TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVICE YOUR VOICE AT THE IRS

Agency: U.S. Government Publishing Office
State: California
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 238210 - Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
  • 541512 - Computer Systems Design Services
Posted Date: Nov 29, 2019
Due Date: Dec 4, 2019
Solicitation No: 770633
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Jacket Number Rev. Office Name Quote Due Date (ET) Date Posted Product Type Title Total Quantity Ship Delivery Date Enter Quote
770633 San Francisco Regional Office 12/4/2019 12:00 PM 11/29/2019 Pamphlets TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVICE YOUR VOICE AT THE IRS 6,005 12/23/2019 Enter Quote

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Quotation Request //
US Government Publishing Office
JACKET:770-633 S
San Francisco Regional Office
Quotations are Due By:
536 Stone Rd., Suite I
(Eastern Time)12:00 PM on 12/04/2019
Benicia CA 94510-1170
Submit Quotes Online, unless otherwise instructed, via: http://contractorconnection.gpo.gov/openjobs.aspx
Contractor must provide mandatory W-9 form before GPO makes payment.
Bidders must enter quote price for each jacket. Award will be made based on the lowest total bid for all jackets.
Jacket
Requistion #
BAC
Copies
Title
770-633
770-634
0-01542
0-01998
4830-01
4830-01
6,005
2,005
TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVICE
YOUR VOICE AT THE IRS
TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVCE YOUR
VIOICE AT
TITLE: TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVICE YOUR VOICE AT THE IRS
QUANTITY: 6005 Booklets + 2,005 Booklets = 8,010 total copies.
SUBMISSION OF QUOTES: Vendor to submit quotes via Quick Quote:
https://contractorconnection.gpo.gov/OpenJobs.aspx. Fax, email and phone quotes are not acceptable. Late
quotes will not be accepted. All problems submitting quotes via Quick Quote must be reported prior to bid
opening time to the San Francisco GPO at (707) 748-1970.
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TRIM SIZE: JACKET 770-633: 4 x 9"
JACKET 770-634: 4 X 9"
FORM NO: Pub 1546 and Pub 1546 (SP)
PAGES: See Below
SCHEDULE:
Furnished Material will be available for pickup by 12/05/2019
Deliver complete (to arrive at destination) by 12/23/2019
F.O.B. contractor's city/origin - See Below
Contractor MUST allow enough shipping time to arrive on or before December 23, 2019.
All shipments must be completed by traceable means with signature verification. USPS shipping methods
are not an option for shipments. All quantities ship using a vendor's IRS/UPS account number. If the vendor
does not already have an IRS small package carrier account number, contact David Adams at 202-317-5873
or David.A.Adams2@irs.gov at the time of award so that an account number can be established. DO NOT
INCLUDE ANY SHIPPING CHARGES IN YOUR SUBMITTED QUOTES.
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QUALITY LEVEL: 3 Quality Assurance Through Attributes (GPO PUB 310.1, effective May 1979 (Rev.
9-19)) applies.
DESCRIPTION:
**All interested contractors are encouraged to read the entire specification prior to bidding. Submit a
separate quote for each jacket. GPO will award to the lowest, total responsible quote. The purchase order
and digital files will be emailed to the contractor after award.
**Contractor MUST allow enough shipping time to arrive on or before December 23, 2019. This applies to
Page 1 of 5
GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 770633
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 0-01542 BAC: 4830 01
Your Contract Administrator is: Scot Cox Call: (707) 748-1970 Written By: scox Reviewed By:
all jackets.
All shipments must be completed by traceable means with signature verification. USPS shipping methods
are not an option for shipments. All quantities ship using a vendor's IRS/UPS account number. If the vendor
does not already have an IRS small package carrier account number, contact David Adams at 202-317-5873
or David.A.Adams2@irs.gov at the time of award so that an account number can be established. DO NOT
INCLUDE ANY SHIPPING COSTS IN YOUR QUOTES.
JACKET 770-633: SADDLE-STITCH BOOKLET. 24 text pages pages print full coverage in four color
process, face and back, bleeding all sides. Score for all folds. Collate in sequence; and saddle-stitch on left
9" dimension. Pack 400 copies per carton. Pack suitable to prevent damage in transit.
TITLE: Taxpayer Advocate Service - Your Voice at the IRS.
TRIM SIZE: 4 x 9"
QUANTITY: 6,005 copies.
JACKET 770-634: SADDLE-STITCH BOOKLET. 24 text pages print full coverage in four color process,
face and back, bleeding all sides. Score for all folds. Collate in sequence; and saddle-stitch on left 9"
dimension. Pack 400 copies per carton. Pack suitable to prevent damage in transit.
TITLE: Taxpayer Advocate Service - Your Voice at the IRS (Spanish Version).
TRIM SIZE: 4 x 9"
QUANTITY: 2,005 copies.
PAYMENT: Submitting invoices for payment via the GPO fax gateway (if no samples are required)
utilizing the GPO barcode coversheet program application is the most efficient method of invoicing.
Instruction for using this method can be found at the following web address:
http://winapps.access.gpo.gov/fms/vouchers/barcode/instructions.html .
Invoices may also be mailed to: U.S. Government Publishing Office, Office of Financial Management, Attn:
Comptroller, Stop: FMCE, Washington, DC 20401.
For more information about the billing process, refer to the General Information of the Office of Finance
web page located at https://www.gpo.gov/finance/index.htm.
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MATERIAL FURNISHED: Contractor to receive. The purchase order and digital files will be emailed to
the contractor after award. The digital files (PDF) are in zip folders. Each jacket has their own 1MB zip
folder.
Form 2040 - Distribution/Shipping List is furnished for each jacket as a PDF file.
Output at minimum 2400 dpi resolution, 150-line screen. Prior to image processing, the contractor shall
perform a basic check (preflight) of the furnished media and publishing files to assure correct output of the
required reproduction image. Any errors, media damage or data corruption that might interfere with proper
file image processing must be reported to your contract administrator.
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GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 770633
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 0-01542 BAC: 4830 01
Your Contract Administrator is: Scot Cox Call: (707) 748-1970 Written By: scox Reviewed By:
The contractor shall create/alter any necessary trapping, set proper screen angles and screen frequency, and
define file output selection for the imaging device being utilized. Furnished files must be imaged as
necessary to meet the assigned quality level.
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PAPER: * Must be in accordance with JCP Paper Specification Standards in effect on date of this order
JACKET 770-633: JCP Code* A182, No. 2 Coated Text, Gloss-Finish, Basis Size 25 X 38" Basis Weight
80
JACKET 770-634: JCP Code* A182, No. 2 Coated Text, Gloss-Finish, Basis Size 25 X 38" Basis Weight
80
NOTE: While postconsumer fiber is encouraged, the minimum postconsumer fiber requirement is waived.
All other attributes remain unchanged.
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COLOR OF INK:
Four-Color Process and Flood Gloss Varnish
PRINT PAGE: Head to Head
MARGINS:
JACKET 770-633: All text pages are full bleed. Follow the digital files for margins.
JACKET 770-634: All text pages are full bleed. Follow the digital files for margins.
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PROOFS:
Proofs are required on all jackets. Email all proofs at the same time. No additional time will be allowed for
proofs submitted on separate days.
JACKET 770-633: Email an Adobe Acrobat PDF proof, with all elements in position ASAP to
david.a.adams2@irs.gov to adhere to production and delivery schedule.
There is a one-workday proof hold from receipt. Contractor cannot proceed without an "okay to print".
Contractor to submit one Press Quality PDF soft proof (for content only) using the same Raster Image
Processor (RIP) that will be used to produce the final printed product. PDF proof will be evaluated for text
flow, image position, and color breaks.
JACKET 770-634: Email an Adobe Acrobat PDF proof, with all elements in position ASAP to
david.a.adams2@irs.gov to adhere to production and delivery schedule.
There is a one-workday proof hold from receipt. Contractor cannot proceed without an "okay to print".
Contractor to submit one Press Quality PDF soft proof (for content only) using the same Raster Image
Processor (RIP) that will be used to produce the final printed product. PDF proof will be evaluated for text
flow, image position, and color breaks.
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BINDING:
Saddle stitch in 2 places on 9 inch side.
FOLD: to 5-1/2 x 8-1/2", title panel out. Score for fold. (This is applies to the brochure only - jacket
670-604).
Page 3 of 5
GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 770633
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 0-01542 BAC: 4830 01
Your Contract Administrator is: Scot Cox Call: (707) 748-1970 Written By: scox Reviewed By:
PACKING:
JACKET 770-633: Pack 400 copies per carton.
JACKET 770-634: Pack 400 copies per carton.
.
Pack 400 per shipping container.
DISTRIBUTION:
CUSTOMER DELIVERY NOTIFICATION: Contractor must notify the ordering agency on the same day
that the product ships/delivers via e-mail to david.a.adams2@irs.gov. The subject line of this message shall
be "Distribution Notice for Strapped Jackets 770-633 and 770-634". The notice must provide all applicable
tracking numbers, shipping method, and Title. Contractor must be able to provide copies of all delivery,
mailing, and shipping receipts upon agency request.
Contractor MUST allow enough shipping time to arrive on or before December 23, 2019. This applies to all
jackets.
All shipments must be completed by traceable means with signature verification. USPS shipping methods
are not an option for shipments. All quantities ship using a vendor's IRS/UPS account number. If the vendor
does not already have an IRS small package carrier account number, contact David Adams at 202-317-5873
or David.A.Adams2@irs.gov at the time of award so that an account number can be established.
JACKET 770-633:
6,000 copies (15 cartons) to:
IRS/NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
RECEIVING AREA
2525 Revenue Drive
Bloomington, IL 61705-2500
Five copies to:
IRS
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW
Room 6239
Washington, DC 20224-0002
Attn: David Adams (202) 317-5873
JACKET 770-634:
6,000 copies (5 cartons) to:
IRS/NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
RECEIVING AREA
2525 Revenue Drive
Bloomington, IL 61705-2500
Page 4 of 5
GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 770633
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 0-01542 BAC: 4830 01
Your Contract Administrator is: Scot Cox Call: (707) 748-1970 Written By: scox Reviewed By:
Five copies to:
IRS
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW
Room 6239
Washington, DC 20224-0002
Attn: David Adams (202) 317-5873
.
QUALITY ASSURANCE LEVELS AND STANDARDS: The following levels and standards shall apply
to these specifications:
Inspection Levels (from ANSI/ASQC Z1.4):
(a) Non-destructive Tests -- General Inspection Level I.
(b) Destructive Tests -- Special Inspection Level S-2.
Specified Standards-- The specified standards for the attributes requiring them shall be:
ATTRIBUTE
P-7. Type Quality and Uniformity
P-8. Halftone Match (Single and Double Impression)
P-10. Process Color Match
SPECIFIED STANDARD
Approved Proofs
Government furnished digital files
Four-Color Process
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PREAWARD SURVEY: In order to determine the responsibility of the prime contractor or any
subcontractor, the Government reserves the right to conduct an on-site pre-award survey at the
contractor's/subcontractor's facility or to require other evidence of technical, production, managerial,
financial, and similar abilities to perform, prior to the award of a contract. As part of the financial
determination, the contractor in line for award may be required to provide one or more of the following
financial documents:
1) Most recent profit and loss statement
2) Most recent balance sheet
3) Statement of cash flows
4) Current official bank statement
5) Current lines of credit (with amounts available)
6) Letter of commitment from paper supplier(s)
7) Letter of commitment from any subcontractor
The documents will be reviewed to validate that adequate financial resources are available to perform the
contract requirements. Documents submitted will be kept confidential, and used only for the determination
of responsibility by the Government. Failure to provide the requested information in the time specified by
the Government may result in the Contracting Officer not having adequate information to reach an
affirmative determination of responsibility.
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Attachment(s): NONE
Page 5 of 5
GPO Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 310.2, effective December 20, 1987 (Rev. 1-18)) applies.
Reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse can be made in strict confidence to the GPO Inspector General toll-free National Hotline 1-800-743-7574.
JACKET: 770633
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 0-01542 BAC: 4830 01
Your Contract Administrator is: Scot Cox Call: (707) 748-1970 Written By: scox Reviewed By:

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