Monthly Archives: June 2014

Pricing Matters – Indirect Cost Calculations

By Ronald Marta, University of Houston PTAC One of the most important and distinctive characteristics of pricing for government contracts is the use of indirect cost rates.  FAR 31.203 provides the relevant guidance: What are indirect costs? “After direct costs … Continued

Disaster Contracting Tips for Small Businesses

By Carter Merkle, Oklahoma Bid Assistance Network PTAC Natural Disasters can be a time of crisis or opportunity for small business government contractors. The Thomas T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, passed in 2007, requires FEMA to contract … Continued

Disaster Preparedness for Small Business Contractors

By Liz Kallen, Rockland Economic Development Corporation PTAC Natural Disasters can be a time of crisis or opportunity for small business government contractors. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) www.Ready.gov website, up to 40% of businesses affected by … Continued