Sale of Federal Surplus Personal Property

To sell personal property no longer needed by the Government in an expeditious, economical and efficient manner and to obtain the maximum net return from sales.

The General Services Administration?s GSA Auctions is an OMB authorized Sales Center and conducts the sale of personal property for most
of the civil agencies; the Department of Defense handles the sale of its own surplus property.

Agency - General Services Administration

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

See Regional Agency Offices.

Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration, (select address from Appendix IV of the Catalog for the GSA Federal Acquisition Services, Office of Personal Property Management Sales Program Division which serves the geographical area of interest); or DLA Disposition Services (for Department of Defense surplus property), National Sales Office, 74 Washington Ave.

North, Battle Creek, MI 49037-3092.

Internet: http://www.gsa.gov.



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: $24 million. Fiscal Year 2017: Fiscal Year 2017 thru July $18 million. Fiscal Year 2018: No current data available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

This program provides individuals, business concerns, and other organizations with the opportunity to enter competitive bids for purchase of a wide variety of personal property whenever it is determined surplus to the needs of the Federal Government and available for sale.

Included are vehicles, aircraft, hardware, electronic and medical equipment, furniture, office supplies and equipment, exotic gifts and collectables, and many other items.

This program has been expanded offering assets available to the general public via online capabilities.

GSA Auctions (www.gsaauctions.gov) provides the general public with an Internet website to bid electronically on a wide variety of federal personal property.

The website allows GSA to offer assets located across the country to any interested buyer, regardless of location.

GSA Auctions provides item descriptions and pictures of items available for sale.

Successful bidders are notified by email and can also submit payments electronically.

Some restrictions may apply based on property type and/or locations.

Other laws may restrict those eligible to participate or place conditions on property.

Other laws may restrict those eligible to participate or place conditions on property.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Competitive bid sales are open to the general public, however bidders must be at least 18 years of age.

Individuals cannot successfully register to bid on items without providing a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN).

A TIN is defined as an individual's Social Security Number (SSN) or business entity's Employer Identification Number (EIN).

Beneficiary Eligibility

General public.

Credentials/Documentation

A credit card is required for all registered users in our online community. Credit card validation assists in the prevention of fraudulent bidding activity and ensures that bidders are prepared to accept responsibility for their bidding activity and all submitted bids are valid. This card number is recorded but will not be automatically charged if a bidder is the successful bidder of an item. For security reasons and to prevent fraudulent bidding activities, all registered bidders are subject to billing address verification. No P.O. Box address will be accepted unless accompanied by a street address. By entering the credit card information, you are attesting you are an authorized user of the card. It is required that the bidder creates and secures their username and password. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Interested individuals may participate in GSA sales of Federal personal property by internet auctions or can find information on sales not conducted on the internet by visiting the GSA Auctionssm website at www.gsaauctions.gov. Information is also available at the Federal Asset Sales website at www.govsales.gov.

Award Procedures

Property is awarded to that responsible bidder whose bid conforms to the invitation and is most advantageous to the Government, though price and other factors may be considered. For internet sales, the successful bidders will be notified by email and must submit payment within 2 business days from the date & time the award email notification was sent. Award notices for other sale methods may be furnished by U.S. mail, email or telephone. It is the bidder's responsibility to follow-up on the status of his/her bid and to ensure that his/her email address and all registration data are kept accurate and up-to-date.

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

Public Law 81-152, 63 Stat. 377, 40 U.S.C. 541 et. seq.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

It is the policy of GSA Auctions to monitor bids and other activity to ensure the proper use of our site. The Government reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Bids can be rejected for any reason, especially those containing inaccurate, incomplete or unverifiable information, or information which is deemed to have been given in bad faith. Indebted bidders will be ineligible for contract awards. Bidders will not be able to bid on items specified on GSA Auctions until all debts have been cleared, and will not be awarded items when participating in other methods of sale, such as sealed bid or fixed price sales.

Appeals

Disputes, claims and/or refunds request are subject to the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 (41 U.S.C. 601-613), A claim or request for refund must be substantiated in writing to the Contracting Officer for issues regarding the claim and request for cure within 15 days from the date of the award.

Renewals

If at any time, a participant's information changes, it is their responsibility to update the appropriate information with GSA and in GSA Auctions.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Not applicable. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Not applicable.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Not Applicable.

Audits

Not Applicable.

Records

None.

Financial Information

Account Identification

47-4530-0-4-804.

Obigations

(Salaries) FY 16 $8,984,591; FY 17 est $9,154,565; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available - Sales program operates under a revolving fund, and obligations are not applicable. Sales operating expenses would be the equivalent personnel compensation/benefits.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

FMR 102-38, Sale of Personal Property. FMR 102-39, Replacement of Personal Property Pursuant to the Exchange/Sale Authority. Pamphlet available: 'For Public Sale! - Used Federal Government Personal Property.'

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. See Regional Agency Offices. Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration, (select address from Appendix IV of the Catalog for the GSA Federal Acquisition Services, Office of Personal Property Management Sales Program Division which serves the geographical area of interest); or DLA Disposition Services (for Department of Defense surplus property), National Sales Office, 74 Washington Ave. North, Battle Creek, MI 49037-3092. Internet: http://www.gsa.gov.

Headquarters Office

Sunny Kwa, 1800 F Street, N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20405 Email: sunny.kwa@gsa.gov Phone: (202) 501-1700

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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