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Have you been notified that the Defense Contract Audit Agency auditor or other contract auditor will be knocking on your door one of these days, asking some hard questions about your government contract and wanting to see your records? If you follow some simple guidelines, you can feel confident that you will have the records that the auditor will request. As a former Defense Contract Audit Agency auditor, I sat on the other side of the table asking hard questions and asking for the records to back up the contractor’s answers. DCAA and auditors for other contracting agencies perform all needed contract audits through evaluation of contractor records. Often I was not asking for records readily on hand for this year, but for records from past years. Now I sit across from the auditor who is asking those questions and wanting our records. But how long must a company keep … Continue reading

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