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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

Bradley Tress

Brad has ten plus years of experience performing auditing, accounting, and consulting services for clients in both the Federal Government and the private sector. He has an extensive background in the application and interpretation of rules, regulations, and standards applicable to government contractors, including the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).  

Brad’s work at DHG includes assisting clients with: 
  • Supporting the defense of REA claims related principally to delay days 
  • Drafting the proposal for an equitable adjustment 
  • Calculating the quantum for request for equitable adjustments 
  • Indirect cost rate strategy, modeling, and forecasting 
  • Forward Pricing Rates and financial projections 
  • Incurred Cost Submission preparation, review, and audit 
  • Accounting system gap analyses and examinations 
  • Contractor support during DCAA audit 
  • Cost Accounting Standards compliance 
  • Assessing compliance with the SCA and DBA, including quantification of noncompliance 
  • Litigation support

VBOA/NASBA CPE Audit Tracker Service Frequently Asked Questions

January 21, 2020

UPDATE: As of Jan. 21, 2020, we were made aware of duplicates events taken at the Richmond CPA Center showing up in the tracker. We are working with NASBA to correct this. Please contact the VSCPA in regards to this issue. In May 2019, the Virginia Board of Accountancy (VBOA), in conjunction with

AICPA, NASBA Form Coalition to Protect Licensing Standards

August 13, 2019

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) have helped found the Alliance for Responsible Professional Licensing (ARPL), a new coalition of advanced professions focused on educating policymakers and the public about the importance of

A Brief Exercise to Spur Innovation on Your Team

July 11, 2019

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

June 10, 2019

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

May 21, 2019

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

March 1, 2019

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

February 11, 2019

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

January 7, 2019

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