How to Ensure DCAA Compliance When You Have Multiple Government Divisions

By Bernard Mustafa, PVBS Chief Executive Officer How the DCAA treats large commercial enterprises that have a significant government contracting business is something that needs addressing. In previous blogs, I’ve discussed why it makes sense for large commercial enterprises with substantial government contracting operations to move to one corporate-wide ERP solution that meets everyone in [...]

2017-07-18T12:49:01-04:00October 6th, 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|

Chad Braley and Bill Keating Discuss Top GovCon Finance and Accounting Issues for 2013

Two of the government contracting industry’s top experts, William “Bill” Keating of BDO and Chad Braley of Capital Edge Consulting, joined PVBS for our annual webinar on the top finance and accounting issues facing government contractors in the coming year. Some of the topics we discussed on the webinar included: --Impact on contracts due to [...]

2017-07-18T13:13:12-04:00January 29th, 2013|News, Newsletter|

Court Finds DCAA Compensation Reviews are Based on Fatal Statistical Flaws

The Dixon Hughes Goodman Government Contracting Services Group is active in government contracting associations and proactive with the effects of policies on local and national levels, providing relevant and current communications to our clients. In this article, David Eck, Bill Walter, and Scott Brezler comment on a recent court decision that may benefit government contractors [...]

2017-07-18T13:16:58-04:00January 11th, 2012|News, Newsletter|

DCAA Increases Rigor When Auditing Lobbying Costs

[This article was originally published as "DCAA Audits of Lobbying Costs" Sajeev Malaveetil, Partner Gary Tsai, Senior Consultant Audit Partner, Argy, Wiltse & Robinson, P.C., Business Consulting Group As industry professionals are well aware, the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audit focus can often change as the agency’s guidance is updated or as a result [...]

2017-07-18T13:17:26-04:00January 11th, 2012|News, Newsletter|