Updates for Agencies & Circular Letters
New GPO Surcharge Rate Effective January 1, 2015
These rates will take effect for orders received by GPO after December 31, 2014.
Treasury Account Symbol (TAS) and Business Event Type Code (BETC)
Effective April 14, 2014, the SPA agreements used by each of GPO's central and regional offices were revised. In addition, GPO has developed an enhanced on-line database for its authorized users which includes real time certified vendors and authorized customer agencies for each office SPA.
To read more about these enhancements, go to: http://gpo.gov/customers/spa.htm
Updates to the CFR Schedule
Updates to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Schedule can be found in the Quick Links section of the website for the Official Journals of Government. Circular Letters
Circular Letters form a vital communications link between the U.S. Government Printing Office and its customers in the Federal community. Receive a brief e-mail message each time a new Circular Letter is published on the Web. Send your e-mail address, name, and the name of your agency to email@example.com. To see a complete listing, go to Circular Letters.
Interagency Council on Printing and Publications Services
The meetings take place on the second Wednesday of every other month at GPO in the Carl Hayden Room from 1:00-2:30 ET. If you are a Federal Customer and would like to participate in the meetings, please submit your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add you to our email reminder list. All meetings are available for Federal customers via teleconference to accommodate our regional customers.
Meetings are normally on Wednesday’s however due to a scheduling conflict the next ICPPS meeting will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2014.History and Purpose of ICPPS
The Interagency Council on Printing and Publishing Services was established on April 14, 1976, as an advisory body to the Public Printer. Activities of the Council are credited with extensive improvements to the Federal Printing Program. The Council's activities support and enhance these organizations in meeting their communication mission through the GPO by:
Printing has evolved as a result of technological advances forms and social media The ICPPS recognizes this evolution and strives to incorporate these advances into our business practices.Council Goals
National Account Managers (NAMs)
Quality Control for Procured Printing
Finance & Funding Options
GPO Online Paper Store
Simplified Purchase Agreement - SPA
The Institute at GPO