The Federal Government spends more than $430 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
468 pages, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-912481-27-2
Available for $39.95 in the Federal Government Contracts Bookstore,
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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
4/16/18, Defense; Class Deviation Increasing Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds
4/16/18, Defense; Class Deviation Increasing Threshold for Obtaining Certified Cost or Pricing Data
4/16/18, Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR); Revise and Streamline VAAR to Adhere to FAR Principles
4/13/18, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Educational Service Agreements
4/13/18, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Safe Access to Projects in Afghanistan
4/13/18, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Competition for Religious-Related Services Contracts
4/13/18, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Test Program for Comprehensive Small Business Subcontracting Plans
4/13/18, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Consolidation of Contract Requirements
4/13/18, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Definition of "Information Technology"
4/11/18, Department of the Treasury Acquisition Regulation (DTAR); Tax Check Requirements
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
April 2018 (Vol. XIX, No. 4) [pdf version]
GSA Detects Fraudulent Activities in the System for Award Management
Fourth Revision to VAAR Proposed
DOD Amends Mentor-Protégé Program
NASA Revises Invoice Submission Process
OFPP Proposes Reducing Value Engineering Reporting
CBCA Proposes Preference for Electronic Filing