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SIA-Led Coalition Urges Congress to Include Business Expensing Reforms in Tax Overhaul

Eight associations call upon tax committees to allow small and medium businesses to deduct the total cost of security and life safety systems as a business expense​ in the year incurred. Silver Spring, Md. —The Security Industry Association (SIA) recen…

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Details on benefits to small businesses in COVID-19 stimulus bill now signed into law
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Summary of New COVID-19 Stimulus Law “Phase 3”

On March 27, President Trump enacted H.R. 748, known as “Phase 3,” a $2 trillion stimulus package which provides additional aid to the American workforce impacted by COVID-19.  The following is a summary of key provisions that will impact the business operations of SIA and ASIS International members in the United States, including  loan forgiveness…

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SIA Preparedness Update
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Joint Statement on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) From the Electronic Security and Life Safety Industry Associations

[As part of our ongoing efforts to keep you informed about SIA’s efforts to assist its members during this uncertain time, we would like to share with you this joint message from SIA, ESA and TMA.] During this challenging time, the Electronic Security Association (ESA), the Security Industry Association (SIA) and The Monitoring Association (TMA)…

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Participate in the Security PAC

In 2017, SIA launched the Security PAC to help fund political action advancing the needs of SIA members. We’re looking for help from members like you.

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SIA Testifies on Facial Recognition Before California State Assembly

As part of the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) advocacy work on the issue of facial recognition, Jake Parker, SIA’s senior director of government relations, testified on March 10 before the California State Assembly’s Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection. Parker testified before the committee, led by chairman Ed Chau, at “Shaping the Future of Facial…

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SIA Testifies on Facial Recognition Before New Jersey Assembly

As part of the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) advocacy work on the issue of facial recognition, Drake Jamali, SIA’s manager of government relations, testified on Feb. 3 before the New Jersey Assembly of Legislators’ Committee on Science, Innovation and Technology. Jamali’s testimony to the committee, led by Chairman Andrew Zwicker and Vice-Chair Linda Carter, provided…

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