Procurement articles

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

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Materials on new DoD cybersecurity regulations available

Video, self-assessment handbook on new DoD cybersecurity regulations released

PTAC news you can use: Beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing

Look out for deceptive practices in government contracting.

Doing business with the government

How to cut through the acres of red tape? MO PTAC knows.

Veterans first!

VA, state of Missouri programs give priority to veteran-owned businesses.

Government procurement FAQs

Frequently asked questions about selling to the government, answered.

How to complete the System for Award Management (SAM) registration

Step-by-step instructions for completing the SAM registration now often required by many large prime contractors.

MO PTAC is No. 1

Army major calls organization “No. 1 resource for information on how to do business with the government.”

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.

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.