Pricing and Cost Accounting

A Handbook for Government Contractors

Author: Darrell J. Oyer CPA

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 1567263542

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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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.
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Cost-Based Pricing

A Guide for Government Contractors

Author: Darrell J. Oyer CPA

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 1567263712

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 376

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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.
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Cost-Based Pricing: A Guide for Government Contractors

Author: Darrell Oyer

Publisher: Do Sustainability

ISBN: 1567263712

Category: Law

Page: 393

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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. Contents Pricing Concepts • Direct-Labor Dollars • Direct Material and Subcontract Costs • Indirect Costs • Other Direct Costs • Facilities Capital Cost of Money • Profit or Fee • Federal Acquisition Regulation Requirements • Contract Modifications • Improvement Curves • Commercial and Market-Based Pricing • Defense Contract Audit Agency Proposal Reviews • The Truth-in-Negotiations Act (Public Law 87-653) About the Author Darrell J. Oyer, CPA, is president of Darrell J. Oyer Co., a consulting firm that provides services and training to government contractors and federal government employees. His wealth of experience includes developing and reviewing contractor estimating systems, cost accounting structures, and cost control systems to ensure compliance with federal procurement requirements. Previously he was a partner in the Deloitte & Touche government contracts advisory practice and worked for the Defense Contract Audit Agency and the U.S. Air Force Auditor General’s office. He is also the author of Pricing and Cost Accounting: A Handbook for Government Contractors, Third Edition, from Management Concepts Press.
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Federal Contracting Answer Book

Author: Terrence M. O'Connor

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 1523096683

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

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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.
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Accountants' Handbook, Special Industries and Special Topics

Author: D. R. Carmichael,Steven B. Lilien,Martin Mellman

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471295952

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 768

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This book provides comprehensive coverage of the field to both accounting professionals and professionals in other fields who have a need or desire to obtain a quick, understandable, and thorough exposure to a complex accounting-related subject. It is designed as a single reference source that provides an answer to all reasonable questions on accounting and financial reporting asked by accountants, auditors, bankers, lawyers, financial analysts, and other users and preparers of accounting information.
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Accountants' Handbook, 2 Volume Set

Author: D. R. Carmichael,Steven B. Lilien,Martin Mellman

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471291220

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1808

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The book provides comprehensive coverage of the field to both accounting professionals and professionals in other fields who have a need or desire to obtain a quick, understandable, and thorough exposure to a complex accounting-related subject. It is designed as a single reference source that provides an answer to all reasonable questions on accounting and financial reporting asked by accountants, auditors, bankers, lawyers, financial analysts, and other users and preparers of accounting information. Chapters are prepared by partners in major accounting firms, financial executives, financial analysts, or other relevant business professionals. Every major international accounting firm is represented among the authors. The specialized expertise of the individual authors remains the critical distinguishing characteristic of the Accountant's Handbook. This book is supplemented annually.
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Accountants' Handbook

1994 Cumulative Supplement

Author: D. R. Carmichael,Steven B. Lilien

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

ISBN: 9780471305279

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 470

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