VA, IRS and GSA initiate emergency acquisition authorities

“At least four agencies have implemented emergency acquisition authorities to make it easier to award contracts to support coronavirus relief efforts.”

“The General Services Administration, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the IRS raised the micro-purchase threshold (MPT) and the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT) in the last week.”

“The Defense Department on March 17 raised the threshold for sole source 8(a) contracts to $100 million as required under the 2020 Defense authorization bill.”

“This is a huge increase, given typically the threshold for 8(a) contracts at DoD has been $22 million…”

“All three agencies raised their thresholds for purchases made in the U.S., while only GSA and IRS increased the thresholds for purchases made outside the U.S.”

“The micro purchase threshold is increased to…” Read the full article here.

Source: Agencies initiate emergency acquisition authorities – By Jason Miller, March 20, 2020. Federal News Network.


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