Posts Tagged ‘Regulations’

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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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Power supply energy efficiency regulations
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SIA Applauds Enactment of Power and Security Systems Act

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Association led a yearlong effort to preserve an important provision in federal energy efficiency requirements critical to the operation of security systems. Silver Spring, Md. —President Donald Trump recently signed into law the Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act, P.L. 115-78, culminating a year-long effort led by the Security Industry Association (SIA) to preserve an…

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How Business Tax Reform Benefits the Security Industry

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Last month, Congressional Republicans and senior officials in the Trump Administration released their Unified Tax Reform Framework, and work on tackling a campaign pledge to overhaul the nation’s tax laws began in earnest. More details are expected from the Congressional tax committees as early as this week. Their goal is to enact the most sweeping…

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Legislation to Extend Life-Safety Power Supply Exemption Pending President’s Signature

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On Oct. 24, Congress presented to President Donald Trump a bill to enact the Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act (S. 190), culminating a year-long effort led by the Security Industry Association (SIA) to preserve an important provision in federal energy efficiency requirements critical to the operation of security and fire alarm systems. Drafted with…

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Crucial Power Supply Exemption One Step Closer to Enactment

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Despite the July 1 expiration of an energy efficiency exemption for security/life-safety power supplies, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently confirmed it will not take any related enforcement actions in light of action in Congress on H.R. 511/S.190, the Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act. In the latest action, the U.S. Senate passed S.…

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