Scott D. Blackburn

CPA, Principal

“I like to take the time to get to know my clients so I can better understand them and their business.  Frequent, regular communication enables me to be proactive in navigating the complexities of their business and take the worry of compliance off their shoulders.”

Scott joined LSWG in 2017 when the practice he founded in 2012 merged with the firm.  He has 20 years of public accounting experience, primarily at the national level where he focused on government and construction contractors.

A specialist in DCAA compliance and Federal Acquisition Regulations and Cost Accounting Standard Compliance, Scott served as the CFO for a government contractor prior to entering public accounting.  He is a graduate of Mount St. Mary’s University.

Specialized Client Services

  • Financial statement audits and reviews and compilations of government contractors
  • Accounting for various types of contracts with numerous agencies of the federal government
  • Accounting system assessment including job costing systems and compliance regulations
  • Consultation on government contracting issues through the procurement process
  • SBA regulations and compliance
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations and Cost Accounting Standards compliance
  • Analysis of indirect rate structures and optimization
  • Cost allowability and allocability
  • Proposal pricing strategies and support
  • Tax planning and compliance for individuals, partnerships, and corporations, including consolidations, mergers, and acquisitions
  • Experience with multi-state taxation

Professional/Civic Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants; Past-President of Mid-Maryland Chapter

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