Procurement articles

Here is a collection of articles to help answer your questions about doing business with federal, state and local government.

MO PTAC is #1 source for government contracting information

MO PTAC specialists help Missouri small businesses understand federal, state and local government needs and how to respond with proposals for goods and services.

Government procurement FAQs

Frequently asked questions about selling to the government, answered.

What’s really involved in selling to the government?

Any agency that spends money on behalf of a governmental entity should be considered as a source of potential governmental funds.

Bonding basics

Know the types of bonds and when they’re required for federal contracts.

Certifications required to sell to the federal government

Contracting with the federal government requires persistence and patience. Registering with E-Verify and SAM are important steps.

SBA HUBZone Program

The Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Empowerment Contracting Program is designed to stimulate economic development and create jobs in urban and rural communities by providing federal contracting preferences to small businesses.

Green supply chain requirements mean major changes for small Missouri businesses

Buyers of products in the United States require their suppliers to track and reduce environmental impacts.

MO PTAC counselors offer guidance to businesses seeking contracts with government agencies

When considering target markets for their products and services, many business owners often overlook one with nearly limitless potential — local, state and federal government.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers

Main page for the Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers.