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David Kriegman Presents Strategies for Winning Bids at PVBS Webinar

We were pleased to host a webinar this morning featuring David Kriegman, author of Zero to a Billion: 61 Rules Entrepreneurs Need to Know to Grow a Government Contracting Business. The webinar focused on growth strategies for government contractors and was part three of our series on growing a profitable government contracting business. Kriegman has [...]

2017-07-18T12:58:41-04:00May 15th, 2014|News, Newsletter|

Growing Call for SBA Control Over Vets First Program

Cherry Bekaert (CBH) covered the progress of the 2013 Improving Opportunities for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Act, in this article, which would transfer control of the Vets First Program from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to the Small Business Administration (SBA). In the article, CBH states how the transfer could save the tax payers [...]

2017-07-18T12:59:13-04:00May 13th, 2014|News, Newsletter|

Do You Know the Costs of Not Being DCAA Compliant?

By Paul Skurpski, PVBS Vice President of Sales & Marketing So what are the real costs of not being DCAA compliant? As I've addressed in previous blogs, not having a compliant cost accounting solution in place can restrict companies from pursuing work with the government. Government contractors can be penalized with payment claims withholdings that [...]

2017-07-18T12:59:35-04:00May 12th, 2014|News, Newsletter|

Is the New DCAA Guidance on Consulting Service Costs Good for Contractors?

Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG) issued a piece on the DCAA's updated guidance related to allowability of professional and consulting services costs. DHG stated that "Consultant and professional service costs have long been considered a major risk area by government auditors and a source of frustration among contractors. Over the years, the Defense Contract Audit Agency [...]

2017-07-18T13:00:06-04:00May 6th, 2014|News, Newsletter|

Small Business Administration 8(a) Compliance Requirements Update from Dixon Hughes Goodman

Two government contracting experts in the Dixon Hughes Goodman Government Contractor Practice, Gregg Funkhouser and Rob Oden, provide an update in this article on what's required to become and stay compliant in the Small Business Administration's 8(a) Program. It has been more than two years since the Small Business Administration (SBA) has released the updated standards regarding [...]

2017-07-18T13:00:58-04:00February 6th, 2014|News, Newsletter|

It’s Never Too Early to Prepare for Your Incurred Cost Submission

PVBS partner Federal Contractor Solutions conducted an amazing webinar, hosted by PVBS, recently on how to prepare for incurred cost submission deadlines. FedConSol's Rich Marksberry and Carl Sweetnam spoke about how while other financial tasks and deadlines often take precedence, preparing for incurred costs submission concurrent with completion of other year end tasks will save you time [...]

2017-07-18T13:01:32-04:00January 31st, 2014|News, Newsletter|

Three Ways Automation Leads to Cost Savings for Government Contractors

By Paul Skurpski, PVBS Vice President of Sales & Marketing Government contractors are striving to find ways to make their executives and program managers become more self-sufficient to access the reporting they need in order to make the best business decisions. There is also great interest in automating time entry and invoice generation to reduce [...]

2017-07-18T13:01:56-04:00January 6th, 2014|News, Newsletter|

Appealing Microsoft Incentives End December 24!

By Paul Skurpski, PVBS Vice President of Sales & Marketing Many government contractors are making decisions about acquiring a new ERP solution before the end of the year. If you’re considering purchasing Deltek GCS Premier (Deltek First Essentials) before the end of 2013, you may want to take a second to consider Microsoft NAV for [...]

2017-07-18T13:02:23-04:00December 18th, 2013|News, Newsletter|