BOE and DCAA Compliant Software Use

Now that you have decided to become a government contractor and have purchased your DCAA compliant software you’re not done preparing for proposal review. When dealing with the government and pricing you must be able to verify your pricing; hopefully you have selected DCAA compliant software that helps you with basis of estimate (BOE). So […]

Top 5 Tips to Selecting DCAA Compliant Software

As you know, before you can become a contractor you must first be audited by the Defense Contracting Auditing Agency (DCAA) for contract approval.  This audit will include just about everything you can imagine — especially, every aspect of your accounting software.  To be successful when desiring to become a government contractor, you must be […]

DCAA Compliant Software is Not Adequate Enough – Gotta Have the Whole Package

If you are dealing with government contracts or hope to become a government contractor, you know that your accounting system must be DCAA compliant.  Selecting such software is difficult enough without having to worry about all the other aspects DCAA will be considering when reviewing your accounting system.  Yet, you must!  There a quite a […]

Deciding to Hire a DCAA Consultant

You have come to the point that you believe your company can take on a government contract.  You know that you can produce a product or service at a better price and more efficiently than any of your competitors.  In addition, you have a great staff that is not only knowledgeable in many areas, but […]

Tips for keeping timesheets

Keeping timesheets is imperative for successfully dealing with the Defense Contract Auditing Agency (DCAA) and fulfill your contract in a proper manner.  Meeting the requirements and demands of the DCAA can be time consuming and tedious; follow these five tips to ease the pain: ¬    Use DCAA compliant software.  These software packages will keep everything […]

DCAA Reporting – What the Government Requires

The Defense Contract Auditing Agency (DCAA) requires a lot of reporting!  For example, DCAA reporting requires that employee work hours be segregated from other areas of the business.  If there are any changes to timesheets reports must show proper authorization and that the payroll department or personal cannot change or control employee hours. The DCAA […]

What is a DCAA Contract?

If you are wondering what a Defense Contract Auditing Agency (DCAA) contract is you are not the only one.  There is often confusion about what the DCAA does.  The DCAA does not create contracts; the DCAA Audits government contracts to ensure that contractors are able to meet the government accounting requirements. The DCAA ensures that […]

DCAA Consulting – How to Choose a Consultant

So, you have decided to hire a consultant to get you through all the hoops the Defense Contract Auditing Agency (DCAA) has setup. These hoops usually involve rules, regulations, policy, and procedures that can seem and often are overwhelming. You know a DCAA consulting may be costly, but you also know a DCAA consultant will […]

QuickBooks Now DCAA Compliant

It’s good to know that QuickBooks can now be compliant to the Defense Contract Auditing Agency. Within a phone call or two, you can have the QuickBooks system up and running. You will need to contact a third-party to align your QuickBooks to be DCAA Compliant, but it is well worth it — anything that […]

QuickBooks DCAA Compliance – Basic Overview

QuickBooks can easily become DCAA compliant. All you need is third-party to program the software to meet the standards set forth by the Defense Contract Auditing Agency. Having your QuickBooks DCAA compliant will prove helpful through the contract journey and the internal manual will help guide you through your endeavors as a government contractor. A […]