Micro-purchase Threshold Increase

Did you know that over the summer there was a class deviation to the definition of the micro-purchase threshold?  Most people didn't! Unless you are keen on reading FAR Part 2 daily, you may have missed this deviation.   Class Deviation- 2017-O0007, Increased Micro-Purchase Threshold. This clause deviation is effective on Sept 01, 2017, and [...]

By |2021-07-07T18:45:16+00:00September 12th, 2017|FAR|Comments Off on Micro-purchase Threshold Increase

FAR Subpart 4.19 Basic Safeguarding Clause – What to Know

Effective June 15, 2016, the DoD, GSA, and NASA issued a final rule “amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to add a new subpart and contract clause for the basic safeguarding of contractor information systems that process, store or transmit Federal contract information.” (Federalregister.gov). The new subpart FAR 4.19, Basic Safeguarding of Covered Contractor Information [...]

By |2021-07-07T19:01:25+00:00April 9th, 2017|DoD cybersecurity|Comments Off on FAR Subpart 4.19 Basic Safeguarding Clause – What to Know

Key dollar thresholds in the FAR have increased

Note the following changes: The micro-purchase base threshold increased from $3,000 to $3,500. FAR 2.101. The ceiling for the use of simplified acquisition procedures for the purchase of commercial items increased from $6.5 million to $7 million. FAR 13.500. The threshold for obtaining certified cost or pricing data increased from $700,000 to $750,000. FAR 15.403-4. [...]

By |2021-07-07T15:36:24+00:00October 1st, 2015|FAR|Comments Off on Key dollar thresholds in the FAR have increased

The shifting sands of cybersecurity: DOD’s interim rule further burdens contractors

Article by Dentons   Key contacts Phillip R. Seckman Partner, Denver D +1 303 634 4338 Email Erin B. Sheppard Counsel, Washington, DC D +1 202 496 7533 Email Michael J. McGuinn Senior Managing Associate, Denver D +1 303 634 4333 Email     The Department of Defense (DOD) earlier today issued an interim rule, effective immediately, that significantly increases existing cybersecurity requirements for DOD contractors. [...]

By |2021-07-07T15:05:48+00:00August 28th, 2015|Government Contractor Requirements|Comments Off on The shifting sands of cybersecurity: DOD’s interim rule further burdens contractors

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?

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
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