What Public Contractors Should Know About the False Claims Act & Federal Taxes: Qui Tam?

The False Claims Act permits a private person, known as a relator, to bring a qui tam civil action “in the name of the [Federal] Government,” 31 U.S.C. §3730(b), against “any person” who “knowingly presents… a false or fraudulent claim for payment” to the Government or to certain third parties acting on the Government’s behalf, §§3729(a), (b)(2).

Federal Government Contracting and the Subcontractor – How Does Subcontractors Avoid Legal Problems in Public Contracting?

The first Step in Avoiding Litigation – The subcontractor must understand the federal market place, the rules and regulations governing federal acquisition of goods and services by the U.S. federal government are codified in the Federal Acquisition Regulations.


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The Deadline for Employers and Other Payors for Sending Forms W-2, 1099-NEC and 1099 MISC is Approaching Fast! Penalties for Failure to Meet the January 31, 2022 Deadline Without Reasonable Cause Are Drastic!

The federal income tax regulations require that anyone engaged in a trade or business must report compensation paid on Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns and Form 1099 for non-employee compensation over $ 600 and on Form W-2 for employee compensation.