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Experts at CohnReznick are continuing to keep their eyes and ears open for new rules, regulations and other important information pertinent to government contractors. Be sure to visit this page regularly to stay informed.

Commercial Item – A Beacon of Accessibility

When it comes to commercial items, is there a light to accessibility? The U.S. Federal Government continues to struggle with finding its footing. However, many remain hopeful that, in the near future, we will realize greater accessibility to this cherished designation. Although a contracting officer is required to determine whether a commercial item is being […]

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Accounting System Review or SF 1408 Pre-Award Survey – What Is the Difference?

During this past quarter of relentless proposal writing, our clients frequently asked for assistance with approving their accounting system for federal government work under cost-reimbursable contracts. Requests for Proposals (RFPs), which require an adequate accounting system per FAR 16.301-3(a)(3), solicitation provisions may often demand evidence of “acceptability,” “adequacy,” or “approval” as a condition of award. […]

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Other Transactions Authorities (OTAs) Revitalized to Advance Science and Technology

By Jeffrey Witt, CPA, Senior Manager, CohnReznick LLP As I’ve attended a variety of government contracting related gatherings recently, I’ve noted a sudden increase in discussion about Other Transaction Authorities (OTAs). Since this isn’t an area that most involved in government contracting generally know a lot about, we thought an article on the subject might […]

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