TAA Designated Countries

TAA Designated Countries

What is TAA Compliance? (Updated: February 2024 ) How do you know if you are TAA Compliant? TAA refers to the Trade Agreement Act. Under 19 USC 2501 Trade Agreements Act government agencies may only purchase US-made or designated country end products or US or...
What is the VETS-4212 Report?

What is the VETS-4212 Report?

The VETS-4212 report is an annual report required by some contractors and subcontractors to show they are proactively hiring veterans. Find out what the report needs to include, who needs to file and when it’s due.

What is the FAS Catalog Platform (FCP)?

What is the FAS Catalog Platform (FCP)?

GSA is retiring SIP and replacing the catalog upload process with the FAS Catalog Platform (FCP). The FCP is a web-based tool that is looking to replace SIP with its catalog upload features and more. Contractors must prepare for the upcoming transition expected to be released sometime in Fiscal Year 2024.

This GSA Schedule Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) Option

This GSA Schedule Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) Option

Why Vendors Should Choose to Opt-In to TDR- Existing GSA Schedule holders and new vendors going through the contract award process (offeror) have the option to participate in the Transactional Data Reporting program if their products or services fall under one of the eligible Special Item Numbers referenced in the TDR program. Understand the benefits and requirements of the TDR program.

Understand GSA Commercial Sales Practices Requirements

Understand GSA Commercial Sales Practices Requirements

Federal Supply Schedules are focused on having the best price available from schedule holders. One way to ensure they are doing so is through Commercial Sales Practices. The common discounts are examined by the Contracting Officer for the offerings. But this method might not be for every company. We examined what commercial sales practices are, why they are important to your schedule, and evaluated what kind of business this practice would be a good fit for.

GSA MAS Solicitation Refresh #16

GSA MAS Solicitation Refresh #16

When GSA releases refreshes #16 in May 2023, it will bring regulatory changes to the MAS solicitation, updates for Joint Ventures, and changes to Special Item Numbers (SINs) which may require an additional action or change the way your contract is managed. All new and existing GSA Schedule contractors must be aware of updates and review this refresh carefully. 

How do CSA’s and EULA’s Work on GSA Schedules?

How do CSA’s and EULA’s Work on GSA Schedules?

We have seen contractors have concerns with the wording on the Commercial Supplier Agreements (CSA). How can you ensure that your CSA is government compliant? We have some tips and clauses to look for to ensure your Commercial Supplier Agreement can pass through legal review with ease.

Some Contracts May Face Suspension from GSA Advantage

Some Contracts May Face Suspension from GSA Advantage

Starting October 3, 2022, GSA will suspend contractors from GSA Advantage! that are not compliant with providing orders status before the order delivery due date has passed. GSA sends out bi-weekly emails to non-compliant contractors that have scores of 50% or below with at least 11 items on the report. This does not cancel contract, but removes them from GSA Advantage.

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