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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RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCHES
11/18/14, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Technical Amendments
11/17/14, Defense; Line Item Structure
11/13/14, Presidential Memorandum; Authorizing USAID to Exercise Authority Under Public Law 85-804
11/13/14, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Technical Amendments
11/7/14, Small Business Administration (SBA); Amendments to SBIR and STTR Program Policy Directives
11/6/14, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Advancing Small Business Growth
11/6/14, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Inflation Adjustment of Acquisition-Related Thresholds
11/5/14, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Special Contracting, Major System, and Service Contracting Clauses with Alternates
11/5/14, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Foreign Acquisition Clauses With Alternates
11/4/14, United States Postal Service (USPS); Supplier Debarment, Suspension, and Ineligibility
11/4/14, Defense; Class Deviation on Operation United Assistance Medical Care and Evacuation [Africa Ebola Outbreak]
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
November 2014 (Vol. XV, No. 11) [pdf version]
FAC 2005-77 Imposes Uniform Procurement Instrument Identification Numbering System
$10.10/Hour Minimum Wage Established for Contractors
Defense Clarifies, Cleans Up DFARS
GSA Cleans Up GSAR Provisions