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Proposed DFARS Business Systems Compliance Rule – Dead on Arrival

The proposed DFARS Business Systems Compliance Rule DFARS Case 2012-D042 has been closed. It’s an interim rule that never made it to final. Surprised? Read on! The July 22, 2014 ruling was conceived in response to a Government Accountability Office Report (GAO-12-83) issued November 3, 2011, which recommended “the Secretary of Defense work with DCMA […]

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Apathy and the Business Systems Rule

DOD proposed a major change to the Business Systems Rule (and GovCon compliance in general) and it has received very little industry attention. A proposed change to the Defense FAR supplement published in the Federal Register on July 15th would make some government contractors responsible for audits of their own accounting, estimating and material management […]

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SBA 8(a) Business Development Program Excessive Withdrawals

The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) program was designed as an assistance program for small disadvantaged businesses. Having the designation allows a company to propose on numerous contracts the government has designated for those businesses. Without this program, it would be difficult for a startup company to win contracts competing against larger, more established companies. […]

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