About GSA Contracts

Letter of Supply for Business with the Government

A GSA Schedule Letter of Supply is a required document for resellers looking to do business with the government. In this article we explain in detail what a Letter of Supply is, whether it is  mandatory for a GSA contract holder, how to determine if your business needs it, and what the requirements are for obtaining one.

Looking Ahead – GSA Initiatives to Watch in 2021-2022

Year 2021 is going to bring up a range of changes for GSA MAS Contractors. Ongoing GSA Schedule modernization continues and requires you, being a GSA Schedule holder, to take some actions. In this article we cover important GSA initiatives you should definitely pay attention to in 2021-2022.

How to Grow a Small Business Through a GSA Schedule

Growing a small business is never an easy task, let alone in the uncharted territory of the post-pandemic market. If you’re a business owner looking to maximise your opportunities, and have some experience of selling to the U.S. Government, your company could then be eligible for a GSA Schedule and the fantastic benefits that come alongside it.

Should you Hire a Consultant for GSA Schedule Maintenance?

Like a real vehicle, a GSA Schedule requires maintenance or else, it could break down. While you can certainly maintain your GSA contract in-house, there is another option to consider; hire a GSA Schedule consultant. In this article we will review pros and cons of hiring a consultant for your GSA Schedule maintenance.

What to Do After Getting a GSA Schedule

It is done! Finally, your efforts have paid off with spades, and you are now the proud owner of a brand new GSA Schedule contract. Is it time to open a bottle of champagne and get complacent? Or is there anything else you should do after getting a GSA Schedule? You bet! In fact, the work merely begins now.

What is the Industrial Funding Fee (IFF)?

The Industrial Funding Fee is a fee the GSA applies to all reported sales, in order to cover its operating costs. In this article we will take a closer look at what the IFF is, how to calculate it, and what permissible ways there are, to pay this fee to the GSA.

FDPS Report Function Transits to Beta.SAM.gov. Are You Ready?

FPDS.gov has moved its reports to the new platform, beta.SAM.gov, in 2020. Since the transition finished, all the reporting capabilities of the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) are now available at beta.SAM.gov. The process required you to act by the end of January, 2020. In this article we will explain what you should know about the transition.

What is Priority Purchasing with The AbilityOne® Program?

Blind and significantly disabled people face considerable obstacles when searching for competitive employment, leaving 70% unable to find a job in the U.S. But thanks to the AbilityOne program, over 45,000 people with blindness or serious disabilities, including 3,000 veterans, are now in stable employment. The training, wages and experience provided through AbilityOne allows them to participate fully in their communities, support their families, and gain independence.