Uncompensated OT Hours

Uncompensated OT Hours Government contractors with salaried employees could potentially have uncompensated overtime (OT). Uncompensated OT affects Incurred Cost Submissions, Proposed Budget Rates, Indirect Rates, and billing the government. Improper handling of uncompensated OT can result in the contractor most…

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The Importance of the Income Statement

The Importance of the Income Statement There are four basic financial statements: Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, Income Statement and Statement of Retained Earnings. External users such as investors, creditors, etc. use these statements to gain insight into the financial…

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ICS Schedules Explained

ICS Schedules Explained Have you seen all the schedules on an Incurred Cost Submission (ICS)?! The ICS seems to never end. Why are there so many schedules and what do they do? Before explaining all these schedules, a quick review…

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New Revenue Recognition Standards Are Now REAL

New Revenue Recognition Standards Are Now REAL For nonpublic companies, the new revenue recognition standards that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) implemented are now a reality.  FASB 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, is effective for fiscal years beginning…

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Current Ratio vs. Quick Ratio

Current Ratio vs. Quick Ratio Liquidity ratios are an important tool used to measure how efficiently a company can pay off its debt.  The most common liquidity ratios used are the current and the quick ratio. These ratios help investors…

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Indirect Costs and Billing Rates

Indirect Costs and Billing Rates For government contractors there is a considerable amount of emphasis on indirect costs. The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) provides the parameters for grouping these costs. Per FAR 31.203(c), “logical cost groupings” are for indirect costs….

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How to Maintain FAR Compliance in QB

How to Maintain FAR Compliance in QB One of the areas of concern to government contractors is meeting the requirements for bookkeeping under Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). While the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) does NOT approve or recommend any…

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2018 Tax Changes for Small Businesses

2018 Tax Changes for Small Businesses When it comes to taxes, there have been a lot of rumors and speculations in the past year regarding what will change. At the close of the tax year, it is hard to know…

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