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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11/25/15, NASA FAR Supplement (NFS); Safety and Health Measures and Mishap Reporting
11/20/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Eliminate Data Collection Requirement
11/20/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Photovoltaic Devices from the U.S.
11/20/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Technical Amendments
11/20/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Buy American and Balance of Payments Program Clause Prescription
11/20/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Contract Term Limit for Shared Energy Savings Contract Services
11/20/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Duty-Free Entry Threshold
11/20/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Authority for Advanced Component Development and Prototype Units
11/20/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Long-Haul Telecommunications
11/20/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Promoting Voluntary Post-Award Disclosure of Defective Pricing
11/20/15, Defense; Publication of August 2015 Contract Data and Contract Reporting Scorecards
11/20/15, Defense; 4th Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 DOD Competition Reporting
11/20/15, Bonneville Power Administration; Availability of the Bonneville Purchasing and Financial Assistance Instructions
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
November 2015 (Vol. XVI, No. 11) [pdf version]
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Three FAR Rules Proposed
OMB Proposes A-130 Revisions, Seeks Comments
NASA Amends Drug, Alcohol-Free Workplace Clause