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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12/5/16, Defense; Class Deviation on Enhancing the Effectiveness of Independent Research and Development (IR&D)
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11/29/16, USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR); Government Property Reporting Requirements
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11/22/16, Small Business Administration (SBA); Women's Business Center Program
11/21/16, Bonneville Power Administration; Availability of the Bonneville Purchasing and Financial Assistance Instructions
11/21/16, Federal Property Management Regulations (FPMR); Technical Amendments
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
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