The Standard Form 1408, Pre-award Survey of Prospective Contractor (Accounting System) is used to determine a contractor’s ability to meet the accounting requirements of a contract.

If a government contractor is submitting a proposal for a cost reimbursement type contract, it is likely that the contractor will be asked for a standard form (SF) 1408, Pre-award Survey audited by the DCAA.

Proposals often allow for this engagement to be performed by in Independent Certified Public Accountant when a DCAA audit is not available. We regularly perform these engagements for our clients.