It must suck to be President in the last two years of your second term as the opposition takes over both houses of Congress and polls show that your popularity is on the decline, huh, President Bush. (Wait … What?)
As Russia continues attempting to destabilize Ukraine, the US and its European allies are cranking up sanctions. You know they’re getting serious when oil and gas is included. But, it’s not just Exxon Mobile. Defense contractors may be affected, too.
At the AFCEA Defense Acquisition Modernization Symposium this week in D.C., Frank Kendall, the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, outlined the common sense recommendations he made to a Senate committee recently to reform DoD purchasing and acquisition.
July is a busy month. There’s the 4th. But, there’s also World UFO Day, Take Your Pants for a Walk Day, and Flitch Day in which you give cooked bacon to happily married couples. Then … There’s the Big Spend.
It’s nearly that time of the year: tax time. Government contractors may be eligible for tax credits in Maryland, Virginia or the District of Columbia. The big question is … What breaks are available and where do contractors get information?
The moment the International Olympic Committee announced that Tokyo would be the site of the XXXII Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, lots of American contractors probably began boning up on Japanese business customs as a way of avoiding shutdown headaches.
When a contractor sells something to the federal government, that sale is exempt from sales tax. But, what about the purchased items that are necessary to fulfill the contract? That’s where things get a bit dicey. Here are some examples:
If only it was possible to corner the D.C. tea leaf market. As FY 2013 comes to a close, Hill watchers will predict what to expect for 2014.. They’ll all have different opinions, and pretty much all will be wrong.
From reduced federal budgets to furloughs to employee morale scrapping the barrel bottom, sequester’s played havoc with contractors and federal employees alike. Now, however, as we peer over the horizon at the end of fiscal 2013, things are looking up.
The staff at The Motley Fool is always digging up new information to entertain and enlighten. Here are some of their more startling facts about the global economy: S&P 500 companies held $900 billion in cash at the end of