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Government Contracting

For decades, RSM's assurance, tax and business consulting professionals have been helping government contractors navigate the regulatory environment and improve their performance through an ever-changing business and government landscape. Shrinking government budgets, a low-cost, technically acceptable government-buying philosophy and an increasingly stringent regulatory environment means contractors need experienced advisors who understand their industry and will deliver customized solutions that fit.

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RSM understands government contracting. Bringing significant industry depth to our services is imperative to providing the highest level of expertise to our clients. Our expertise in the government contracting industry allows us to provide a very specialized service to this highly regulated and unique industry. With credentials built over many decades, we serve as advisor to hundreds of government contractors, weaving our industry experience through every facet of our accounting, tax and consulting services. Whether it is guiding a client through a regulatory compliance issue, assisting in an acquisition or divestiture, enhancing value during the yearly audit or assessing tax ramifications of regulatory changes, our deep knowledge and understanding of the risks and opportunities facing government contractors can translate into substantial value for our clients.


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Leaving the door open for fraud can be a costly mistake

Thin profit margins demand that management take steps to prevent occupational fraud. To ignore the issue can be expensive.

  • Leslie Garcia
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  • February 27, 2017

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Government contractors may be overpaying Social Security taxes

Government contractors who hire a competitor’s employees may qualify as successor employers, avoiding Social Security tax overpayment.

  • Wayne Reesman, Olga Kouznetsova
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  • January 26, 2017

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Executive Order 13706

The DOL issued a final rule on EO 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors requiring leave for employees.

  • October 10, 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Don’t overlook 100 percent deductions on some meals and entertainment

There are exceptions to the 50 percent tax deduction rule related to meals and entertainment benefitting government contractors, some allowing up to 100 percent deduction.

  • Wayne Reesman
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  • June 10, 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Apportionment issues affecting government contractors

Learn about the number of apportionment issues affecting contractors providing services to the federal government.

  • Jonathan Weinberg
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  • March 29, 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Unclaimed property concerns for government contractors

Given the recent increase in audits, government contractors should be aware of their unclaimed property compliance obligations.

  • Jenn Arias
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  • March 21, 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Contract research, how government contractors claim the R&D tax credit

Contract terms should be evaluated to determine which party bears the economic risk as well as the retention of substantial rights.

  • Tom Windram, Ross Alessandro, Ashley Zega
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  • March 18, 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Look for tax credits and incentives

Learn key items to keep in mind related to state and federal tax credits and incentives available to government contractors.

  • Tom Windram, Sherri York, Mark Forde
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  • May 15, 2015

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