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Capital Edge Consulting combines unique backgrounds and experience in consulting, public accounting, industry, and DCAA to provide you with unmatched government contracting expertise. This breadth of specialized experience allows our team to share their experience and knowledge in our GovCon Expert blog. Our goal is to assure you stay up to date on the latest procurement and regulatory trends, training, industry events, as well as observation on the often complex and critical FAR, CAS and contract requirements.

UPDATE: Class Deviation – Threshold for Obtaining Certified Cost or Pricing Data (4/17/2018) - Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) issues class deviations when necessary to allow organizations to deviate from the FAR and DFARS. DPAP issued Class Deviation on April 13,.. read more
UPDATE: Class Deviation- Micro-Purchase Threshold, Simplified Acquisition Threshold, and Special Emergency Procurement Authority (4/17/2018) - The Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) issues class deviations when necessary to allow organizations to deviate from the FAR and DFARS. DPAP issued Class Deviation on April.. read more
PSC 2017 Legislative and Regulatory Year in Review (2/20/2018) - *Available to PSC members only* The industry’s best compendium of legislation and regulations affecting your business. The PSC Year in Review, exclusively for PSC members, provides summaries of laws and.. read more
Section 809 Panel Advisory Report – Section 2 – Contract Compliance and Audit (2/7/2018) - February 7, 2018, by Craig Stetson, Managing Director, CPA | Capital Edge Consulting, Inc. What was Reported? The Section 809 Advisory Panel, established under Section 809 of the National Defense.. read more
DoD issues a final rule relating to commercial item acquisitions (1/31/2018) - By Paul M. Bailey, CPA, Managing Director and S. Chase Kunk, J.D., Vice President, Contracts & Procurement DoD issued a final rule, published and effective today, January 31, 2018 to.. read more
2017 Government Contract Financial Management Year in Review (10/3/2017) - Attend a brand new 1.5-day conference that will address the emerging issues related to government contract finance, accounting, compliance, and regulations. Hear from leading financial executives, DCAA and DCMA representatives,.. read more
Federal Grants Compliance Forum and Workshop In Baltimore October 4-6th (8/28/2017) -   With the advent of Uniform Grant Guidance, everything from the way you apply for grants to how you manage your funding has changed. It’s imperative that your entire team.. read more
The Incurred Cost Submission Deadline is June 30th (5/23/2017) - The Incurred Cost Submission What is the Purpose and Origin? FAR 52.216-7 (d)(2)(i)“The Contractor shall submit an adequate final indirect cost rate proposal to the Contracting Officer (or cognizant Federal.. read more
New Proposed Rule by the Veterans Affairs Department to revise or remove any policy that has been superseded by changes in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) (5/17/2017) - Revise and Streamline VA Acquisition Regulation To Adhere to Federal Acquisition Regulation Principles SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is proposing to amend and update its VA Acquisition Regulation.. read more
GovCon Compliance Outlook: Sponsored Lunch and Learn Series (4/24/2017) - Join the Capital Edge Consulting GovCon Experts for the JAMIS Software sponsored GovCon Lunch and Learn Series. Participants will explore current regulatory updates and challenges confronting government contractors. With a new year.. read more