The MACPA Government Contractor Conference focuses on increasing the knowledge base of CPAs with government contractor clients; CFOs, controllers and accountants employed by government contractors; and government employees and anyone seeking to improve their awareness of the issues facing government contractors. The conference features topics that address concerns and opportunities that are unique to those in government contracting.
Crowne Plaza Greenbelt, 6400 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt, MD, USA
Speaker: Jacque Hlavin, Chief, Policy Accounting and Cost Principles Division
The presentation will provide an update on the status of incurred cost audits and the new upcoming portal, NDAA, and Cost Accounting Standards.
Speaker: Alan Chovotkin, PSC VP,
Topics Covered Include:
Speaker: Jim Thomas, PwC Partner
This session will include highlights from the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2019 and the Section 809 Panel Recommendations.
Jay Stine – Senior Manager Gov Contract Services and Michael Tomaselli – EY
This session will cover two important topics for companies doing business with the Government: regulations regarding cybersecurity and areas to consider for your company’s indirect rate structure. We will discuss requirements and considerations for the DFARS “Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting” clause and what to expect from the upcoming GSA clause and potential FAR clause. The session will also cover regulatory and business goals that companies should consider when determining if they have the appropriate indirect rate structure, with a focus on internal and external restructuring activities.
Speaker: Christine Williamson and Henry Chiwaya Partner-Leader of Government Contracting Industry Practice, CohnReznick LLP
Keeping you abreast of state and local tax changes and nuances for government contractors to include nexus, allocation and apportionment rules, sales and use tax and Business License taxes – items every business owner needs to know but not necessarily can keep track of as the rules are ever changing.
Speaker: Barbara Kinosky Esq. and Assistant, Centre Law and Consulting, Managing Partner and Maureen Jamieson – Executive Director of Consulting
Managing a GSA Schedule contract is not an easy task — that’s why it’s vital to keep up with the latest news and updates regarding this popular contracting vehicle. This session will cover Order-Level Materials, GSA Industrial Operations Analyst (IOA) Assessments versus Office of Inspector General (OIG) audits, Transactional Data Reporting, and more. Centre’s GSA gurus will help you keep up with the changes that affect your contract administration and compliance efforts.
According to the General Services Administration, “OASIS will compliment GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program and provide agencies with more flexible full-service options.” This session will also cover a basic overview of OASIS, what to expect, and how to prepare for the open season on-ramp.
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