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Published onGSA SmartPay Online Training Courses()Home> Purchase Training > For Account Holders/AOsGSA SmartPay Purchase Training (AccountHolders/ AOs)Welcome to the GSA SmartPay Purchase Training for Account Holders and Approving Officials(AOs). This training course is intended to teach you the basics about your roles andresponsibilities as an Account Holder/ AO and can be used as refresher training as required byyour agency. We encourage you to also learn about your agency’s specific purchase programrequirements and policies.To print or save the training, please follow the following steps:1.Click below on the "Download Purchase Training for Account Holders/ AOs PDF" link.2.Select “Ctrl P” or Print from the menu on your web browser.3.Select a printer name to print OR select “Adobe PDF” from the dropdown menu to save acopy to your computer.Download Purchase Training for Account Holders/ AOs PDF[1]Section 508 ComplianceSection 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that Federal agencies' purchase electronic andinformation technology that is accessible to people with disabilities. Visit[2]for more information.Purchase Program Overview
What is the GSA SmartPay Program?The GSA SmartPay Program is the largest government charge card and related paymentsolutions program in the world. The Program has more than three million Purchase, Travel, Fleet,and Integrated accounts and supports more than 560 agencies/organizations. Since the award ofthe inaugural GSA SmartPay Master Contract in 1998, the GSA SmartPay Program has providedconvenient, efficient, and effective payment solutions for the Federal Government, Tribes andTribal Organizations with a comprehensive portfolio of payment solutions including Purchase,Travel, Fleet, and Integrated charge card services.Specific to purchase, the GSA SmartPay program:Provides commercial payment solutions and associated services in support of officialgovernment purchases;Streamlines ordering, payment and procurement procedures;Reduces administrative costs under the simplified acquisition threshold;Improves government operations by simplifying the financial process; andAllows a platform to improve government operations and accountability.Through a master contract with multiple banks, the GSA SmartPay program enables agencies/organizations across the Federal Government to obtain payment solutions to support missionneeds. The GSA SmartPay Master Contract, administered by GSA, is a fixed price, indefinitedelivery/ indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) type contract. The maximum base period for the initial order isfour years with three, three-year options.To participate in the program, Agencies/ Organizations issue a task order under the GSASmartPay Master Contract and award their program to one of the GSA SmartPay contractorbanks (Citibank or U.S. Bank). Your agency/organization receives accounts and related servicesthrough the task order with the contractor bank selected. The task order enables your

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