Resources to Optimize Your Ability to Procure and Maintain Government Contracts

Selling to the federal government requires extraordinary levels of cost control, reporting and documentation. As compliance requirements, oversight, and cost pressures continue to increase, your company needs highly efficient operations, thorough cost/price analyses and robust accounting practices to succeed in this highly regulated environment. 

The Intersection of Core Accounting Services and Government Contract Industry Knowledge

DHG combines core public accounting assurance and tax knowledge with deep government contract experience and a focus on industries that sell to the government.

Improved Compliance and Profitability

DHG Government Contract Services Group provide assurance, tax and consulting services to hundreds of government contractors, working with every area of civilian federal, Department of Defense and intelligence agencies. We not only strengthen compliance with SBA, DCAA, FAR and CAS, we work to improve current and more importantly future profitability.

Government Contract Assurance Services Group

DHG Government Contract Assurance Services Group expands on the generally accepted accounting and assurance principles and standards by leveraging in-depth industry knowledge and experiences. This integrated approach delves into common pit falls, standard government contract compliance issues, value drivers and overall management and profitability. As a result, our teams not only understand GAAP, GAAS or revenue recognition issues but build into their processes an assessment of a company’s compliance with applicable regulations set down by the federal government.

Government Contract Tax Services Group

DHG Government Contract Tax Services Group works closely within our teams and again understand the industry risks and influences on planning and compliance decisions. These often lead into indirect rate recovery, executive compensation and allowability/allocability impact discussions.

Government Contract Advisory Services Group

DHG Government Contract Advisory Services delivers comprehensive regulatory compliance solutions to a broad range of contractors from the largest to the smallest. Our government contract specific advisory services include:

Regulatory and Contract Compliance

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • Truth in Negotiation Act (TINA)
  • Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)
  • Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)

Government Contract Audit Support

  • DCAA pre-audit gap analysis, recommendations and implementation
  • DCAA/DCMA report review, triage, and liaison
  • Incurred cost submission preparation, review and adequacy challenge support

Accounting Systems

  • System analysis, selection and implementation
  • Approved accounting system requirements
  • Internal control issues
  • Policies and procedures documentation

Cost Allocation Structures

  • Maximize cost recovery
  • Satisfy strategic bidding and business objectives
  • Ensure compliance with CAS & FAR requirements

Cost Proposal Preparation and Support

  • Cost estimating system compliance
  • Subcontractor Cost/Price Analysis
  • GSA and FAR pricing

Cost Accounting Standards

  • Disclosure Statements
  • Cost impact analysis
  • Change planning
  • DCAA/DCMA coordination

Small Business Administration (SBA)

  • 8(a) Compliance
  • Affiliation issues
  • Joint ventures
  • Mentor Protégé program

DFAR Business Systems

  • Contractor Purchasing, Estimating, Accounting, Material Management, and Earned Value systems
  • Mock audits, gap analysis and practical implementation strategies
  • Deficiency response
  • Conflict resolution and liaison

Dispute Consulting

  • Subject matter experts/expert witness testimony
  • Bid Protest
  • Termination Settlement Proposals
  • Request for Equitable Adjustments
  • Consultants with security clearances

Contractor Lifecycle and Regulatory Support

DHG Advisory Services also deliver comprehensive risk advisory and IT advisory to government contractors combining a thorough understanding of applicable federal standards with industry-specific experience. We can assess your enterprise-wide risk assessment, accounting systems and the way you use them, implementing performance improvement and backing them with audit defense and bid protest support.

Transaction Advisory Services Integration

Our government contract resources include the Transaction Advisory Services team, which provides focused support for corporate strategic buyers, private equity firms and other investors. We deliver the due diligence for a more detailed understanding of what you’re buying (or selling), plus additional high-value recommendations on taxation, compensation and benefits.

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Securing Controlled Unclassified Information (DFARS ...

The December 31, 2017 deadline is approaching for contractors that need to self-attest to meeting the requirements of NIST SP800-171 as they relate to

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Regulatory Update: June 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017

As part of Dixon Hughes Goodman's efforts to keep you informed of recent updates, we are happy to provide a summary of the latest changes to

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SCA Contractors – DoL Updates Health & Welfare Fring...

On July 25, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its “All Agency Memorandum Number 225” announcing the 2017 increases to the Service Contract Act

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Date: March 10, 2016

Federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Extended ...

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a credit for companies that hire qualified employees from certain targeted groups. The WOTC originally expired

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Date: February 08, 2016

PATH Act and Expanded Benefits for Real Property - A...

Many people interpret the term déjà vu as referring to an occurrence of the exact same events multiple times and to many this is exactly how the

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Tax Reform: What Government Contractors Need to Know...


Event Date: 1/25/2018 3:00 PM

DHG Newport News | 1st Floor Training Room | 701 Town Center Drive, Suite 700 | Newport News, VA 23606

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Navigating the Sea of Overhead (1-25-2018)


Event Date: 1/25/2018 11:00 AM

Virtual - Webinar

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2018 Government Contracting Conference (Tysons, VA)


Event Date: 5/3/2018 8:00 AM

Valo Park | 7950 Jones Branch Dr | McLean, VA 22102

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Date: February 23, 2017

Auditor Turned Exec Taps into DHG Clients’ Secret Sa...

“I believe that continuous learning is the key to success,” explained Bill

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Date: May 20, 2014

Regulatory Update - March 2014 - April 2014

FAR/OTHER AGENCIES/SUPPLEMENTS

Final/Interim Rule/Notice

  • Final Rule, 48 CFR Part 201, DFARS Case 2013-D023; Contracting

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Date: April 20, 2014

New DCAA Guidance – Good News for Contractors?! Prof...

Consultant and professional service costs have long been considered a major risk area by government auditors and a source of frustration among contractors.

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DHG’s Government Contracting Group has long served the government contractor community. We focus on working with firms currently seeking or conducting business with the government and have the ability to support the full life cycle of your company. Our group offers a breadth of services to help your company navigate the strict rules and regulations of the industry.

Assurance

  • Audit, Compilation & Review
  • Business Risk Services
  • Agreed Upon Procedures and Other Special Reports
  • Pension & Benefit Plans Audits

Tax

  • State and Local Tax
  • International Tax
  • Credit/Incentives
  • Tax Planning
  • Compliance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Advisory and Consulting Services

Compliance

  • FAR, CAS, TINA
  • DCAA Audit Support
  • Cost Accounting Support
  • Incurred Cost Submissions

    Business Systems

    • Accounting and Billing
    • Purchasing and Property
    • EVMS
    • Estimating
    • MMAS

    Small Business Administration

    • 8(a) Compliance
    • Joint Venture
    • Mentor-Protégé
    • Veteran, Women Owned, HUBZone

    Contract Acquisition

    • GSA Schedules
    • Cost Proposal Support

    Litigation Support

    • Claims
    • Termination Proposals
    • Expert Testimony
    • Bid Protests

    Accounting Systems

    • Software Selection
    • Systems Implementation
    • Back Office Support

    Proficient in Systems, Including:

    • Deltek
    • PROCAS
    • Quickbooks
    • Other Compliant Systems

     

    Tax

    • State and Local Tax
    • International Tax
    • Credit/Incentives
    • Tax Planning
    • Compliance
    • Mergers & Acquisitions

    Assurance

      • Audit, Compilation & Review
      • Business Risk Services
      • Agreed Upon Procedures and Other Special Reports
      • Pension & Benefit Plans Audit
        • Compliance
        • Audit Representation
        • Design & Implementation

    Advisory and Consulting Services

    Compliance

    • FAR, CAS, TINA
    • DCAA Audit Support
    • Cost Accounting Support
    • Incurred Cost Submissions

                Business Systems

                • Accounting and Billing
                • Purchasing and Property
                • EVMS
                • Estimating
                • MMAS

                Small Business Administration

                • 8(a) Compliance
                • Joint Venture
                • Mentor-Protégé
                • Veteran, Women Owned, HUBZone

                Contract Acquisition

                • GSA Schedules
                • Cost Proposal Support

                Litigation Support

                • Claims
                • Termination Proposals
                • Expert Testimony
                • Bid Protests

                Accounting Systems

                • Software Selection
                • Systems Implementation
                • Back Office Support

                Proficient in Systems, Including:

                • Deltek
                • PROCAS
                • Quickbooks
                • Other Compliant Systems
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                Resourcefulness makes the difference

                Government Contractors require advisors that have extensive experience and insight in this sector yet function as a seamless team in anticipating and supporting their evolving business. In addition to having the depth of experience to support contractors in this fashion we are proactive with insights and ideas for this ever changing environment. We draw on our wide array of resources and government contract experience and deliver attentive, personalized service to help a contractor succeed.

                DHG Government Contract Consulting and Accounting Services

                Experience abounds:

                • Clients - in excess of 700 companies
                • Supporting every aspect of the government
                • Largest of defense and civilian contractors
                • Participants in every preference program
                • Industry experience: hundreds of combined years 
                • DCAA experience: over 50 combined years
                • Dedicated professionals: over 50 individuals
                • Go-to-relationship partner: 1