Pricing and Cost Accounting

Author: Darrell J. Oyer
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1523096691
Format: PDF, ePub
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The essential reference to help federal contractors negotiate and maintain profitable contracts—Now in its third edition! This is the essential reference to help federal contractors negotiate and maintain profitable contracts—and remain in compliance throughout the life of the contract. Government contracting rules and regulations have changed significantly over the past six years. This new third edition addresses these changes and more: New thresholds for certification of cost and pricing data Revisions in cost accounting standards Implementation of commercial time-and-material and labor-hour contracts New, stringent ethics requirements Impact of stimulus funding Revised cost principles, including excessive pass-through costs, post-retirement benefits, and travel costs Redirected audit initiatives based on the GAO review of DCAA Plus…changed requirements for bidding…pricing…cost accounting…subcontracting…contract modification…all the information you need to be in compliance with the new rules. No other single book provides as much up-to-date federal procurement cost and pricing information in such a concise - yet comprehensive - format.

Cost Based Pricing

Author: Darrell J. Oyer
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1523097159
Format: PDF, ePub
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This master reference is essential if you contract with the government! Correctly pricing your goods or services—and making certain that those prices are in compliance with myriad federal rules and regulations—is essential to doing business with the government…and ensuring your commercial success. Cost-Based Pricing: A Guide for Government Contractors shows you how to appropriately estimate and price for government contracts and defend those estimates in a government contracting and subcontracting environment. This practical book includes coverage of all government pricing rules and regulations as well as pertinent aspects of related laws, such as the Truth in Negotiations Act. The book walks you through every step of the estimating process. From figuring direct labor costs to intra-company transfers to contract modifications, the coverage is extensive yet accessible for even those new to the process. Using Cost-Based Pricing, you will be able to: • Develop more realistic estimates • Enhance your support of those estimates in negotiations • Avoid violations of the Truth in Negotiations Act • Increase your chances of securing a fair and reasonable price Cost-Based Pricing: A Guide for Government Contractors can make the difference between your success—and profitability—and failure in the federal government arena.

Federal Contracting Answer Book

Author: Terrence M. O'Connor
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1523096683
Format: PDF, ePub
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Thousands of contracting professionals have relied on the Federal Contracting Answer Book as their trusted guide to the highly regulated world of government procurement. In each edition the book has offered timely and accurate answers to the questions that arise daily in this complex field. Now in its third edition, this answer book is even more comprehensive. Written by experts who have extensive experience working in and teaching government contracting, the book includes all the latest changes and requirements. The question-and-answer format enables quick look-up and a concise presentation of the information. In this edition, new questions and answers have been added on avoiding proposal errors, debriefings, procurement vocabulary, regulatory changes, and best practices. In addition to these updates and revisions, the third edition includes new chapters on earned value management, GSA schedules, and contractor qualifications.

Project and Cost Engineers Handbook Third Edition

Author: Kenneth King Humphreys
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824787462
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Designed as a day-to-day resource for practitioners, and a self-study guide for the AACE International Cost Engineers' certification examination. This third edition has been revised and expanded, and topics covered include project evaluation, project management, and planning and scheduling.

Taxes

Author: Eric G. Leander
Publisher: Commerce Clearing House]
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Includes bibliographical material and court decisions.

Software Configuration Management Handbook Third Edition

Author: Alexis Leon
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608078442
Format: PDF, ePub
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Software configuration management (SCM) is one of the scientific tools that is aimed to bring control to the software development process. This new resource is a complete guide to implementing, operating, and maintaining a successful SCM system for software development. Project managers, system designers, and software developers are presented with not only the basics of SCM, but also the different phases in the software development lifecycle and how SCM plays a role in each phase. The factors that should be considered and the pitfalls that should be avoided while designing the SCM system and SCM plan are also discussed. In addition, this third edition is updated to include cloud computing and on-demand systems. This book does not rely on one specific tool or standard for explaining the SCM concepts and techniques; In fact, it gives readers enough information about SCM, the mechanics of SCM, and SCM implementation, so that they can successfully implement a SCM system.

Accounting Policies and Procedures

Author: Stephen Avery
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781499180503
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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DEMAND THE 3RD EDITION -- Now 361 pages (3rd edition May 2014) is the first guide to implementing a complete set of policies and procedures for small government contractors working with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and other government agencies. The work covers major areas to include: Billing, Timekeeping, Cost Accounting, and 35 additional areas relevant to small company financial management and contractor compliance. The format is simple: Government Requirements: Statute, Regulations, and Guidance are replicated within the work and directly associated with the relevant section such as Timekeeping or Billing. Discussion: The government requirements are discussed and explained in terms that small contractors can translate into real business practices. Sample Policies and Procedures: Page after page of usable polices and procedures supplemented by flowcharts are included for each subject area. Registered purchasers of the new book from Amazon receive electronic copies of the entire sample polices and procedures to include the flowcharts for their customization. Electronic copies of the policies and procedures are available to registered owners of the book purchasing the current edition (new) from Amazon directly. Purchase of used copies or copies from vendors other than Amazon on the Amazon website do not qualify for electronic copies or updates. Contact the author at [email protected] with additional questions about receiving the electronic copies.