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Tag: COVID - 19

July 31, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions about the CARES Act Now Available

DCAA has posted a Frequently Asked Questions document related to Corona Virus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to our website. Many contractors and practitioners have contacted their local DCAA offices with questions about unique cost issues created by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the CARES Act and its impact on contract billing

May 29, 2020

Virtual Fun Run Keeps Auditors Moving

DCAA’s Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services and Northrop Grumman Corporate offices participated in a virtual fun run to celebrate "May the 4th Be With You Day" on May 4th the official Star Wars holiday. This is the fourth consecutive year for the race, and the first year it was conducted as a virtual fun run due to COVID-19 restrictions. Employees

May 19, 2020

Technology and Communication Overcome Teleworking Challenges

DCAA began teleworking 100 percent of the time in mid-March. Overnight, homes became offices, and the normal way of conducting an audit was no longer possible.  Social distancing and stay-at-home orders meant DCAA’s auditors could no longer physically visit a contractor to observe processes, verify procedures, and pick-up documents. Delays in

May 14, 2020

Thank You from a Small Business for Assistance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

For a small business contractor, knowing you will be paid in a timely manner is essential to maintaining operations, particularly as these companies face new uncertainties associated with changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. DCAA’s Tampa Bay Branch Office understands this and, when the pandemic was declared, acted to support their small

May 7, 2020

No Shortage of Ideas to Maintain Employee Connections During Telework

DCAA employees have been teleworking for about a month now and managers and supervisors are coming up with creative ways to keep employees connected and morale high. While it is commonplace to check on each other with a phone call, DCAA’s managers and employees are thinking outside the box to maintain teamwork.Many creative ideas center around the