SAS arms IRS with new fraud detection tools

The North Carolina company is supporting IRS’s new electronic Return Review Program system, which is designed to spot fraudulent returns as they come in.

House Republicans prepare to unveil new 3 percent solution

Lawmakers have continually said the tax that would keep back 3 percent of payments to companies would hurt contractors and make it tough for agencies to comply with the administrative burdens.

IRS sets date for 3 percent withholding tax hearing

Since the tax was enacted in 2006, concerns have been raised about the administrative burdens of compliance and the effects on companies' revenues.

Former IRS procurement chief procures a private-sector post

The recently retired IRS director of procurement is named a principal at a consulting firm in Great Falls, Va., that specializes in strategic acquisition guidance.

IRS' lips sealed on globetrotting State contractors with big tax bills, GAO says

A GAO investigation of tax delinquents who travel on U.S. passports has uncovered the case of two State Department contractors who owe more than $100,000 in unpaid taxes.

Union: Contractors weaken Federal Protective Service, placing feds at risk

The National Treasury Employees Union has complained to Congress that Federal Protective Service relies far too much on private contractors armed with too little training, too little funding, and too little proper management to protect federal buildings.

Bill would vaccinate Tricare against reform complications

A Senate bill, introduced the day before President Obama signed the health care reform law, would change the IRS code on behalf of those in military health plans.

For ASR, the future is a matter of trust

ASR Analytics specializes in data modeling and decision support services, and boasts an impressive list of clients after just five years in business.

Mapmakers face stiff tax burden

Mapping and surveying contractors will be hit with a 13 percent withholding of income tax from their federal contracts, a trade association official says.

IG: IRS overuses cost-plus contracts

The Internal Revenue Service tends to award cost-reimbursement contracts although some of the work is for routine maintenance, a report says.

Private tax collectors lose IRS work

The tax agency found that federal employees were more cost effective than the debt contractors.

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CSC to cut jobs on IRS contract

CSC is reducing its workforce on the Internal Revenue Service’s multimillion-dollar Customer Account Data Engine contract.