Employee Retention Credit

Employee Retention Credit Over the last few years, the COVID-19 pandemic did not discriminate against the businesses it has affected. Whether large or small, businesses were forced to reduce their operations. In some cases, they had to shut down completely….

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Key Performance Indicators

Key Performance Indicators Key performance indicators (KPIs) are performance measurements that determine how well a business is achieving its objectives. KPIs evaluate the success of a business and they often differ amongst industries. They help to determine a business’ strategic,…

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8(a) Business Development Program

8(a) Business Development Program As a government contractor, the road to success is not always easy, but is well worth it. The industry offers opportunities for growth to businesses of any size. As a small business though, there are programs…

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Benefits of a Virtual CFO

Benefits of a Virtual CFO Gone are the days where large businesses, with what seems like infinite funds, are the only ones needing CFOs. Most businesses, regardless of size, can benefit from the expertise of a CFO. They can guide…

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Pre-Award Survey Failures

Pre-Award Survey Failures As a government contractor, you are all too familiar with the importance of being compliant. One of the many requirements, you face is to have an accounting system that complies with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). This is…

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Advertising & Public Relations Costs

Advertising and Public Relations Costs The investment in advertising and public relations costs is one many business owners are willing to make. These costs often provide a return on investment, ultimately helping to grow your business. As a government contractor…

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5 Reasons to Outsource Your Accounting

5 Reasons to Outsource Your Accounting As a business owner, working long hours is something you are all too familiar with. You are responsible for managing the day-to-day activities, while simultaneously growing your business. You feel there are just not…

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Indirect Costs: Overhead vs G&A

Indirect Costs: Overhead vs G&A As a government contractor, have you ever sat there and thought to yourself, ‘Gee it would be so much easier not having to worry about the allocation of all my business’ costs?’ Surely, you are…

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Incurred Cost Submission Common Problems

  Common Problems for the Incurred Cost Submissions The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) requires government contractors with certain contracts to submit an incurred cost submission (ICS). FAR 52.216-7 requires contractors who have time and material (T&M) or cost-reimbursable contracts to…

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Why Budgets are Important for Businesses

  Mention the word budget to most business owners, and instantly their hands become clammy. Budgets often get a bad rap because planning one can be a tedious task. However, the benefits of a budget, far out-weigh, the dread many…

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