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 28 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
12/9/13, Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Telework Travel Expenses Test Programs
12/6/13, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Unallowable Fringe Benefit Costs
12/6/13, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Preparation of Letter of Offer and Acceptance
12/6/13, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Technical Amendments
12/6/13, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Research and Development Contracting Clauses With Alternates
12/6/13, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Elimination of DOD-Unique List of Domestically Nonavailable Articles
12/6/13, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Application of Certain Clauses to Acquisitions of Commercial Items
12/5/13, Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Payment of Expenses Connected with the Death of Employees and Family Members
12/4/13, Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP); Executive Compensation Amount ($952,308)
12/4/13, Defense; The New Department of Defense Instruction 5000.02
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
December 2013 (Vol. XIV, No. 12) [pdf version]
FAC 2005-71 Adds Clause Accelerating Payments to Small Business Subcontractors
DFARS Amended to Address Supply Chain Risk
Energy to Address Patents, Data, and Copyrights
EPA Seeks Comments on Environmental Guidelines