Log Out

Government Contracting Resources

Firms that deal with government entities have a unique set of regulations to consider. The following resources can help you stay on top of changing rules regarding government financial reporting. Read on for more members-only resources on government contracting.

Government Contracting Resources

VBOA/NASBA CPE Audit Tracker Service Frequently Asked Questions

UPDATE: As of July 16, 2019, courses taken with the VSCPA from July 1, 2019, on are syncing properly and should be reflected in the tracker. However, any courses taken with the VSCPA from March 4, 2019 – June 30, 2019 are not yet reflected in the CPE credits reported in the current reporting period.

A Brief Exercise to Spur Innovation on Your Team

Your business needs it, you ask employees for it, you incent them to deliver it, but in the end, do you really get it? I’m talking about innovation. When the Conference Board queried CEOs in 2018, it found that one of their most important concerns was “creating new business models to adapt to

VBOA Completes Transition to Uniform License Expiration Date

All Virginia CPA licensees are on the same renewal cycle. Last year, the Virginia Board of Accountancy (VBOA) began transitioning to a uniform license expiration date of June 30. As of now, all individual and firm licenses expire that day each year, with renewal available at least 90 days before

NASBA, AICPA Propose Revisions to CPE Standards

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) proposed for public comment revisions to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education Programs, including adding adaptive learning for self-study programs. The standards

GASB Issues Proposed Implementation Guide on Leases

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has issued a proposed Implementation Guide (PDF) that contains questions and answers about the GASB’s new standards on accounting and financial reporting for leases. The Exposure Draft proposes answers to questions about GASB Statement No. 87 ,

New Law Forces Accounting Firms to Disclose Investigations

The U.S. Defense Department (DoD) will soon force accounting firms it hires to disclose investigations they face, a requirement that chips away at federal protections that have long helped keep flawed audits of public companies under wraps. The directive was slipped without notice into last August’s

NASBA Proposes Peer Review Changes

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) is proposing changes to the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) Model Rules related to peer review programs. The UAA is a nonbinding model designed to provide best practices for state laws and regulations related to the accounting profession.

Seth Davis

Seth Davis, CPA, is a partner with more than 15 years of experience in public accounting. As Dixon Hughes Goodman’s (DHG) tax market leader for Metro D.C., Seth is focused on coordinating relevant U.S. federal, state and local, and international tax services that are aligned with each company’s business objectives. His experience includes serving large, privately-held and publicly-traded companies operating in a wide variety of industries, including media and entertainment, aerospace and defense, government contracting, banking and financial services, technology, and manufacturing/distribution. Seth has extensive experience with federal and state income tax planning, accounting for income taxes (ASC 740 and IAS 12) and helping companies analyze the tax implications of various merger and acquisition scenarios. His passion is serving as a strategic partner to the firm’s clients with the intent of adding value to each organization. Prior to joining DHG, Seth worked at a Big Four firm for more than 13 years in Atlanta, Ga., Charlotte, N.C. and McLean, Va.