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Government Contracting & Federal Acquisition Regulations Systems (FARS)

Government ContractsContracting with the government can range from a pleasant experience to a nightmare.   Success typically hinges on how well an A/E firm operates their job cost and accounting systems to capture the necessary information, and their overall business strategy with governmental agencies.   At A/E Consulting Services, we are experts at assisting professional service firms to negotiate fair and equitable interpretation of government regulations.

Of all of the consulting services offered by A/E Consulting Services, government contracting services has the most easily quantifiable client benefit!   One larger client of A/E Consulting Services stated that the help received from us in restructuring overhead cost pools contributed more than $400,000 in profits annually.  While A/E Consulting Services cannot guarantee such results for all clients, the knowledge and resources that we bring to our clients will make a positive difference in your government contracting.

Our government contracting services include:

  • Reviewing job cost and accounting systems, developing recommendations, and providing assistance with implementing changes.
  • Strategic and business planning for government engagements.
  • Preparation for FARS audits.
  • Reviewing audit write-ups, developing audit defenses, negotiating disputed issues.
  • Audits of allowable overhead costs and the associated overhead rates.

The Federal Acquisition Regulations System consists of over 2,000 pages of regulations that are sometimes contradictory.   We are experts at knowing the relevant parts of the Regulations and how to interpret them.   Overall, with the proper and fair interpretation of the FARS, the Regulations offer protection and recourse for professional service firms.

See our articles on Government Contracting:

Government Contracting: Yes, It Can be Profitable

Cost Plus Governmental Contracts: Billing Your Overhead Costs