U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District for a virtual, one on one capability briefing

Don’t miss this opportunity to schedule an appointment with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District for a virtual, one on one capability briefing. It is an excellent opportunity to learn about upcoming opportunities, showcase your company’s expertise and establish relationships.  The Omaha District has dedicated 1 day a month for the next 3 … Read more

Quarterly Newsletter: December 2020

In case you missed our latest newsletter, you can view it here. Be sure to click the button at the top of the newsletter to subscribe.   Articles include: Micro-Purchases on Credit Card: A Business Opportunity? Indefinite Delivery Contracts New Video Tutorial: Learn How to Search for Federal Opportunities in beta.sam.gov! And training opportunities you don’t … Read more

Micro-Purchases on a Credit Card– A Business Opportunity?

According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), about 70 percent of all federal procurement transactions are for routine, lower value products/services known as micro-purchases. On August 31st, 2020 the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) was officially updated to reflect the new, federal “micro-purchase threshold” of $10,000.  Micro-purchases can be made on a government purchase card (GPC) … Read more

Don’t Miss Out!!! Current Federal Opportunities!

There are 138 active postings for federal opportunities in the state of Montana.  Some examples include: Notice ID:  1282A721Q4001 Forest Service – 50 Ton Folding Gooseneck Trailer – Offers due Dec 30, 2020   Notice ID:  FA4626-21-Q-0001 Malmstrom Air Force Base – Laundry Services – Offers due Jan 7, 2021   Notice ID: 12805B21Q0039 USDA … Read more

NEW VIDEO TUTORIAL!!! Learn how to search for federal opportunities in beta.sam.gov!

Visit the Montana PTAC YouTube channel for a tutorial on how to search for federal opportunities over $25K and set up saved searches that will also notify you of new opportunities.  This same subject was previously recorded in May 2020 but has since been re-recorded to include some new information.  CLICK HERE to watch the … Read more

Should my business apply for WOSB or EDWOSB?

Should my business apply for WOSB or EDWOSB? Now that the SBA has formally taken over the certification process for the Woman Owned Small Business and Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB/EDWOSB) program, many businesses are wondering which one to apply for. The differences in the certifications have to deal with the NAICS codes … Read more

Indefinite Delivery Contracts

Frequently, the government can specify accurately what it intends to purchase but cannot define the delivery dates or the quantities. There are three types of these contract vehicles guided by Federal Acquisition Regulation 16.5: definite-quantity contracts, requirements contracts, and indefinite-quantity contracts. They are used when the buying agency cannot determine a specified minimum, or the … Read more

Congress Approves Government-wide SDVOSB Certification Requirement; Transfers CVE to SBA

The House and Senate have agreed to eliminate service-disabled veteran-owned small business self-certification and adopt a government-wide SDVOSB certification requirement, while transferring control of the certification process from the VA to the SBA.  Read the full article published by Koprince Law LLC by clicking HERE!