News Monthly Archives: January 2015

SBA Proposed Rule Would Change Limitations on Subcontracting

Limitations on Subcontracting: SBA Proposes Sweeping Changes By Steven Koprince   Posted to  on January 5, 2014 The limitations on subcontracting would undergo sweeping changes under a recent SBA proposal. On December 29, the SBA issued a proposed rule to … Continued

GSA Seeking Greater Agility for IT Contracts

GSA wants to make it easier for agencies to buy agile By Jack Moore  for    January 8, 2015 Federal agencies are increasingly looking for ways to shake up the often sluggish process of buying information technology. And if … Continued

Where are Federal Contracting Dollars Spent?

The 10 Categories Where Federal Agencies Spend the Most on Contracting By Eric Katz, Government   January 8, 2015 For the last several months, the Obama administration has trumpeted its initiative to simplify the federal acquisition process. The main … Continued

SBA Proposes Clarifications Regarding Presumption of Affiliation

Family Relationships & Affiliation: SBA Proposes Clarifications By Steven Koprince         January 7, 2014 The SBA’s regulations regarding affiliation between companies controlled by close family members would be clarified under a proposed rule introduced on December 29. Under the SBA’s … Continued

Changes are coming to GSA Professional Service Schedules!

FAS Consolidating MAS Professional Services offerings GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) is in the process of consolidating its Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) services offerings in an effort to improve usability and reduce costs. As of September 2014, there over 4,400 … Continued

PTAC Hosts Intensive DCAA Training for Navajo Nation

NCAIED Facilitating High-Level Government Contract Training, Starts With Navajo Nation The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) hosted a specialized Defense accounting training for the Navajo Nation in Window Rock, Arizona. The session focused … Continued