The IRS is giving you more time to invest in this new tax-advantaged strategy

June 5, 2020

Category: Federal, Policy

Investors who were sitting on the sidelines during coronavirus will get some more time to partake in a new tax play. Qualified opportunity funds were created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. They offer taxpayers an incentive […]

Fixing a critical vulnerability in our critical infrastructure

May 29, 2020

Via: FCW

It is rare that a government report offers a realistic, near-term solution to a pressing, long-standing, black swan problem. It is rarer still that such a report recommends relying on the market rather than advocating a solution that costs billions […]

A state-by-state breakdown of unemployment in the U.S., according to the latest figures

May 22, 2020

Via: Fortune
Category: Federal, Policy

The hustle and bustle of tourists along the Las Vegas Strip has been replaced by shuttered hotels, shops, and casinos. The damage to U.S. tourism is so great that Nevada now leads the entire nation with a 28.2% unemployment rate […]

Federal, Policy

Trump Administration Escalates Global Fight Over Taxing Tech

June 2, 2020

Via: The New York Times

The Trump administration said on Tuesday that it would open an investigation into taxes on digital commerce that have been adopted or proposed in nine countries and the European Union, escalating a global battle that will affect where big American […]

Operations Security, Security

DHS executes pivot to agile, but needs better reporting metrics

June 1, 2020

Via: FCW

The Department of Homeland Security has successfully planned and made progress executing its shift to agile software development over the past four years, but needs to do a better job on reporting metrics, according to a recent audit. In a […]

Policy, State & Local

Minnesota IT officials respond to weekend DDoS attacks against state systems

June 1, 2020

Via: StateScoop

Minnesota technology officials said Sunday that the state’s networks were inundated over the weekend by malicious attempts to knock government agencies offline, though those efforts were successfully repelled. In a statement Sunday, Tarek Tomes, Minnesota’s chief information officer and the […]