A centralized, one-stop platform for businesses to access services to help them grow and hire. Uses technology to connect small businesses and exporters to the services and information relevant to them, from various agency's websites.
FAR provides uniform policies for government acquisition of supplies and services by executive agencies of the United States government. It is issued and maintained jointly by the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and NASA. Also useful is an explanation of FAR from the SBA.
The "single government point-of-entry for Federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000." Government buyers advertise business opportunities in this one online location handy for commercial vendors.
Department of Labor wage determinations under the Davis-Bacon Act. All Federal Government construction contracts and most contracts for federally assisted construction over $2,000 must contain Davis-Bacon wage determinations.
Intended as a "portal to all export-related assistance and market information offered by the federal government", includes sections on: export basics; market research; partners & trade leads; pricing, quotes, negotiations; shipping & documentation; finance; trade shows & events; counseling & advocacy; and help with trade problems.
Long-term contracts between the General Services Administration and commercial firms to provide supplies and services to government agencies. Includes links to the schedules and information for contractors on how to participate.
Searchable index of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). NAICS is scheduled to be reviewed every 5 years for potential revisions, so that the classification system can keep pace with the changing economy. So new NAICS codes may be created every 5 years.
Intended to be a "one stop shop" for companies wanting to do business with the Department of Defense, Allows the user to search for specific solicitations, appropriate Web sites, and e-business resources.
Information intended to help business start up, cope with regulations, and expand markets. Includes sections on business planning, registering your business, marketing leads, where to get help, where to locate, and links to reference materials.
Links to Texas tax rules, tax code, tax forms, sales tax information, seminars, and publications. Also includes the State Tax Automated Research (STAR) System which provides "a comprehensive online tax policy research system."