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!
Panoptic Enterprises' FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS CENTER provides timely news and views on the fast-changing federal acquisition process.
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
8/25/16, Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-90, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
8/25/16, Labor; Guidance for Executive Order 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
8/22/16, USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR); Nondiscrimination Against End-Users of Supplies or Services
8/19/16, USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR); Individual Cooperating Country National Personal Services Contractors
8/18/16, Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Tax on Certain Foreign Procurement
8/18/16, Federal Management Regulation (FMR); Nondiscrimination Clarification in the Federal Workplace
8/17/16, Defense; Release of Procurement Data Standard Version 2.5.1
8/17/16, NASA FAR Supplement (NFS); Engineering Change Proposals
8/17/16, Defense; Class Deviation on Subcontract Reporting
8/15/16, Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Fiscal Year 2017 Per Diem Rates for the Continental United States (CONUS)
8/15/16, Department of Energy (DOE); Policy Flash 2016-43, Contractor Defined Benefit Pension Plans Participation
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
August 2016 (Vol. XVII, No. 8) [pdf version]
FAC 2005-89 Implements SBA Rules on Small Business Subcontracting
Governmentwide Mentor-Protégé Program Established
OMB Issues Circular A-130 Revision
Treasury Proposes Continuing Resolution Funding Rules
USTR Waives Restrictions for Moldova
Prompt Payment Interest Rate Set at 1 7/8%