Need an extra hand? Use Assisted Acquisitions.

If your agency needs help buying information technology (IT), our Assisted Acquisitions team can support you. NITAAC becomes your Contracting Officer guiding you in accordance with your agency’s policies and the Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR).
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Deadline for end of Fiscal Year 2023 Assisted Acquisitions

Interagency agreements must be received by August 1, 2023 for new Assisted Acquisitions to be awarded by the end of the fiscal year. Call or email us to find out how to secure Assisted Acquisitions with NITAAC.

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NITAAC's acquisition professionals are information technology (IT) contracting experts, adept at providing innovative acquisitions solutions. Our FAC-C Digital Services Level-III warranted Contracting Officers (COs) will help you deliver IT products, services and solutions through one of our three Best in Class Government-Wide Acquisitions Contracts (GWACs): CIO-CS, CIO-SP3 or CIO-SP3 Small Business. With Assisted Acquisitions, you'll benefit from the capabilities and expertise of our COs and the efficiencies and economies of our GWACs. It's a win-win for all.

The Senior Procurement Executive of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has certified in accordance with the requirements of Section 801 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2008, and implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 17.703(a), that NITAAC will comply with the Department of Defense (DoD) procurement requirements for FY 2023.

The majority of our Contracting Officers have their Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting, Core-plus specialization in Digital Services (FAC-C-DS). The new FAC is effective June 2018 and required for those assigned to acquisitions consisting primarily of digital services over the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 13.500(c) certain commercial items threshold.

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Procurement Administrative Lead Time (PALT)

Please note the procurement Administrative lead time begins when we receive a complete acquisition package and ends upon award. Typical requirements will be completed within the following lead times:

  • Competitive acquisitions — Up to 90 days
  • Sole Source acquisitions — Up to 30 days

Rate Information

One Fee for All Acquisitions Types

  • 2% of total obligation
  • Cancellation Fee $65.00 per hour of time consumed


(Obligated Amount + NCAF) + Assisted Acquisitions Fee = Total Effort Amount

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