Doing Business With the Treasury Department

In addition to Treasury Headquarters there are eight Bureaus, making up 98% of the Treasury workforce Alcohol & Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau of Engraving & Printing Bureau of Fiscal … [Read more...]

Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) apply to all federal contracts, and are used by all federal agencies when they purchase supplies or services. Some regulations are printed out in … [Read more...]

What Makes a Successful Federal Contractor? Do Your Research!

The government wants to work with established, reliable businesses – with a track record of supplying quality goods and services, delivered on time and within budget. Does the government buy the … [Read more...]

What is a ‘J&A’ Document?

A Justification and Approval (J&A) document is required if the Contracting Officer needs to award a contract without competition. Federal Acquisition Regulation #6.302 lists the circumstances … [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...]