Summary of Changes

Permanent Note: On May 1, 2006, the Interim Internal Purchasing Guidelines were replaced by the Postal Service’s Supplying Principles and Practices (SPs and Ps).

The SPs and Ps have been updated to reflect the following:

7-12 Restrictions on Contracting with Former Postal Service
Officers, Executives, Employees, and Other Sources

Solicitation Provisions

Provision 4-3, Representations and Certifications (November 2012)

  • Paragraph A of Provision 4-3: Representations and Certifications (November 2012) has been revised to require offerors to disclose whether they are Postal Service employees, the spouse of a Postal Service employee, other family members of a Postal Service employee, individuals residing in the same household as a Postal Service employee, and business organizations substantially owned or controlled by such. Paragraph B has been revised to require offerors to complete a copy of IRS Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification, and include it with their proposals.