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Afghan Taxes: To Pay or Not to Pay?

In recent years, there has been considerable uncertainty regarding whether or not government contractors operating in Afghanistan are required to pay income or business taxes to the local authorities. The U.S. government has adopted the stance that taxpayer funded assistance in the efforts of reconstructing Afghanistan should not be subject to local taxation, leading many […]

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Deltek Insight and Washington Uncertainties

Deltek Insight’13 is upon us!  Quite a few of us from Watkins Meegan and WiJiT are currently in Dallas teaching classes.  The Deltek conference is the largest attended conference by our companies throughout the year.  It provides a great opportunity to see new friends and old as well as clients and associates in a relaxed […]

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ACA Exchange Open for Business Despite the Government Shutdown

The current shutdown is the first government shutdown the United States has had in 17 years, mainly due to disagreements relating to financing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  As some may or may not know, under ACA, states have the option to either default to the federal exchange or create their own state-run exchange.  Virginia […]

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OMB Guidance and Q&A on the Government Shutdown

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently added a Shutdown Guidance memo to its website along with a helpful Frequently Asked Questions document. Most of the FAQ content is about what agencies can and can’t do, but some of the questions on contract performance are relevant to contractors. We have highlighted a few points that we think would be of interest. Click here for […]

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Doin’ the Shutdown Dance!

This makes twice in as many years we’ve now faced a Government-wide shutdown over budget and political differences.  At this point, why and who’s to blame is less important than what to do.  For some Government contractors, the answer to that question could be critical.  Read our article on the Looming Shutdown for some practical […]

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Buzz Words for 2013 part 2

Remember SAM?  GSA’s System for Award Management which was to integrate eight disparate procurements systems, has now been moved to GSA’s Chief Information Officer and Federal Acquisition Service.  This move was due to SAM’s struggles while it was under GSA’s Office of Government wide Policy which did not have the technical capabilities needed to address […]

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Allocation Schemes Just for You

No allocation scheme is perfect, and what worked at one size may not fit as well after growth. We can help you examine your pool structures and decide whether you need to change anything, what a change might accomplish and what the impact to your current contracts might be (as well as how and when […]

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