SCA H&W Rate Increase

The Department of Labor issued a memorandum that increased the Health and Welfare Fringe Benefit (H&W) back in July. For any contracts issued after August 1, 2017 that are subject to the Service Contract Act (SCA), you need to be aware of the increased rates.  The two notable increases are: SCA H&W Rate: $4.41 per [...]

By |2021-07-07T18:46:16+00:00September 12th, 2017|Government Compliance Update|Comments Off on SCA H&W Rate Increase

The Importance of Compliant Subcontracting under Federal Government Contracts

Did you know that if you purchase or subcontract anything under your government contract that you are subject to almost all the same rules as the federal government follows?  By using your contract money to procure goods or services to support that contract, you are using taxpayer money that is subject to many rules and [...]

By |2021-07-07T18:37:46+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Government Subcontracting|Comments Off on The Importance of Compliant Subcontracting under Federal Government Contracts

Proposal Management: Crisis Mode

Your one-stop solution for getting government contract proposals out the door on time.   There are a myriad of reasons for not meeting a proposal deadline. Some of the most common Arrowhead Solutions encounters is:   The proposal becomes too big/complex for the in-house team. The proposal manager quits/is released. One of the main contributors [...]

By |2021-07-07T15:30:00+00:00September 8th, 2015|Government Contractor Requirements|Comments Off on Proposal Management: Crisis Mode

Update: DoL changes Federal contractor reporting requirements and affirmative action obligations for hiring veterans

This report must be submitted by all government contractors!   Major Change: The VETS100 report has been replaced by the VETS-4212 report. Which contractors are covered by the VETS-4212 reporting requirements? All nonexempt Federal contractors and subcontractors with a contract or subcontract in the amount of $100,000 or more with any department or agency of [...]

By |2021-07-07T14:55:49+00:00August 7th, 2015|Government Compliance Update|Comments Off on Update: DoL changes Federal contractor reporting requirements and affirmative action obligations for hiring veterans

Are you overwhelmed with government accounting procedures and policies?

FAR compliance is important regardless of DCAA being involved, as it is still required by your contract, and good accounting is inherent to good business practices. Ensuring compliance related to DCAA requirements will allow your business to continue a successful relationship with the government, while avoiding: repayments, penalties, delay or loss of contract and wasted [...]

By |2021-07-07T14:52:55+00:00July 9th, 2015|Government Accounting|Comments Off on Are you overwhelmed with government accounting procedures and policies?

Arrowhead Solutions is Excited to Announce the Addition of Two New Team Members

Michelle Gunderson  After years of experience as a Senior Tax Officer for various companies, Michelle has joined our team as Government Accounting Specialist. Michelle’s Capabilities Include:   Preparing monthly closings for government contracting firms Monthly bookkeeping (e.g. QuickBooks) Tax Returns DCAA Audits Annual incurred cost proposals Prepare timely compliance testing General Consulting (i.e. Government Accounting) [...]

By |2021-07-07T14:51:18+00:00June 4th, 2015|Arrowhead Solutions, LLC - Government Contract Solutions|Comments Off on Arrowhead Solutions is Excited to Announce the Addition of Two New Team Members

New March 2015 Uncompensated Overtime Clause

Important Update   52.237-10 -- Identification of Uncompensated Overtime.   As prescribed in  37.115-3 , insert the following provision: Identification of Uncompensated Overtime (Mar 2015) (a)  Definitions . As used in this provision -- “Adjusted hourly rate (including uncompensated overtime)” is the rate that results from multiplying the hourly rate for a 40-hour work week by 40, and then [...]

By |2021-07-07T14:37:56+00:00March 26th, 2015|Government Compliance Update|Comments Off on New March 2015 Uncompensated Overtime Clause

Ignorance is bliss…unless your business is letting revenue fall through the cracks

The following examples of recent work performed not only convey our value (and potential for high ROI), but the inherent fact that when working with government contracts, “you don’t know what you don’t know.” And what you don’t know can diminish your bottom line. How Does Arrowhead Win for Your Business? Activity Contract [...]

By |2021-07-08T15:12:31+00:00March 13th, 2015|Arrowhead Solutions, LLC - Government Contract Solutions|Comments Off on Ignorance is bliss…unless your business is letting revenue fall through the cracks

GSA Schedule Migration | Blog Carrie Grigg

As the General Services Administration (GSA) experienced a realignment over the past couple of years, a strategy emerged to streamline their procurement processes. The GSA wants to reduce the overall administrative burden and lessen the need for contractors to submit multiple schedule applications and therefore manage fewer schedules. GSA announced its plan to collapse eight [...]

By |2021-07-07T14:26:27+00:00January 28th, 2015|GSA Post-Award Support and Compliance|Comments Off on GSA Schedule Migration | Blog Carrie Grigg

Compliance Trends in Government Contracting for 2015 – BLOG CARRIE GRIGG

The necessity of compliance isn’t going anywhere: That may seem like an obvious statement, but despite declining budgets, many federal agencies will increase audits and fraud investigations in 2015. The Department of Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2015 Budget in Brief states, “The Budget includes $400 million in discretionary and mandatory funding for the [...]

By |2021-07-07T14:25:06+00:00January 20th, 2015|Arrowhead Solutions, LLC - Government Contract Solutions|Comments Off on Compliance Trends in Government Contracting for 2015 – BLOG CARRIE GRIGG
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