GAO Backs Booz Allen's IRS Contract In IT Co.'s Protest

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday shot down an information technology company's protest of the Internal Revenue Service's cancellation of a support services contract, finding the agency was justified in handing a similar, temporary contract to Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. before it shifts the work in-house.

Vinculum Solutions Inc. has been up in arms since the IRS called off a small business contract for support work on the Earned Income Tax Credit program, citing budgetary constraints, and awarded a short-term, single source contract to Booz...
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