One of the big-ticket costs for government agencies is their fleets of cars and trucks. With cost savings a priority, the General Services Administration, which manages more than 200,000 federal vehicles, announced plans Tuesday to pursue car-sharing much like the private-sector. The agency issued a request for information asking private-sector companies for ideas that would […]
The General Services Administration on Monday put out a call for “green” technologies that the federal government can potentially use in its buildings. The agency, which manages the federal real-estate portfolio, plans to use its own facilities “as a test bed to evaluate the viability of emerging building technologies and practices to save energy, water, […]
Martha Johnson, who was forced to resign abruptly as head of the General Services Administration in 2011 amid revelations of a scandal on her watch over excesses at a Las Vegas training conference, has penned a book about leadership in government and the lessons she learned at the helm of the agency. The book, out […]
In a big win for the Green Building Initiative’s Green Globes certification program, the US General Services Administration (GSA) on Friday recommended the federal government use either the Green Globes or US Green Building Council’s LEED to gauge environmental performance in its construction and renovation projects. The GSA previously required LEED for its own buildings […]
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration today released The Internal Revenue Service Is Not in Compliance With Executive Order 13520 to Reduce Improper Payments (2013-40-084): The IRS has made little improvement in reducing improper Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) payments since being required to report estimates of these payments...
A Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report released on Wednesday found that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) cannot account for $67 million spent from an Obamacare implementation slush fund. "Specifically, the IRS did...Show More Summary
Dan Tangherlini is the administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA), the federal government's acquisition and real estate management agency. He previously served as the Treasury Department's assistant secretary for management, chief financial officer and chief performance officer. Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — A Treasury investigator says tax collections from reluctant taxpayers dropped for the second straight year in 2012. The Treasury inspector general for tax administration says budget cuts at the Internal Revenue Service are resulting in lower revenues for the federal government. Show More Summary
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration today released The Internal Revenue Service Needs to Improve the Comprehensiveness, Accuracy, Reliability, and Timeliness of the Tax Gap Estimate (2013-IE-R008): Synopsis The Tax Gap is defined as the difference between the true tax liability in any year and the amount of tax...
General Services Administration chief Dan Tangherlini will take to the Twitterverse on Tuesday to lead a town hall-style question-and-answer session about his agency’s work in technology, government data, workspace innovation and energy-saving federal buildings. The discussion will be hosted by Business … Continue reading ?
The General Services Administration will raise its travel-reimbursement rates for federal employees this year but plans to end its conference-lodging allowance, the agency announced last week. Standard lodging rate for employees who travel for work will increase from $77 to $83 … Continue reading ?
Federal buildings have served as the backdrop for scores of movie and television scenes over the years, with some of the cameo appearances — to use that term loosely — raise revenue for the government. The General Services Administration, which … Continue reading ?
On the outskirts of Boston Harbor, a 110-year-old lighthouse sits on Graves Island, and the US General Services Administration is auctioning off this piece of maritime history. The public sale was due to end last week, but any new bid adds 24 hours to the clock. Show More Summary
In December, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) named SOM the winner of an international competition to design the new Los Angeles courthouse, beating out three other shortlisted teams for the contract to design the $318 million project. The 600,000-square-foot
Windstream enhanced its profile in the federal government space as its Pinnacle IT software subsidiary won a seat on the General Services Administration's IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle.
How the CIO of the U.S. General Services Administration promotes fresh thinking in technology.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Dan Tangherlini has officially opened the U.S. Department
The government meetings business is in a tough spot these days. After a 2012 scandal over the General Services Administration spending millions on lavish Las Vegas conferences, and another involving the Internal Revenue Service, the Obama administration passed tough new … Continue reading ?
For the IRS, the hits just keep on coming. The no longer obscure watchdog known as the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has a new bestseller: Analysis of Executive Travel Within the Internal Revenue Service. Ever since the Tea Party scandal, this inspector’s reports are pretty important. Now, he takes on IRS travel. This [...]
Casey Coleman, the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) knows a thing or two about the challenges that private-sector businesses face...