The Federal Government spends more than $470 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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NEW FOR 2017!
GETTING STARTED IN FEDERAL CONTRACTING
468 pages, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-912481-27-2
Available for $39.95 in the Federal Government Contracts Bookstore,
or at Amazon.com
Also available for the Kindle!
After several years of budget cuts, the Federal Government is growing once again, and it is expected to continue growing for the foreseeable future! 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 sixth edition, you have all the help you need to win your fair share of government business!
Table of Contents Index
Chapter 11, Small Business Programs Chapter 13, Federal Supply Schedules
PROVIDING FOREIGN PRODUCTS TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
THE FEDERAL PROCUREMENT PROCESS: How the Government Buys What It Needs
THE HISTORY OF FEDERAL PROCUREMENT: How We Got To Where We Are
THE DEFENSE PRIORITIES AND ALLOCATIONS SYSTEM
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RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCHES
11/16/17, Department of the Treasury Acquisition Regulation (DTAR); Tax Check Requirements
11/15/17, Government Accountability Office (GAO); Bid Protest Annual Report to the Congress for Fiscal Year 2017
11/13/17, Small Business Administration (SBA); Administrative Fees for Small Business Investment Companies
11/9/17, Defense; Civilian Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration (AcqDemo) Project
11/9/17, Defense; Deviation on Additional Special Emergency Procurement Authority
11/9/17, Department of Energy (DOE); Management & Operating Contractor Subcontract Reporting Capability (MOSRC)
11/9/17, Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Reporting Agency Travel, Transportation, and Relocation Data and Costs
11/6/17, Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-96, Removal of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
11/6/17, Labor; Rescission of Guidance on Executive Order 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
10/30/17, Department of Energy (DOE); Deviation on Approval of Overtime Compensation for Training and Education
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
November 2017 (Vol. XVIII, No. 11) [pdf version]
DOE Addresses Contracting Issues with Acquisition Letters, Deviations
FY 2017 Spending Down 9% to $430 Billion
DOD Negotiating MOUs with UK, Finland
SBA Updates NAICS Codes for WOSB Program