GAO Turns Left at Albuquerque and I Did Not Even Get the Chance to Wave….

The Ignorance regarding how DCAA works is not limited to contractors, but is prevalent (no surprise) among government acquisition staff.…

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One Little Email and We Might be Talking a Different Case

The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeal is down again for the second time in the last several months. I…

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Very, Vary, Variance

Let us take a break from the Technology Services, Inc (TSI) case and talk about a continuing flaw in most…

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Material Overhead Rate — Off and On

Back to the recent Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) Technology Systems, Inc. (TSI) (ASBCA 59577) and the nine…

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Some of Those Pesky Questions Surrounding Timekeeping

With DCAA’s announced return to audit functions other than incurred cost proposals (Annual Report of Congress 2015), contractors need to…

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GAO Ruling Supports GSA Decision that Favors DCAA Accounting System Audits Over Private Firm Audits

procuring agencies issuing task orders under the GWAC will not have to waste time and resources while vendors subsequently obtain an audited and approved system.

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The Life of a Contractor: Part Two – Early Childhood or “How DCAA, Contractor, and Consultant Can Ruin an Audit”

Despite the apparent belief by the Air Force that DCAA would not show up, DCAA did. The contractor, with no…

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A Note on the Birth of the Contractor, the Previous Article.

One quick note about the contractor is described in the previous article, how I described their critical technology, and the…

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