Tag Archives: costs

SAM Delayed a Little…

I have reported here and here about the System for Acquisition Management that will replace/consolidate a lot of your Government Contracting bookmarks into a single link:  www.SAM.gov.  Well, there has been a slight delay in getting the site up and … Continue reading

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Cost is King

During my stay with DCAA, the focus was always (as it should have been) on costs.  Flexibly priced contracts represent the highest risk to the government according to the “rules.”  I could show you some spreadsheets that probably indicate a … Continue reading

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MATOCs – know them and love (?) them

The government certainly likes acronyms.  Have you ever taken a look around to see what is out there? Google “federal government acronyms” = 2,870,000 The first couple results can be staggering.  www.usa.gov provides the Reference Center and General Government including … Continue reading

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FAR Rule Addresses Costs of Foreign Contractor Excise Tax

The Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration today issued a proposed rule that would amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation to address the 2 percent tax on certain foreign procurements imposed by the James Zadroga … Continue reading

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