Guidance and Support for Government Contractors

By: s.m.amend | March 30, 2017

The General Services Administration’s Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) rule states that contractors must electronically report prices paid by the federal government for goods and services purchased through GSA schedules. Using a phased-in approach affecting select schedules, the TDR pilot program has corresponding reporting requirements that contractors must know.

During the conversion from 72A reporting to the TDR reporting system: For current schedule holders, reporting starts 30 days after the end of the first month of the quarter following acceptance of the mass mod.  New contractor reporting requirements start 30 days after the month of contractor award.

For IFF reporting purposes, contractors are not required to change their cu...

By: s.m.amend | March 20, 2017

General Services Administration’s new Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) rule states that contractors must electronically report prices paid by the federal government for goods and services purchased through GSA acquisition vehicles. (Interact.gsa.gov). GSA intends to gain market intelligence about pricing, while improving efficiency and reducing requirements that many contractors found challenging.

TDR is significant not only because of the new reporting requirement, but also because it eliminates the long-standing task for contractors to track their Basis of Award customer’s price reductions, as the new Price Reductions clause does not include a BOA tracking stipulation.

Using a phased-in approach affecting select schedules and SINs, the ...

By: s.m.amend | August 29, 2016


On June 13, 2016, the General Services Administration issued the final Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) rule.  TDR requirements state that contractors must electronically report costs paid by the federal government for goods and services procured from GSA contract vehicles.  The goals of TDR are to reduce tracking requirements, save taxpayer dollars, and gain valuable market intelligence. 

The TDR pilot program began August 2016.  Requirements will be phased in, affecting select schedules over the next few months.  Gsa.gov’s blog states that TDR will not become permanent before the pilot program is evaluated for at least one year. 

Going forward, schedule holders are no longer responsible for tracking price reductions to their Basis of...

By: Jordan M. Lebowitz | April 13, 2015

Blog Carrie Grigg | Government Contracts Specialist


The General Services Administration (GSA) set October 1, 2015 as the official date to consolidate their professional services schedules into one contract, known as the PSS (Professional Services Schedule).  


A few  points to know about the PSS migration:

  • If your firm holds one professional services schedule, you will do nothing until October 1.   Single schedule holders would not have received the migration letter that multiple affected schedule holders received. In August, single schedule holders will see a mass modification which they are required to accept. The mod states that effective October 1, 2015, your company will be known as a PSS firm.  
  • Firms with two or more affected sched...

By: Jordan M. Lebowitz | February 10, 2015

GSA’s roll out of their PSS solicitation was slated for March 2015, however it was announced last week that the new start date is October 1, 2015.


How does this impact your GSA Schedule?

Should your business wait for the October release or apply under 00CORP?


Contact Arrowhead for analysis.


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