Arlington, Virginia - October 1, 2014 - Fors Marsh Group LLC (FMG), a DC-area research and consulting firm, has been awarded a five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Office of Research with expertise in methods of experimental economics for use in estimating how various taxpayer services influence the level of taxpayer filing and voluntary compliance.
‘FMG is proud to announce this extension of our relationship with the IRS,' said Ben Garthwaite, senior vice president. ‘We've been a partner to the IRS for a number of years and this BPA will provide another opportunity for us to continue supporting the IRS' use of research to solve complex challenges and better serve taxpayers.'
Under the BPA, FMG will conduct economic research using a variety of data collection methods including surveys, field studies, and behavior-based laboratory experiments.
As a research partner to the IRS, FMG consistently solves problems while maintaining the highest levels of scientific rigor and transparency. In addition to the newly announced BPA, FMG hold multi-year contracts to provide the IRS with research and consulting support in the following subject areas:
About Fors Marsh Group
Headquartered in Arlington, Va., Fors Marsh Group LLC is a certified small business dedicated to providing research support and strategy consulting for improved organizational decision making. Fors Marsh Group supports Government agencies including Defense Human Resources Activity, Federal Voting Assistance Program, Internal Revenue Service , Food and Drug Administration, General Services Administration, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). For more information, please visit forsmarshgroup.com.
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