Board Tosses Part Of AECOM Iraq Contract Appeal

Law360, New York (October 26, 2010, 2:58 PM EDT) -- The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals has dealt a blow to efforts by AECOM Government Services Inc. to recoup more than $2 million in employment taxes that a 2008 law imposed on an offshore subsidiary handling a work force training contract in Iraq.

In an Oct. 13 decision, the appeals board rejected AECOM's arguments that the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act breached the government's implied duty of good faith and fair dealing by targeting a Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax exemption for offshore...
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