SAO Business Opportunities
The open business opportunities are listed in the table below. Click on the title for additional information about the purchase. New opportunities are posted as needs are identified.
Historically Underutilized Business Program
The mission of the State Auditor's Office's Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program is to provide assistance to HUBs to afford them a fair opportunity to participate in the competitive procurement process. The State Auditor's Office is committed to making the procurement process open to all qualified vendors.
HUB Certification and Eligibility
A Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) is, according to the Texas Government Code, Title 10, Chapter 2161, Subchapter A, a business, created for the purpose of making a profit, with its principal place of business in Texas, that is at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by a person or persons who are economically disadvantaged and who have been historically underutilized because of their identification as members of the following gender or ethnic groups:
- Native American
Application for certification should be submitted to the Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA), State Purchasing Division. For more information on certification, please contact CPA's HUB Certification and Compliance office at (512) 463-5872 or (888) 863-5881 or visit their website at HUB Certification.
Items Frequently Purchased
- Educational Training Services
- Financial and Accounting Services
- Consumable Office Supplies
- Computer Hardware
- Computer Software
- Computer Peripherals and Supplies
- Office Furniture and Equipment
- Books and Reference Materials
For Additional Information
Please contact Business Services at:
Phone (512) 936-9500
Fax (512) 936-9420