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G. Chris Brown

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October, 27 2022

Cloud versus On Premise: Is there still a debate?

I was having a conversation recently with an individual who was inquiring about our latest client acquisitions, and the question was posed about how many were being hosted in an Azure cloud data ... Read the Blog

September, 30 2022

Checking Your CPA Firm's Independence

DCAA Audits CPA

Independence is key to the public accounting & auditing profession; a necessary part of the statutory corporate reporting process, & the cornerstone for creating value from an audited ... Read the Blog

August, 31 2022

What exactly is “FAR compliant” accounting software?

Accounting Software FAR Compliance

What in the Sam Hill is “FAR compliant” accounting software? Read the Blog

July, 26 2022

Contractors, Ask DCAA Auditors to Cite the Regulation

Government Contractor DCAA Regulation

Government contractors must go above and beyond routine requirements when it comes to reporting and regulations. Read the Blog

June, 28 2022

Strategic Pricing for your Firm Fixed Price Proposals

FAR Compliance

I was a featured guest at a book launch event that provided me the opportunity to ask the question, How does bidding on a firm fixed price job fundamentally differ from pricing a cost-reimbursable ... Read the Blog

May, 25 2022

The DCAA Incurred Cost Submission – Your Government Contract 1040

DCAA Audits DCAA Incurred Cost Submission

The DCAA Incurred Cost Submission is your Government Contractor “Form 1040”. Learn all about submitting this document on time with SYMPAQ's custom DCAA template. Read the Blog

April, 29 2022

Indirect Rate Variances - Do they belong in your General Ledger?

Government Contractor Indirect Rate Variances General Ledger

Is imperative to have a mechanism in place to track your indirect variances when performing under a flexibly priced (e.g., CPFF) contract. When the time comes to prepare your DCAA ICE submission, you ... Read the Blog

March, 24 2022

DCAA FAR 31.205 Cost Principles Guidebook for Allowability

DCAA Audits DCAA Accounting

The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) has recently published a Guidebook designed to better explain 'allowability' of costs in a well organized, 75 chapter document. While there are still a few ... Read the Blog

February, 22 2022

Getting creative with your G&A Rate

Accounting Software DCAA Accounting Indirect Costs Budgeting

In a previous article, we discussed the concept of Indirect Rates and provided a simple example of a fringe benefit rate calculation. We have found that many of our most successful clients have some ... Read the Blog

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