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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Working Capital & Liabilities

Working capital is the difference between a company’s current assets and its current liabilities.  Current assets include cash, inventory, receivables, and other assets which are expected to be turned into cash within one (1) year. Current liabilities include accounts payable, loans…

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Payroll Expenses & Job Cost Allocations

  Payroll allocation is important for government contractors because government contractors must follow special FAR guidelines in their accounting. The Federal Acquisition Regulation, or FAR, are regulations that set the rules that the Government and Government Contractors must follow when government contracts are offered. The purpose of the FAR are to set policies when conducting procurement process. The results of these rules provide a transparent, fair, efficient and impartial contract which provides best value…

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The New Lease Standard

The New FASB Lease Standard Year-end finally feels like a distant memory, and you can breathe again. Do not get too comfortable though. As one door closes, another opens… the new lease standards. You remember hearing about the new lease…

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Year End Financial Check 2021

It’s that time of year again, and no, I’m not talking about holidays. It’s that time of year when you need to start thinking about closing the books, preparing annual financial statements, and filing tax returns. Year end is when…

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Allowability of Meals and Entertainment

Allowability of Meals and Entertainment As a government contractor, understanding the allowability of meals and entertainment is imperative to your business. You can recuperate costs from the government if they are allowable. How do you know though, which costs are…

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Government Contract Accounting FAQ

Government Contract Accounting FAQ There are government contract accounting questions that frequently come up during the course of recording transactions or bookkeeping. These questions seems to be popular among our clients and potential clients, no matter what the tenure. 1….

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Cash Flow Statement

Cash Flow Statement Money is essential to any business. Many decisions a business makes often includes the topic of money and funding. Whether a business wants to expand and hire more personnel, or it wants to develop a new product,…

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Accounting Firm: Finding The One

Each year, as your business grows, management of accounting tasks gets trickier. Business priorities shift, whether due to outside factors or your own needs. Sometimes, it can feel like a great weight to handle everything on your own. When this…

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