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CT PTAC has a mission to provide marketing and procurement assistance to Connecticut businesses interested in selling their goods or services to federal, state, or local governments. CT PTAC is a statewide program serving all cities and towns in Connecticut.

CT PTAC’s services are provided at no charge.

This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a PTAP cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

What is PTAC?

We help Connecticut businesses identify, compete for, and win federal, state and local government contracts. If you are not a CT business, please click here to find your state’s PTAC.

We can Help

Our assistance comes in the form of teaching, mentoring and coaching. We also provide our clients with a set of electronic tools to research and identify government contracting opportunities.


CT PTAC and CONNSTEP have partnered to assist businesses in Connecticut understand the DFARS 252.204-7012 and NIST 800-171 Cyber Security compliance requirements. This compliance impacts business working on DoD contracts, either as a prime or a subcontractor…

News & Events

CTPTAC Webinar: How to Communicate and Build Relationships with Government Agencies @ Zoom Webinar
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

In this pre-recorded webinar, presenters discuss effective and ineffective ways small businesses use to communicate with, gain information from, and influence key stakeholders in the government.


Presenter: Marisol Herrera, Procurement Specialist, CT PTAC
Registration Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BTntQszgRxOZdFSsiXUvQA
Please submit questions prior to the webinar to: ptac@ctptac.org

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CTPTAC Webinar: How to write a “Government Friendly Capability Statement “ @ Webinar
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

In this WBC/CTPTAC Contracting Series webinar, we will be presenting information on How to write a “Government Friendly” Capability Statement, to include covering key areas needed when soliciting your company capabilities to government agencies, prime contractors, and responding to Bid Opportunities.


Presenter: Valerie Marchand, CT PTAC Procurement Specialist

Registration Here: https://bit.ly/3exB9P0


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CTPTAC Webinar: DCAA Accounting System Requirements @ GoToWebinar
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

The presentation will provide an overview of the preaward accounting system design review process.  Participants will learn what occurs prior to the award of a cost-type contract, what is contained in the SF 1408, and what the applicable DFARS regulations say with regard to what comprises an acceptable accounting system.  Total contract costs, including direct costs and indirect costs will be discussed.  Examples of typically seen indirect rates will be provided as well as a discussion of selecting a proper allocation base will also be provided.  Participants will learn about the FAR Part 31 clauses that cover allowability, allocability, and reasonableness as well as concepts such as Contract Terms, Accounting for Contract Costs, Labor System, Timekeeping, Unallowable Costs, Cost by Contract Line Item, Billings, Cost Accounting Information, and Management Reviews/Internal Audits along with the applicable DFARS clauses.  Finally, some common deficiencies will be discussed.


Presenter: Joseph Greger, Small Business Program Manager, DCAA

Registration Here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7011438723583118349
Please submit questions prior to the webinar to: ptac@ctptac.org

Joseph Greger, Small Business Program Manager, DCAA

Mr. Greger is the Small Business Program Manager and is located at DCAA Headquarters in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.  In this capacity, he serves as the program manager and audit expert for the small business program with responsibility to provide assistance, consultation and internal control with regard to audit requirements and their application to small business.

Mr. Greger graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelors in Accounting.  He began his DCAA career as an Auditor at the Herndon Branch Office in Northern Virginia.  He was promoted to Supervisory Auditor then Branch Manager at the Springfield Branch Office.  Mr. Greger has also served in Headquarters as an OWD Program Manager in the Operations Directorate.

Mr. Greger resides in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19)
☑️Encourage sick employees to stay home.
☑️Instruct employees to wash their hands often with soap and water.
☑️Routinely clean frequently touched surfaces and objects.


The General Service Administration’s (GSA) Office of the Integrated Award Environment (IAE) manages federal procurement and awards processes in ten online systems. These systems include:

  • CFDA.gov (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance)
  • SAM.gov (System for Award Management)
  • FBO.gov (Federal Business Opportunities)
  • FPDS-NG.gov (Federal Procurement Data System – Next Generation)
  • WDOL.gov (Wage Determinations OnLine)
  • eSRS.gov (Electronic Subcontracting Reporting System)
  • FAPIIS.gov (Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System)
  • FSRS.gov (Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act Subaward Reporting System)
  • CPARS.gov (Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System)
  • PPIRS.gov (Past Performance Information Retrieval System)
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