Advisory facebook twitter youtube flickr

Vendor File Advisory
Office of Operations
Bureau of State Expenditures

Advisory Number: 6
Advisory Name: GFO Update - Vendor Designations
Date Issued: 10/26/2016 Date Last Updated: 10/26/2016
GFO Update - Vendor Designations


The Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) added new Sections in Chapter X of the Guide to Financial Operations regarding Vendor Designations.  

The SFS currently displays information on “Vendor Certifications,” designations authorized by a government entity or program which “certifies” a vendor has met certain requirements.  Beginning in January 2017, SFS will also display “Vendor Classifications,” a designation for the type of business the State does with each vendor.  These designations can aid State agencies in executing and reporting on procurement and payment activities.


For specifics, please visit:

Sign up to receive advisories by email.