BENEFITS OF THE REVISED A-76
public-private competitions reducing time from three years to one year.
- Save taxpayers
30% of the cost of current government functions.
small business since according to the Department of Defense 79% of the
time when the private sector wins, the competition is won by a small
- Open up
jobs to all Americans from members of the construction trades to computer
PURPOSE OF OMB CIRCULAR A-76
rely on a mix of public and private sector sources to perform a wide variety
of recurring commercial activities that are needed to conduct the business
of government. These activities range all the way from custodial services
to data collection, computer services and research, testing, and maintenance
of equipment used by our nation's war fighters. A-76 establishes the policies
and procedures for identifying commercial activities and determining the
best provider of the services.
a level playing field for all offerors
an easy, fair and well-understood process
excessive delays that have plagued process in the past
major savings for taxpayer
innovation and improves performance
accountability for results