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
10/9/15, Defense; Class Deviation on Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting
10/8/15, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Improvement in Design-Build Construction Process
10/8/15, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Overseas Acquisitions in Support of Humanitarian Operations
10/7/15, NASA FAR Supplement (NFS); Mission Critical Systems Personnel Reliability Program
10/6/15, Small Business Administration (SBA); Credit for Lower Tier Small Business Subcontracting
10/6/15, Labor; Labor Surplus Area Classification for Fiscal Year 2016
10/5/15, Small Business Administration (SBA); Passive Business Expansion of Small Business Investment Companies
10/1/15, Federal Management Regulation (FMR); Transportation Payment and Audit
9/30/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Warranty Tracking of Serialized Items
9/30/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Small Business Programs' Clauses with Alternates
9/30/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Revision of Subpart 232.6, Contract Debts, to Conform to FAR Designations
9/30/15, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Electronic Copies of Contractual Documents
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
September 2015 (Vol. XVI, No. 9) [pdf version]
DOD Issues Regulations on Network Penetration Reporting and Contracting for Cloud Services
Updates for 2017 Version of NAICS Proposed
NASA Increases Capitalization Threshold
DOD Enters into Supply Security Arrangement with Spain