E is For…EPA

The Economic Price Adjustment (EPA) clause applies to GSA Schedule contracts, and allows for price increases over the life of your contract, under specific circumstances. The amount and timing of any … [Read more...]

Subcontracting Opportunities With the Department of Defense

Whenever a large business is awarded a contract over a certain dollar amount, they must submit a Subcontracting Plan to the agency. The Subcontracting Plan details exactly how they will reach out to … [Read more...]

SBA Increases Some Small Business Size Standards

Effective August 17, the SBA will be increasing many of the standards they use to determine if a business is considered ‘Small’ for federal contracting opportunities. Some businesses currently … [Read more...]

Say Goodbye to FedBizOpps   

Before end of the year, the FedBizOpps website will be shut down, and replaced by the centralized beta.SAM.gov system.   Once on the new SAM.gov system, the FedBizOpps name will be replaced by … [Read more...]

Small-Business Set-Asides – Limits on Subcontracting

If a contract is a small business set-aside, the small business must perform a certain percentage of the work themselves - Federal Acquisitions limit how much of the work can be subcontracted. FAR … [Read more...]

Regulations Encourage Communication with Industry

  Before the Formal Solicitation is Posted At the beginning of the procurement process, any communication with industry is considered market research.(FAR Part 10), which can help the … [Read more...]