Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – March 28, 2024

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Agency for International Development (USAID) Final Rule: USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Security and Information Technology Requirements On March 20, USAID published a Final Rule amending the AIDAR to incorporate a revised definition of “information technology” (IT) . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – March 21, 2024

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Novation and Recertification Requirements: A Post-Closing Guide for GovCon M&A Deals, PilieroMazza Blog, Isaias “Cy” Alba, IVAbigail “Abby” L. Baker After the sale or acquisition of a business or its assets, there are often one or more post-closing requirements that business . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – March 14, 2024

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Keys to Avoiding GAO’s Timeliness Trap, PilieroMazza Blog, Isaias “Cy” Alba, IV , Eric Valle GAO’s recent decision in Marathon Medical Corporation provides a cautionary tale for government contractors seeking to protest the terms by which an agency conducts a procurement. . . . Read More

Employee Retention Credit: Moratorium, Withdrawals, and March 22 Deadline for Voluntary Disclosure Program

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC)—sometimes called the Employee Retention Tax Credit or ERTC—is a refundable tax credit for certain eligible businesses and tax-exempt organizations that had employees and were affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Amid growing concerns about aggressive marketing and scams involving fraudulent activity, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced several initiatives aimed at helping small businesses concerned about an ineligible ERC claim. In this client alert, PilieroMazza summarizes key points of the ERC and important considerations to . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – March 7, 2024

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS House Passes $460 Billion Package of Spending Bills. Senate Expected to Act Before Shutdown Deadline, Federal News Network The House passed a $460 billion package of spending bills Wednesday that would keep money flowing to . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 29, 2024

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council: Final Rule: FAR, Trade Agreements Thresholds: On February 23, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration published a Final Rule amending the FAR to incorporate . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 23, 2024

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   CORPORATE & ORGANIZATIONAL GOVERNANCE The Corporate Transparency Act: Updates, Requirements, and Enforcement for Small Businesses, PilieroMazza Client Alert, Isaias “Cy” Alba, IVAbigail “Abby” L. Baker , Paul H. Tracy The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) has been a hot topic for small business owners since its inception. . . . Read More

The Corporate Transparency Act: Updates, Requirements, and Enforcement for Small Businesses

The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) has been a hot topic for small business owners since its inception. As we approach its effective date on January 1, 2024, it’s crucial to understand CTA’s implications for small businesses. Below, attorneys in PilieroMazza ’s Business & Transactions Group offer guidance to small business owners and their senior officers on CTA compliance and potential criminal and monetary penalties for failure to report information required by the CTA. PilieroMazza attorneys will also present “Understanding the Corporate Transparency Act: Implications and . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 15, 2024

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Rule of Two Changes: OMB Memo Aims to Make Rule of Two Apply to Task and Delivery Orders and SBA’s Proposed Rules, Coming Soon, Will Shape the Future Procurement Landscape, PilieroMazza Blog,   Isaias “Cy” Alba, IVAnnie B. Hudgins On . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 8, 2024

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council Notice:  Small Business Size Rerepresentation On February 1, the General Services Administration, Department of Defense, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration published a Notice and request for comments about the . . . Read More