Posts Tagged ‘Regulations’

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Update on Video Surveillance Procurement Provisions in 2019 Defense Bill (Sec. 889)

This update follows a July 2018 communication to SIA members on a provision under consideration as part of the annual defense bill (National Defense Authorization Act, “NDAA”) that would restrict federal procurement of products and services involving video surveillance, telecommunications and radio communications equipment produced by certain Chinese firms.

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UAS FAQ for the Security Industry

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SIA is pleased to unveil its UAS FAQ for the Security Industry to assist security providers and practitioners in comprehending the unmanned aerial system (UAS) regulatory landscape prior to procuring and operating aerial drones for commercial security purposes. The fact sheet covers general regulatory requirements for UAS operations, counter-UAS rules and potential legal action, pilot certification requirements and UAS waiver authorization for certain UAS operations.

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Tax Incentives for Security Systems and Fire Protection Systems
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SIA Explains Tax Incentives for Security and Fire Protection Systems in New Fact Sheet

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) today released a fact sheet, “New Tax Incentives for Security and Fire Protection Systems,” to explain how new U.S. tax reforms allow many businesses to deduct the full cost of security and fire protection systems as an expense for the tax year in which they are placed in service. Under…

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SIA Applauds Key Provision in Tax Reform Law for Security and Fire Protection Systems

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Silver Spring, Md.—On Dec. 22, President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, P.L. 115-97, which implements tax reform to lower the after-tax cost of security and fire protection systems for small- and medium-sized businesses. The Security Industry Association (SIA) led a coalition of industry groups urging negotiators to…

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