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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4/15/15, EPA Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR); Source Selection and Payments
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4/10/15, Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-81, Equal Employment Opportunity
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4/7/15, NASA FAR Supplement (NFS); Regulatory Review No. 3
4/6/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Technical Amendment
4/6/15, Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Relocation Income Tax (RIT) Allowance Tables
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
April 2015 (Vol. XVI, No. 4) [pdf version]
Court Rules Federal Supply Schedules Subject to Commercial Acquisition Rules
DOD Conducts Mop-Up Operations
DOE Makes Several Changes to Acquisition Procedures
Petition Received on Contractor Political Contributions
Comments Sought on Domestically Nonavailable Articles
Acquisition Regulations Subjected to Spring Cleaning
GSA Proposes to Clarify Terms Incompatible with Law
GSA Proposing Transactional Data Reporting