This week we’ve been discussing Sec 820 of the fiscal year 2017 NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) which deals with Cost Accounting Standards, the Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board (DCASB) and privatizing some of DCAA’s (Defense Contract Audit Agency) contract audit functions.
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We’ve spent this week covering most of the provisions of Sec 820 of the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). On Monday we discussed how Congress intends to rejuvenate the CAS (Cost Accounting Standards) Board. On Tuesday, we discussed the new Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board (DCASB) and yesterday, we discussed the impending privatization of a significant portion of DCAA’s (Defense Contract Audit Agency’s) workload, e.g. audits of contractor indirect costs.
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This week, we’ve been covering various provisions of Sec 820 of the 2017 NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act). Monday we covered how the new law is designed to get the CAS (Cost Accounting Standards) Board moving once again. Yesterday we discussed the formation and duties of a new Defense CAS Board (DCASB). Today we another aspect of Sec 820 that moves to privatize some of the contract auditing function by moving certain audits from DCAA (Defense Contract Audit Agency) to commercial firms.