Peraton’s Temporary IRS Software Contract Survives Challenge


Oct. 13, 2021, 3:59 PM

Peraton Inc. may keep its interim no-bid contract for tax software with the Internal Revenue Service, now that the U.S. Court for Federal Claims has denied a rival’s request for a preliminary injunction on public-interest and other grounds.

The factors for Harmonia Holdings Group LLC’s likelihood of success in the suit don’t resolve the case, Judge Kathryn C. Davis said for the court. But the company failed to show irreparable harm, Davis said in an opinion docketed Tuesday.

Further, the “potential disruption to the efficient administration of the nation’s tax system far outweighs the non-specific, policy-based harms” that Peraton complained …