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IRS reports slight increase in e-filing rate

May 30, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Internal Revenue Service reported on Thursday a slight increase in the percentage of Americans filing their tax returns electronically, but the total remains far behind a congressional requirement to have eight out of 10 tax returns filed electronically by 2012. Comment on this article in The Forum.About 60 percent...

From Nextgov.com: IRS reports slight increase in e-filing rate

May 30, 2008 The Internal Revenue Service reported on Thursday a slight increase in the percentage of Americans filing their tax returns electronically, but the total remains far behind a congressional requirement to have eight out of 10 tax returns filed electronically by 2012. Read the full story from Nextgov.com

Contract spending could drop more than 10 percent in fiscal 2009

May 28, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Purchases by federal agencies will drop by double digits in fiscal 2009, with most of the decline coming from the Defense Department, according to a forecast by a federal market research firm. Comment on this article in The Forum.Spending on contracts by the federal government will drop by more than...

Contract spending could drop more than 10 percent in 2009

May 28, 2008 Purchases by federal agencies will drop by double digits in fiscal 2009, with most of the decline coming from the Defense Department, according to a forecast by a federal market research firm. Spending on contracts by the federal government will drop by more than 10 percent from fiscal 2008 to...

But Census Didn't Ask for Money

May 23, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Buried among funding for two wars, veteran’s education and other domestic programs, the G.I. Bill passed by the Senate on Thursday includes $210 million for the Census Bureau. The money is needed to help cover the $220 million gap in funding due to the bureau’s decision to revert to a...

Interior allowed to reconnect to Internet

May 21, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow After working for more than six years under a court ruling not allowing certain Interior Department employees to use the Internet, a U.S. District judge ruled this week that the affected departmental agencies could get back online. Comment on this article in The Forum.District Judge James Robertson granted on May...

From Nextgov.com: Interior allowed to reconnect to Internet

May 21, 2008 After working for more than six years under a court ruling not allowing certain Interior Department employees to use the Internet, a U.S. District judge ruled this week that the affected departmental agencies could get back online. Read the full story from Nextgov.com

Independent estimate cuts cost of Census contract almost in half

May 16, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow MITRE Corp. told the Census Bureau at a briefing on May 15 that a contract with Harris Corp. to develop handheld computers for the 2010 decennial census would cost $681 million, less than half of earlier estimates discussed at congressional hearings in April. Lawmakers had asked MITRE Corp., a nonprofit...

Independent estimate cuts cost of Census contract almost in half

May 16, 2008 MITRE Corp. told the Census Bureau at a briefing on May 15 that a contract with Harris Corp. to develop handheld computers for the 2010 decennial census would cost $681 million, less than half of earlier estimates discussed at congressional hearings in April. Lawmakers had asked MITRE Corp., a nonprofit...

GSA to award Alliant contracts by December

May 15, 2008 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The General Services Administration announced on Wednesday that it plans to award its long-delayed $50 billion information technology services contract no later than December. Comment on this article in The Forum.John Johnson, assistant commissioner for GSA's Integrated Technology Service, for the first time detailed how the agency will proceed with...