The federal government spends more than $500 billion on products and services each year, and approximately 635,000 contractors provide those products and services. You can be a federal contractor, too! But those who don't know the rules and regulations, or don't keep up with all the changes, will not be successful!
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GETTING STARTED IN FEDERAL CONTRACTING, Fifth Edition
426 pages, 2009, ISBN: 978-1-912481-26-5, $49.95 or
The Federal Government is one of the very few areas of the economy that is growing - its contract spending has doubled in the last decade and is expected to increase even more! The Government has established goals of $125 billion in contract awards to small businesses, $25 billion to minority-owned businesses, $25 billion to women-owned businesses, and $15 billion to veteran-owned businesses!
For more than 30 years, Getting Started in Federal Contracting has been the standard reference for government contract information, guidance, and advice. Now, with this revised and expanded fifth edition, you have all the help you need to win your fair share of Government business!
Table of Contents Index
Chapter 11, Set-Asides and Preference Programs Chapter 13, Federal Supply Schedules
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RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCHES
5/27/16, Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR); Correction to Technical Amendments
5/25/16, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Public Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals
5/24/16, Small Business Administration (SBA); Excluding Interaffiliate Transactions from Size Determinations
5/20/16, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); System for Award Management Registration
5/20/16, EPA Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR); Cost-Reimbursement, Level of Effort Contract Clause
5/19/16, EPA Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR); Administrative Changes
5/19/16, Defense; 2nd Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Acquisition Compliance Scorecard
5/18/16, EPA Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR); Improper Business Practices and Personal Conflicts of Interest
5/16/16, Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-88, Miscellaneous Amendments
5/13/16, EPA Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR); Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses for Small Business Programs
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
May 2016 (Vol. XVII, No. 5) [pdf version]
GAO Proposes Electronic Protest System, $350 Filing Fee
DOD Takes It Easy in April
SBA Proposes Joining SBIR and STTR Policies
SBA Issues WOSB Review Procedures for Migration
NASA Proposes to Clarify Award Fee Process
DOE Requires Strategic Sourcing Consideration