The Federal Government spends over $650 billion on products and services each year, and 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!
Panoptic Enterprises' FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS CENTER provides timely news and views on the fast-changing federal acquisition process.
GETTING STARTED IN FEDERAL CONTRACTING
468 pages, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-912481-27-2
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The Federal Government is growing by leaps and bounds, and 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 37 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
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCHES
5/6/21, Labor; Withdrawal of Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act Rule
5/5/21, Small Business Administration (SBA); Extending the HUBZone Program Map Freeze
5/3/21, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Retention and Deletion of Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Clauses
5/3/21, Federal Management Regulation; Deployment of the Simplified Mail Accountability and Reporting Tool (SMART)
4/27/21, Executive Order 14026, Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors to $15 an Hour
4/27/21, Defense; Revised Non-Foreign Overseas Per Diem Rates
4/23/21, GSA Acquisition Regulation; Redesignate Terminology for Unique Identification of Entities Receiving GSA Awards
4/23/21, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Update to OMB Approval Table for Information Collections
4/19/21, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Removal of Office of General Counsel Review for Final Payments
4/15/21, EPA Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR); Electronic Invoicing and the Invoice Processing Platform (IPP)
MOST RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
May 2021 (Vol. XXII, No. 5) [pdf version]
Biden Orders $15/Hour Minimum Wage on Federal Contracts
GSA Tidies Up a Bit, Too
EPA Proposes Addressing Invoicing Via the IPP
DOD Prohibits Networks Allowing Pornography
DHS Suspends Limitations for Unaccompanied Children