Small Purchase Limits

FY20 Small Purchase Limits (and until further notice):

The small purchase limits for procurements under the authority of the CPO for Higher Education are set by statute as modified by 44 Ill. Admin. Code 4.2020:

Ø    Supplies & Services:  not exceeding $100,000
 
Ø    Construction:  not exceeding $100,000
 
Ø    Professional and Artistic Services:  not exceeding $100,000 (term must not exceed one year and may not be renewed)  
 
Ø    Architect / Engineering / Land Surveying:  less than $25,000
 
Ø    Real Property and Capital Improvement Leases:  less than $100,000 (per year and must also be less than 10,000 sq. ft.)​

 

 

FY19 Small Purchase Limits:

The small purchase limits for procurements under the authority of the CPO for Higher Education will be as follows:

Ø    Supplies & Services:  not exceeding $100,000
 
Ø    Construction:  not exceeding $100,000
 
Ø    Professional and Artistic Services:  not exceeding $100,000
 
Ø    Architect / Engineering / Land Surveying:  less than $25,000
 
Ø    Real Property and Capital Improvement Leases:  less than $100,000 (must also be less than 10,000 sq. ft.)​


 

FY18 Small Purchase Limits:

Effective August 9, 2017, the small purchase limits for procurements under the authority of the CPO for Higher Education will be as follows:

Ø    Supplies & Services:  not exceeding $100,000 (adjusted from $80,000 in accordance with Public Act 100-0043)
 
Ø    Construction:  not exceeding $100,000
 
Ø    Professional and Artistic Services:  not exceeding $100,000 (adjusted from $20,000 in accordance with Public Act 100-0043)
 
Ø    Architect / Engineering / Land Surveying:  less than $25,000
 
Ø    Real Property and Capital Improvement Leases:  less than $100,000 (must also be less than 10,000 sq. ft.)​


 

FY17 Small Purchase Limits:

Effective September 1, 2016, the small purchase limits for procurements under the authority of the CPO for Higher Education will be as follows:

Ø    Supplies & Services:  not exceeding $80,000 (changed by Rule)
 
Ø    Construction:  not exceeding $100,000 (changed by Rule)
 
Ø    Professional and Artistic Services:  less than $20,000 (This amount is not subject to change.  See 30 ILCS 500/35-35.)
Ø    Architect / Engineering / Land Surveying:  less than $25,000 (This amount is not subject to change.  See 30 ILCS 535/45.)
Ø    Real Property and Capital Improvement Leases:  less than $100,000 (Must also be less than 10,000 sq. ft.)


 

FY17 Small Purchase Limits:

Effective July 1, 2016, the small purchase limits for procurements under the authority of the CPO for Higher Education will be as follows:

Ø    Supplies & Services:  not exceeding $56,200 (This is an increase from the FY16 amount calculated as $55,800 + .7% rounded to the nearest $100.00)

Ø    Construction:  not exceeding $78,800 (This is an increase from the FY16 amount calculated as $78,300 + .7% rounded to the nearest $100.00)

Ø    Professional and Artistic Services:  less than $20,000 (This amount is not subject to change.  See 30 ILCS 500/35-35.)

Ø    Architect / Engineering / Land Surveying:  less than $25,000 (This amount is not subject to change.  See 30 ILCS 535/45.)

Ø    Real Property and Capital Improvement Leases:  less than $100,000 (Must also be less than 10,000 sq. ft.)

 

 

FY16 Small Purchase Limits:

Effective July 1, 2015, the small purchase limits for procurements under the authority of the CPO for Higher Education will be as follows:

Ø    Supplies & Services:  not exceeding $55,800 (This is an increase from the FY15 amount calculated as $55,400 + .8% rounded to the nearest $100.00)
 
Ø    Construction:  not exceeding $78,300 (This is an increase from the FY15 amount calculated as $77,700 + .8% rounded to the nearest $100.00)

Ø    Professional and Artistic Services:  less than $20,000 (This amount is not subject to change.  See 30 ILCS 500/35-35.)

Ø    Architect / Engineering / Land Surveying:  less than $25,000 (This amount is not subject to change.  See 30 ILCS 535/45.)

Ø    Real Property and Capital Improvement Leases:  less than $100,000 (Must also be less than 10,000 sq. ft.)