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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10/21/14, Small Business Administration (SBA); Small Business Investment Companies Investments in Passive Businesses
10/21/14, OMB Memorandum; Issuance of Revised Appendix C to OMB Circular A-123, Improper Payments
10/20/14, Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Enhancement of Privately Owned Vehicle and Rental Vehicle Policy
10/16/14, Small Business Administration (SBA); Agent Revocation and Suspension Procedures
10/16/14, Defense; Class Deviation Implementing Operation United Assistance [Ebola Outbreak in West Africa]
10/15/14, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR); Date of Amendments to Agreement on Government Procurement With Aruba
10/15/14, Defense; Publication of August 2014 Contract Data and Contract Reporting Scorecards
10/15/14, Defense; 4th Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Contractor Past Performance Assessment Reporting
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
October 2014 (Vol. XV, No. 10) [pdf version]
OFCCP Proposes to Implement EO 13665 with Prohibitions Against Pay Secrecy
Defense Unleashes Torrent of Regulations
NASA Continues Updating NFS
FAR Rule Would Address Post Performance Evaluation
SBA Proposes Hundreds of Changes to Size Standards
GSA to Update GSAR FSS Provisions/Clauses
Labor Revises Veterans Reporting Regulations
Anne Rung Confirmed as OFPP Administrator