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August, 24 2021

Government Contract Cost Accounting Software - What makes it different from the rest?

Government Contractor Accounting Software Business Tips

A guide to help you understand the differences between a non-industry specific accounting software package and one that is purpose-built for Government contractors. Read the Blog

July, 27 2021

Don't let your Labor Charging Policies & Procedures come back to bite you!

Business Tips DCAA Indirect Costs

Contrary to popular belief Government Contractors have some leeway when reducing to writing their own rules with regard to timekeeping. After all, it is the regulations and not guidance that DCAA can ... Read the Blog

July, 01 2021

SF 1408 Evaluation Checklist - The Big Question

DCAA Audits SF 1408

SF 1408 - Adequacy Checklist - The back page of the Standard Form 1408 features the evaluation checklist that DCAA auditors use to determine the 'adequacy' of a contractor's accounting system. There ... Read the Blog

May, 24 2021

DCAA Timekeeping Lore

Business Tips DCAA Accounting FAR Compliance

Guidance for labor recording can be found in DCAAM 7641.90 under Labor Charging System. If guidance is written in the DCAA's Information for Contractors manual, then it must be rooted in the ... Read the Blog

April, 23 2021

The Evolution of Timekeeping Methods for Government Contractors

Government Contractor SYMPAQ Benefits Business Tips Electronic Timekeeping

Paper timesheets have long represented a simple but not ecologically friendly way for your workforce to record time against direct and indirect cost objectives. Learn about the evolution of ... Read the Blog

March, 23 2021

Doing business, the Cost Buildup Way

Government Contractor SYMPAQ Benefits Business Tips Indirect Costs

For Government Contractors, pricing your services appropriately is critical. For this reason, many use the 'cost buildup' pricing methodology. Learn more about this method and when to use it for your ... Read the Blog

February, 17 2021

CMMC: What can a software vendor do for you?

Government Contractor Accounting Software SYMPAQ Benefits Business Tips

What is CMMC Compliance and how can a software vendor, like SYMPAQ, get you prepared for the hurdles that may lie ahead? Read the Blog

January, 20 2021

Indirect Rates with Unallowables Included?

Business Tips DCAA Indirect Costs

Should you be including unallowable expenses in your indirect rate calculations? Read the Blog

December, 09 2020

SYMPAQ's IRS Compliance for End-of-Year Filings

SYMPAQ Benefits Business Tips FAR Compliance

Learn about the new twist to the Accounts Payable Form 1099: the 1099-NEC, and see why there is more to the compliance equation than an accounting system that just addresses DCAA audit and FAR ... Read the Blog

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