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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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The Advantages of Having an Approved Purchasing System

What is a “Purchasing System?” It is all of the activities required by FAR Subpart 44 that relate to a Prime Contractor’s purchasing of goods and services. It starts at the decision to make a purchase. This is typically called the “make or buy” decision and applies regardless of what is being purchased: services or […]

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Federal Compliance from the Ground Up

At the base of every federal contract over $50,000, there is the requirement for the federal contractor to be compliant with applicable labor laws. These laws are the equal employment opportunity (EEO) and the affirmative action provisions of their contracts. The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs oversees and enforces these compliance […]

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Notifying DCAA of a Change in Location

Did your accounting department, and with it, all of the accounting records, move to a new office recently? Did you notify DCAA of your move? Based on advice given by a speaker at a recent seminar, you may just be okay if you didn’t. During the presentation, it was stated there is no established policy […]

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