Federal Business News

This section contains links to articles regarding federal busienss and key federal agency news.  Updated daily.

GSA News

GSA Awards BPA for Infrastructure Services

GSA awarded a BPA for Infrastructure Services that will allow new products and services to be built quickly and...Read more

GSA SmartPay Program Begins Roll Out of Secure, Chip & PIN Charge Cards

SmartPay Program will begin issuing Chip & PIN enabled charge cards in...Read more

Message from GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini to Staff

GAO Denies All Protests, Paving the Way for Millions in Savings on Office...Read more

GSA Seeks Ideas for Ronald Reagan Building International Trade Center

Agency in search of market input to improve operations and...Read more

GSA Seeks Developers for FBI Headquarters Project

GSA issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking developers for a new FBI headquarters facility of up to 2.1 million square...Read more

GSA Schedule and Federal Marketing News

GSA Schedules: Spectators and Superstars

TurboGSA has been analyzing GSA sales information for some time now … trying to better understand which contractors are succeeding, and more importantly, what do differently from those who fail to generate contract revenues. We look for tactics and...Read more

Price Reduction Clause Spells Troubles for a GSA Contractor

According to a report published in PC World yesterday, the large technology contractor CA was sued by the Department of Justice for failing to comply with the price reduction clause of its GSA Contract. According to DOJ, this violated the False...Read more

Selling to Government: Help Establish the Agency Buying Vision

Have you ever thought this? You have a great solution to an agency’s problem, but the solicitation contains a few odd requirements.  And maybe the language suggests it is wired for someone else.  It’s not necessarily for any underhanded...Read more

GSA Contract Renewal - First Things First

Before you attempt to extend your GSA contract for another five years, your team needs to understand the renewal process and and begin preparing well before the official renewal process...Read more

GSA Contract Audit – The Video

It usually starts off with an email from someone at GSA, that begins, “As part of your GSA schedule contract requirement, I would like to set up a Contractor Assistance Visit (CAV) review with you on...Read more

SBA News

Small Business Roundtable on Employee Benefits

Small Business Roundtable on Employee Benefits Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon   Dear Small Business Representatives: This is a reminder that we have scheduled a Small Business Roundtable on Employee Benefits issues for January 21, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00...Read more

SBA Environmental Roundtable Meeting

***SBA Environmental Roundtable Meeting*** FRIDAY, January 23, 2015 10 a.m. – noon   TO:                 Interested Persons   FROM:           Kevin Bromberg, Assistant Chief Counsel David Rostker, Assistant Chief Counsel Tabby Waqar, Assistant Chief...Read more

Small Business Tax Roundtable

Small Business Tax Roundtable Thursday, February 12, 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon   Dear Small Business Representatives: This is a reminder that we have scheduled a Small Business Roundtable on Tax issues for February 12, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00...Read more

Federal Agencies Request Information on Ways to Streamline and Modernize the U.S. Immigration System

On November 21, 2014, the President issued a memorandum giving the Secretaries of State and Homeland Security 120 days to lead an effort to develop recommendations on the subject of modernizing and streamlining the U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visa...Read more

SBA Advice

Mucky Duck’s #GetCovered Story: Pub Serves Employee Health

Editor's note: this blog was originally published on...Read more

Get a Fresh Start for the New Year with SBA Resource Partners

Each year the SBA helps more than one million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners with their business start-up and growth. If you have thought about starting your small business...Read more

How to Guesstimate Your Starting Costs

How much will it take to start that new business you’re thinking of? Use these simple steps to develop a good estimate. You don’t get to know for sure, but if you have the discipline...Read more

Trade Deals Would Open New Channels for Small Business Growth

During his State of the Union address, President Obama noted that “21st century businesses, including small businesses, need to sell more American products overseas. … 95 percent of the...Read more

Introducing SBIR Pulse – Real Stories and Impacts from America's Startup Seed Fund

Editors note: This blog is authored by John Williams, Director of Innovation for the US Small Business Administration's Office of Investment and Innovation. Welcome to...Read more

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