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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5/23/13, Small Business Administration (SBA); SBIR/STTR Phase I to Phase II Transition Benchmarks
5/22/13, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Government Support Contractor Access to Technical Data
5/22/13, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Technical Amendments
5/22/13, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Clarification of "F" Orders in the Procurement Instrument Identification Number
5/22/13, Small Business Administration (SBA); Proposed Waiver of Nonmanufacturer Rule for Commercial-Type Ovens and Ranges
5/20/13, Defense; Class Deviation Removing Dollar Limitations to Women-Owned Small Business Set-Asides
5/20/13, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Class Deviation Removing Limitations to Women-Owned Small Business Set-Asides
5/17/13, Defense; FY 2013 Consolidated Appropriations Provisions - ACORN Restriction
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
May 2013 (Vol. XIV, No. 5) [pdf version]
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Proposed Rule Would Mandate CAGE Code Use
NASA Commences NFS Updating Process
DOE Seeks Comments on Improving ESPCs
EPA Revises Printing Clause
SBA Proposes Rescinding Nonmanufacturer Rule Waiver