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PVBS New Branding

Pleasant Valley Business Solutions Rebrands as PVBS August 1, 2016 (Reston, VA) — PVBS, formerly known as Pleasant Valley Business Solutions, underwent a brand review and unveiled its new logo, tagline, abbreviated name and website (www.pvbs.net) to support its evolution as a leading Microsoft ERP provider for Government Contractors. As part of the rebranding, PVBS [...]

2017-07-18T12:33:14+00:00August 1st, 2016|News, Newsletter|

Bernard Mustafa appointed to CIT Board of Directors

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Appoints Bernard Mustafa, CEO of PVBS, to Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Board of Directors November 17, 2015 (Reston, VA) — The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the newly appointed members of the CIT Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of its parent authority, the Innovation and [...]

2017-07-18T12:33:41+00:00November 17th, 2015|News, Newsletter|

DCAA Report to Congress

By Bernard Mustafa, PVBS Chief Executive Officer The DCAA Report to Congress – Preparing for the Road Ahead The DCAA submitted their annual Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2014 (link) at the end of the first quarter and it provides some interesting thoughts for Government Contractors. For starters, the DCAA issued 5,688 audit reports [...]

2017-07-18T12:45:14+00:00August 5th, 2015|News, Newsletter|

How PVBS Helps Government Contractors Avoid Costly Mistakes

By Bernard Mustafa, PVBS Chief Executive Officer How PVBS Helps Government Contractors Avoid Costly Mistakes In my last blog, I talked about the recent memos circulating throughout the DCAA regarding expressly unallowable costs and penalties. The DCAA auditors have done a fine job finding mistakes contractors make, to the sum of $4.4 billion in reclaimed [...]

2017-07-18T12:34:27+00:00June 1st, 2015|News, Newsletter|

DCAA Expressly Unallowable Costs

By Bernard Mustafa, PVBS Chief Executive Officer DCAA Clarifies Expressly Unallowable Costs: What It Means For GovCon If you do business with the Federal Government, you need to be aware of the potential for more audits. Recently, the DCAA issued an audit alert to enhance its guidance regarding identifying expressly unallowable costs. The DCAA mainly [...]

2017-07-18T12:35:54+00:00May 5th, 2015|News, Newsletter|

How Microsoft Dynamics AX Helps You Solve Incurred Cost Submission Problems

By Bernard Mustafa, PVBS Chief Executive Officer How Microsoft Dynamics AX Helps You Solve Incurred Cost Submission Problems In my past two blogs, I discussed the challenges government contractors face in developing their incurred cost submissions. The incurred cost submission establishes the final actual indirect rates used for costing and billing purposes on your auditable [...]

2017-07-18T12:36:25+00:00April 6th, 2015|News, Newsletter|

Plain and Simple

By Bernard Mustafa, PVBS Chief Executive Officer Plain and Simple, Your ERP System Should Improve Your Incurred Cost Submission Process In my last blog, I wrote about the challenges large commercial enterprises with substantial government contracting divisions face when preparing their incurred cost submissions. I discussed that not only is the process challenging and time [...]

2017-07-18T12:36:55+00:00March 2nd, 2015|News, Newsletter|

Good News for GovCon

Good News For Government Contractors From Sopris Systems, Pleasant Valley Business Solutions, Experts In Microsoft Dynamics AX Leading Microsoft Service Industries Partner expands Dynamics AX solution offering for government contractors February 12, 2015 (Reston, VA) — Sopris Systems, a leading Microsoft Service Industry Dynamics AX ERP partner—specializing in project-based service organizations—has announced an independent software [...]

2017-07-18T12:37:18+00:00February 11th, 2015|News, Newsletter|

Strategies for Reducing Incurred Cost Submission Stress

By Bernard Mustafa, PVBS Chief Executive Officer Strategies for Reducing Incurred Cost Submission Stress. Every government contractor that has flexibly-priced contracts must make an Incurred Cost Submission within six (6) months from the end of their fiscal year. Although this may seem like a reasonable amount of time to prepare, review and submit the incurred [...]

2017-07-18T12:37:43+00:00January 19th, 2015|News, Newsletter|

Government Contracting: How Different Can it Be?

By SBS Group, PVBS Partner This guest blog entry is from PVBS industry technology partner SBS Group. Opportunities abound in the government sector and with the potential volume of business available, companies that have had success in commercial markets have made the leap into the world of government contracting. If you are considering doing business [...]

2017-07-18T12:40:27+00:00December 4th, 2014|News, Newsletter|