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Helpful Links

General Links

  • UTAH PTAC – Official Home Page of UTAH PTAC
  • APTAC-US – National Professional Organization of government contract specialists
  • EIN Number – Get your “Employer Identification Number” online from the IRS
  • D-U-N-S Number – Get your number online or by phone. No cost. This is required and will automatically populate the CCR with your company’s info. (Use the following link, since the homepage of is for paid corporate accounts looking for credit packages.)
  • CCR Registration – Registration required to win a government contract. Be sure and update yearly. Requires that you have an EIN or SS number and a D-U-N-S number before registering.
  • “DSBS” Dynamic Small Business Search – Register and renew through the CCR site. An online résumé for government contracting agents and even your commercial buyers can access to view your contact info and past performance.
  • ORCA Registration – An e-Government initiative that was designed to replace the paper based Representations and Certifications (Reps and Certs) process. Requires D-U-N-S number and MPIN from CCR (See ORCA Questionnaire on “Resources” Page)
  • Business Owner’s Toolkit – Thousands of pages of information and tools to help you start, run and grow your business – for free.
  • B2GFree – Sounds like a coupon site… but it links to thousands of government sites for marketing purposes – federal, state and local. Click on “State and Local” and pull down “Utah” on the left navigation pane for a ton of links.
  • – The official site for legitimate government grants (usually for educational or scientific purposes).
  • State Procurement Websites – Find the purchasing website of all the 50 states.

State of Utah Links

Federal Links

Veteran's Business Links