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Guest Post- Jennifer Schaus of Jennifer Schaus and Associates
Today Government Charge Card is pleased to publish a piece by Jennifer Schaus. Jennifer is the principal of Jennifer Schaus & Associates, a boutique government consulting firm in Washington, DC with offices in Rome, Italy. The organization helps small, mid-size, Fortune 500, domestic and international firms with government contracting; GSA Schedules to 8a Certification as well as sales, marketing and lobbying.
Yes, “Clear Winners and Losers” – GSA’s words, not… Read More »
An excellent article recently published on Centre Knowledge, the official blog of a government consulting services firm Centre Consulting, discussed the regulatory and compliance hurdles contractors must overcome to remain ahead of the competition. The author, Eric S. Crusius, Esq. highlighted the importance of allocating more resources to government compliance and how this can lead to greater profits in the long run for contractors.
The author specifically speaks of two distinct areas of compliance with the Service Contract Act (SCA)… Read More »
A recent article in the Federal Times discussed some troubling concerns with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and its rising backlog of audits that can result in billions of dollars in un-audited defense contract costs.
From the article:
“The number of audits performed by the Defense Contract Audit Agency, which ensures that costs charged to the government by contractors are allowable and reasonable, has plummeted in recent years. Last year, the agency performed roughly a quarter the number of audits… Read More »