GSA Business News

Pitfalls of GSA contracting in 2023

Winning a GSA contract is a desirable goal for many businesses. However, there is a potentially misleading school of thought that holding a GSA Schedule contract is all roses. Many business owners think of a GSA Schedule as if it were just another sales channel; very profitable, yes, but still very much the same as other ways of doing business. The truth is: GSA contracting has its pitfalls and drawbacks too. And some of them can literally ruin your profits.

How can I bill the government on GSA contracts?

GSA Schedule contracts are one of the most popular contracting vehicles small and medium businesses can use to get access to clients in the federal market. With government spending growing each year, securing a GSA contract still looks to be a lucky ticket for almost any company, regardless of what products or services it sells.

But how exactly can you bill the government? What are the required documents? How long does it take to receive payments from federal buyers? Let’s find answers in this article.

How to Add a Product to your GSA Schedule

Whenever you need to add a new product or service to your existing GSA Schedule, or even if you want to add a new SIN to your GSA contract, the GSA provides a way to do this – the eOffer/eMod system. Here is how you can use eMod to submit a modification to your Schedule.

GSA Revises & Extends Moratorium on EPA Restrictions

In March 2022, the GSA introduced Economic Price Adjustment (EPA) exemptions to compensate for possible losses that GSA Schedule contract holders may face due to changes in the worldwide economic situation. Recently, the GSA revised and extended the Moratorium on EPA restrictions. Here is what you need to know about this.

What is TAA Compliant? Understanding GSA Policies

Let’s talk about TAA compliance once again. This regulation raises a lot of questions over and over, and we still receive requests from potential MAS contract holders to hear more about TAA compliance and how to maintain it. So, here we are.

GSA Auctions. Complete Guide 2022

When the government no longer needs some equipment, vehicles or other goods anymore, it sells such items. And so GSA Auctions is exactly the way you can purchase such vehicles at a surprisingly affordable price. Well, as long as you know how to do this. In this guide we explain how to benefit from auctions on GSA and get what you need cheaper.


How To Get On GSA Professional Services Schedule (PSS)

GSA MAS Schedules are a $45 billion government contract issued to thousands of approved vendors that enables them to supply products and services to the U.S. Government. The GSA Professional Services Schedule (formerly GSA 00CORP) is one of the twelve Large Categories under the GSA Multiple Award Schedule Program, covering every kind of service the government could possibly need. In this article, we will explore what opportunities are available under the GSA PSS category, why you should consider getting a GSA PSS Contract, and how you can successfully apply for one.

Who Can Help Get GSA Certified

Ok, getting on a GSA Schedule is a non-trivial business. Let’s face it: if you have little or no experience in cooperating with government agencies and working under terms of GSA contract compliance, you will have hard times getting on a GSA Schedule. There are available resources you can leverage to help yourself secure that lucrative GSA contract. 


What is the GSA?

The GSA, or the General Services administration, serves the purpose of facilitating supply of products and services to US government offices, provides federal employees with transportation and office space, and implements government-wide cost-cutting programs and other administrative activities.

What Is the Difference between GSA Advantage and eBuy

In this article we examine differences between GSA eBuy and GSA Advantage federal acquisition platforms. While both are designed to assist vendors in delivering their products and services to federal, municipal and local institutions, there are important differences between GSA eBuy and Advantage services that you should know about.