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August 1, 2013

By Jack Scher

POGO Obtains DoD Memo on 20 Percent HQ Spending Cut



Chuck Hagel The Project On Government Oversight has obtained a memorandum announcing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's decision to cut 20 percent of management headquarters spending throughout the Department of Defense (DoD).

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Topics: National Security

July 29, 2013

By Andrew Wyner

Contractors Still Avoiding Major Sequestration Damage



National Security Several recent earning reports from major contractors have confirmed that the post-sequester world is not as apocalyptic for major federal contractors as they anticipated.

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Topics: National Security

July 1, 2013

By Andrew Wyner

Despite Panic, Large Contractors Evading Sequestration Hit



Dodging a Punch Large contractors who once publicly panicked in the face of sequestration and threatened their employees’ jobs are just months later doing relatively well.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

May 20, 2013

By Scott H. Amey, J.D.

DOE Contracting Woes Continue



National Laboratories The Department of Energy Inspector General found subcontract audit weaknesses with nine Management and Operating contractors. Subcontracts totaling nearly $1 billion had not been audited or were reviewed in a manner that did not meet audit standards, which

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Topics: Contract Oversight

April 16, 2013

By Mia Steinle

Risk of IRS Audit Declines for Many Businesses



IRS Audit Rates The likelihood of companies that fall into the highest tax bracket being audited by the Internal Revenue Service is on the decline, according to a new report by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse.

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Topics: Financial Sector

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