Things to do
Getting registered is important. Getting Registered with the FPTAC is important if you wish to talk to one of our Contract Specialist.
SAMs: Getting registered with SAM, is important if you want the government to a. find you and b. pay you.
REGISTRATION THINGS TO DO
You must be registered with the Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Network to be able to become a client of the PTAC. This process is quick and easy, just go to the above site link, put in your zip code or choose Fort Walton Beach PTAC and get registered in just minutes. Remember there is no cost to ever meet with a PTAC or SBDC councelor.
Getting a DUNs number is the first step in getting registered and finding opportunities to bid on. This step will phased out in December of 2020, right now it's important to get registered with them. There is NO COST to get registered and get a DUNs number.
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We have taken all the forms you need to be registered with the federal government, the SBA's Dynamic Business Search and our Bid Service and rolled it into one form. All the info and questions will allow you to be able to either get registered yourself and have our PTAC Counselor assist you in getting registered. Remember, getting registered with SAMs is not going to do more then get you a CAGE code and give them the information they need to pay you.
This is the SBA's search database for small, minority, women, veteran and HUBZone Companies. The combined goals for the federal government are:
- 23 percent of prime contracts for small businesses
- 5 percent of prime and subcontracts for women-owned small businesses
- 5 percent of prime contracts and subcontracts for small disadvantaged businesses
- 3 percent of prime contracts and subcontracts for HUBZone small businesses
- 3 percent of prime and subcontracts for service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses
- NOTE: ADDING THIS ALL UP? THAT'S 61% UNRESTRICTED ANYONE CAN BID AT ANY PRICE.
6. WHAT IS A 8a SET ASIDE?
- To help provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the 8(a) Business Development program. ... Compete for set-aside and sole-source contracts in the program.
- Members of Non-designated groups - Read me first!
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