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

Navy’s Seaport-e open for rolling admission proposals

(The following content was produced by www.seaport.navy.mil and can be found here.) Synopsis - Rolling Admissions Fiscal Year 2016  The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, on behalf of the Naval Sea Systems Command and the Navy Virtual SYSCOM (partners NAVSUP, NAVAIR, SPAWAR and NAVFAC) along with other Navy activities and Marine Corps, is conducting a [...]

By |2021-07-07T15:44:17+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Navy SeaPort-e Rolling Admissions|Comments Off on Navy’s Seaport-e open for rolling admission proposals

Take Your SBIR Funded Technology to Market

ARROWHEAD’S EXECUTIVE SBIR COMMERCIALIZATION TEAM IS READY Receiving a contract from the SBIR/STTR program and developing technology from that contract is the first step to realizing your company’s success. Once your product or innovation is mastered and ready for market, the entirely new challenge of developing business for your product takes precedent. Many SBIR funded [...]

By |2021-07-07T15:37:17+00:00October 7th, 2015|SBIR/STTR/SBIC|Comments Off on Take Your SBIR Funded Technology to Market

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

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

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

New SBIR/STTR Solicitations in Pre-Release

Today - August 27th, 2015 - marks the pre-release for the DoD's SBIR Solicitation 2015.3 and STTR Solicitation 2015.C. View Solicitations Here:  DoD SBIR Solicitation 2015.3 DoD STTR Solicitation 2015.c If you're considering the SBIR/STTR programs to fund your technology and innovation...do not procrastinate, begin your proposal process now! Contact Arrowhead Solutions or ColoradoSBIR.com for assistance with your SBIR/STTR [...]

By |2021-07-07T14:59:07+00:00August 27th, 2015|SBIR/STTR/SBIC|Comments Off on New SBIR/STTR Solicitations in Pre-Release

Alert: Third Round of DoD SBIR/STTR Solicitations Coming Soon

The third and final SBIR/STTR solicitation for 2015 is scheduled  for pre-release on August 27th and will fully open on September 28th. Proposals are due October 28th. The following link will direct you to the current solicitations once they are released: Current Solicitations Link Visit ColoradoSBIR.com for free resources or contact Arrowhead Solutions for expert assistance.

By |2021-07-07T14:57:54+00:00August 19th, 2015|SBIR/STTR/SBIC|Comments Off on Alert: Third Round of DoD SBIR/STTR Solicitations Coming Soon

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?
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