Understanding Contract Costs

Too many times I hear from contractors that they don’t understand why they aren’t making more MONEY!  They are always busy, and have a great track record for winning bids.  They also show a great profit margin on their open job schedules.  But when I ask what their indirect allocation rate, or overhead rate is,
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Form 5500 Filing Deadline Fast Approaching

Plan Administrators, have you filed your form 5500 for your retirement plan for 2013?  The deadline for the most common reporting period for the form 5500 is quickly approaching.  The 5500’s non-extended due date is 7 months after the last day of the plan year.  Most plans have a December 31 year end, which means
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Form 5500 Deadline Approaching Soon: Have You Filed Yet?

Dear Plan Administrator, Have you filed your form 5500 for your retirement plan for 2012?  The deadline for the most common reporting period for the form 5500 is quickly approaching.  The 5500’s non-extended due date is seven months after the last day of the plan year.  Most plans have a December 31 year end, which
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