Rates Really That Important?

Independent Contractor vs. Employee – Department of Labor (DoL) Perspective (Part 2)

Deltek Costpoint Chat - July 28, 2022

Affirmative Action Plans: Key Recordkeeping Considerations

Department of Justice Initiative on Cyber Security Incident Reporting

Benefits of Contracts Module in Unanet

HR Huddle - June 30, 2022

Government Contractor Inflation Risk: What Have You Considered and Are You Prepared?

Independent Contractor vs. Employee – Department of Labor (DoL) Perspective (Part 1)

Understanding the Differences Between Purchase Orders and Subcontracts

The Future Does Not Look Good For COVID Related REAs

Unanet Champions Highlights 2022

Bye-Bye Foreign, Buy American

HR Huddle - May 26, 2022

Affirmative Action Requirements: AAP with Greater than 50 Employees

Redstone GCI Spring Fling - 2022

It is Time for a CPSR Review – Is Your Universe Up-To-Date?

Limitation on Pass-Through Charges in Government Contracts

Cyber Incident Reporting For GovCon

Deltek Costpoint Chat - April 29, 2022

HR Huddle - April 28, 2022

Congratulations Colby Goode

Redstone's Unanet Release 22.3 Brief

Affirmative Action Requirements: Fewer than 50 Employees

Does Micro-Purchase Threshold Apply to Government Contractors?

The Government Plays Gingerbread Man - You Can't Catch Me

HR Huddle - March 30, 2022

OFCCP and Affirmative Action: Laying the Groundwork

Expectation vs Reality - Government Proposals Part 2

The Impact of Fly American Act

The Mentor-Protégé JVs – A Sea-Change in Government Contracts

DCMA Commercial Item Group - Year in Review

DCAA Trying to Stretch FAR Yet Again

Expectation vs Reality - Government Proposals Part 1

OFCCP's Contractor Portal: The Who, What, When, Where & Why

HR Huddle - February 28, 2022

DCAA Approved Accounting System: QuickBooks Online vs. QuickBooks Desktop

Intercompany Transaction Cost Restrictions and Allowability for Government Contractors

Is Your Estimate at Completion on a Progress Payment Higher than the Contract Price?

HR Huddle - January 27, 2022

Software Options for a DCAA Approved Accounting System

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Aren’t All Incurred Cost on My Contract Eligible for Reimbursement on My Progress Payment?

2021 Year End Considerations for Government Contractors

Merry Christmas from Redstone GCI

Redstone GCI 2021 Charity Roundup

Department of Defense (DoD) Increases Progress Payment Rates

HR Huddle - December 20, 2021

What's New with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Forgiveness

The Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate has been Halted Today Nationwide by Preliminary Injunction

OFCCP Announces New Portal That Will Affect Government Contractors

HR Huddle - November 30, 2021

Common Deltek Costpoint Questions and Complaints (Part 2)


The What, How and When of the Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS)

Defective Pricing Audits? Time to Check that Your Procedures are in Order

Department of Health & Human Services Proposes Transition to New Payment Platform

Common Deltek Costpoint Questions and Complaints (Part 1)

Deltek Costpoint Chat - October 28, 2021

A Spooky Story for Government Contractors – Know Your Contract Clauses

HR Huddle - October 28, 2021

ASBCA No. 61709 – A Cautionary Tale for Subcontractors with Government Property

What to Expect in a Full DCAA DFARS Business System Audit of Your Accounting System

DFARS Case 2017-D018 – Changes to DFARS Requirements for Independent Research and Development

Overview of the Deltek Costpoint Planning Module

The Updated DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) Handbook has Arrived

DCAA Misapplication of Credits Related to PPP Loans in Rate Development

New DCAA Low for Taking Advantage of Small Businesses

Small Business Joint Ventures for Government Contractors

One Chip Challenge

HR Huddle - September 30, 2021

What is the Small Business Administration (SBA) Mentor-Protégé Program?

Costpoint Payroll Year End Preparations

The DoD IG has started the audit – Are your Whistleblower policies up to date?

DFARS Case 2020-D008 – Prohibition on Pricing based on Historical Prices

Deltek Costpoint Early Adopter Program 8.1 Part 2

HR Huddle - August 31, 2021

Provisional Billing Rates

More to Report if you have DoD Service Contracts

GovCon Revenue Recognition and Sales Commissions and a Little Commentary on GSA IFF

HR Huddle - July 29, 2021

FAR Part 31 Cost Principles

DCAA Accounting System Adequacy: Are Accruals Required?

Deltek Costpoint Early Adopter Program 8.1

DOJ is Diving Deeper into the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Pool

Employee or Independent Contractor?

Understanding Deltek Costpoint Unbilled Receivables

HR Huddle - June 29, 2021

Travel Costs Regulation & Myths

SAM.gov is Changing

The Door to Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals is Through a COFD

A Concerning ASBCA Finding on Commercial Item Definition

Acceptable Estimating System: NITAAC CIO-SP4 Points Scoring

HR Huddle - May 27, 2021

What is a DCAA Pre-Award Audit and How Do You Prepare?

What Information Should I Include in a Commercial Item Determination?

Safeguarding Controlled Unclassified Information – Procedures to Consider and Your Chance to Comment

What Do I Need to Know About Letter Contracts? Do I Dare?

Is Your Company Familiar with the Whistleblower Laws?

HR Huddle - April 30, 2021

DoD-IG has two Opposing Views on DCAA

Material Management & Accounting System (MMAS) Requirements

Subcontractor has to Report Executive Compensation – Say What?

DCAA – The Hidden Cost of Audits

Oh, My Goodness I Think We Are CAS Covered! Life Changing? Maybe Not.

Commercial Item Determination is Only Needed Over $2M, Right?

HR Huddle - March 25, 2021

Simple but Effective Prime Contract Management Suggestions

Cost Accounting Standard (CAS) - Cost Impacts

New DCAA Portal for Contractor Incurred Cost Proposal Submissions

You’re Not Rejecting My Voucher

Government Contractors, Its Time to Get Your Training On

Simple but Effective Subcontract Management Suggestions

HR Huddle - February 18, 2021

Does Your Company Qualify as a “Major Contractor” for IR&D Reporting?

Contracting with Responsible Subcontractors

Your Company is (is NOT) CAS Covered

Buy American – Don’t Get Caught With Your Documentation Down

DFARS Class Deviation 2020-O0021 and 2020-O0013 Revision

HR Huddle - January 20, 2021

DOL Announces Final Rule on Independent Contractor Status Under FLSA

Costpoint: Detours to the Road of Overall Success with the System

System for Award Management Registration

What to Expect During an Incurred Cost Submission Audit

Costpoint: Detours to the Road of Success in the Project Module

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

HR Huddle - December 18, 2020

Thought There Were 52 Unallowable Costs – Not So Fast

Are Contract Briefs Necessary?

Changing from Subcontractor to Prime Contractor

Costpoint Year-End

Thanksgiving 2020

HR Huddle - November 20, 2020

Costpoint: Detours to the Road of Success in the People Module

DoD Expands Treatment of Contractor Purchases as Commercial Items

Government Contracting Tips

DoD Attempts to OPEN the Door to More Nontraditional Contractors

DCMA to Take the Lead on Resolving TINA Audit Findings

HR Huddle - October 30, 2020

2020 Halloween Costumes for Those in the “Public Eye”

DPC Clarifies Allowability of Donated Leave Related to COVID

President Trump Signs Executive Order on Combatting Stereotyping and Scapegoating

One More Purchasing System Item to Contend With – FAR 52.204-25

Basic Contract Administration & Subcontract Administration Terminology

Costpoint: Detours to the Road of Success in the Accounting Module

DCAA Takes the Lead on Compensation Cap

HR Huddle - September 30, 2020

Discussing DCAA's Email Notification of DCAA's Planned Virtual Floorchecks

The Costpoint Road to Success

FASB 842 Lease Accounting – What is the Impact on Government Cost Accounting?

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