Doing Business with GPO
Each year, the Federal Government spends more than one billion dollars on printing and publishing services. The GPO alone procures a variety of products and services to many businesses and contractors from the private sector.
To find out more about the many opportunities available for your business through the GPO, read the Letter from the Managing Director of Customer Services, download the PDF version of the “How to Do Business with the GPO” catalog, or visit the Publishing Services Examples page for a listing of the print media items we procure.
SPECIAL NOTICE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2008—APPLICABLE TO ALL CONTRACTORS WISHING TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE (GPO)
Every contractor seeking to do business with the GPO must first complete and thereafter maintain the accuracy of its GPO Contractor Connection registration with the following mandatory taxpayer information boxes: “EIN/TIN #” (Employer Identification Number or Taxpayer Identification Number); “Subject to Backup Withholding” (See Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification); and, “Current W-9 Request” (See Form W-9). GPO will withhold payment of any invoices for work completed by any contractor who fails to provide these tax data in GPO Contractor Connection. Such invoices will be declared ineligible for payment until all requirements for payment, including providing these tax data in GPO Contractor Connection, have been satisfied.
All parties seeking to do business with the GPO should provide their tax data to Contractor Connection immediately. Withholding of invoice payment utilizing the tax data will commence on Tuesday, January 1, 2008.
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Working with the GPO has never been easier and more profitable for your business. Sign up instantly for business opportunities with GPO Contractor Connection.
Published in 2003, Contractor Connection allows new vendors to register online to partner with GPO and provides notices and links to additional information relating to doing business with the GPO.