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    Question: Can a directed sole source 8a contract be awarded for services that are commercial administrative support. Classifications being General Clerk I, II, III and Administrative Assistant. Better still 8a Indian Nation contractor without competition?


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    Yes.  Anything exceeding a $4M threshold that is non-manufacturing (e.g. services) can be solicited and awarded as an 8a Sole Source Indian Nation.  Reference:  FAR 19.805(b)(2).  Additional note:  Anything exceeding the $20M threshold, for an 8a, will require a J & A per FAR 6.302-5 and 6.303 in order to award as a sole source contract action.


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