The inaugural GSA SmartPay Travel Card App takes the worries out of official government travel. It stores Agency/Organization Program Coordinator (AOPC) information, making it easier than ever for travelers to report any issues that occur with their cards while on the road. The Travel Card App also contains tax exemption information, so travelers will know when their business lodging and rental car costs are exempt from state sales tax and if there any forms that must be filled out.
Next Generation of Payment Solutions will Help Federal Agencies Efficiently Meet Mission Needs
WASHINGTON — The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced that Citibank, N.A. and U.S. Bank were awarded contracts for GSA SmartPay® 3, the next generation of the largest government charge card and payment solutions program in the world.
On August 29, 2017, GSA Senior Procurement Executive (SPE), Jeff Koses, signed an Acquisition Letter and SPE Memorandum in response to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts.
- Acquisition Letter MV-17-03 - Class Deviation - Exercise of Special Emergency Procurement Procedures
- SPE Memorandum 2017-08-29 - Relief Efforts for Hurricane Harvey
NSSC Purchase Card Team Attends GSA SmartPay Training Forum
Members of the NSSC Purchase Card Team attended the GSA SmartPay Training Forum in Phoenix, AZ.
DPAP Deviation Bumps Micro-Purchase Threshold
Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) Director Claire Grady has issued a class deviation revising the micro-purchase threshold, as directed by the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
When acquiring Department of Defense (DoD) supplies or services using DoD funding, in lieu of the definition at FAR 2.101, contracting officers and other individuals with micro-purchase authority shall consider the micro-purchase threshold to be $5,000 (10 USC 2338), except: