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August 3, 2018

Federal Government Contractors – Performance & Payment Bond Opportunity in August & September 2018

Performance and Payment Bonds for Federal Government Year-End September is a very important month for federal government contractors as September 30th marks the fiscal year end for the federal government. This means that they need to spend their budget in a “use it or lose it” mentality. Government contracting officers will be busy putting together projects and putting them out to bid in an effort to spend their funds. This opens the door for federal government contractors to potentially secure a large amount of work to ensure that backlog is strong going into 2019. You may recall due to The Miller Act, a performance and payment bond is required to be furnished for all federal government projects over $150,000 in contract value. This means that a federal government contractor should have the ability to get performance & payment bonds in all states where they are performing work. Not only that, but there is the importance of having the best bonding program possible in place. Since the surety bond market is so soft, there is an opportunity to improve on most bonding programs. Surety Bond Professionals can improve on all bonding programs in terms of: – Helping contractors bid larger...

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