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 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
7/25/14, Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-76, Miscellaneous Amendments
7/22/14, Defense; Approval of Changes to Decision Authorities of Defense Components for Acquisition of Services
7/22/14, Defense; Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors
7/21/14, Executive Order 13672; Equal Employment Opportunity Amendments Regarding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
7/21/14, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Rules of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA)
7/18/14, EPA Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR); Work Assignments
7/17/14, Defense; 3rd Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Contractor Past Performance Assessment Reporting
7/16/14, Department of Education Acquisition Regulation (EDAR); Proposed Update
7/16/14, Defense; Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors
7/15/14, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Business Systems Compliance
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
July 2014 (Vol. XV, No. 7) [pdf version]
FAC 2005-75 Reduces Allowable Employee Compensation to $487,000, Expands EPEAT Products
$10.10/Hour Minimum Wage Deviations Issues
DOD Undertakes Housekeeping, NDAA Implementation
SBA Addresses Small Business Size Standards
Expanded Reporting of Nonconforming Items Proposed