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The Federal Government spends $500 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!

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GETTING STARTED IN FEDERAL CONTRACTING
Sixth Edition

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 35 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

Sample Chapters:

Chapter 11, Small Business Programs           Chapter 13, Federal Supply Schedules



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RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCHES

10/10/19, Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2020-01, Definition of “Commercial Item”

10/2/19, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Increased Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds

10/2/19, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Cost or Pricing Data Reporting Requirements

10/2/19, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Source Selection Process

10/1/19, Bonneville Power Administration; Availability of the Bonneville Purchasing and Financial Assistance Instructions

9/27/19, Defense; Deviation Authorizing Contractors to Use Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy as a Source of Fuel

9/27/19, Labor; Defining the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Sales, and Computer Employees

9/26/19, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Restrictions on Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Source Selection Process

9/26/19, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Exception to Competition for Certain Follow-on Production Contracts

9/26/19, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Market Research and Value Analysis for Price Reasonableness

9/26/19, Defense; Release of Procurement Data Standard Version 2.6.1



RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER

September 2019 (Vol. XX, No. 9)             [pdf version]
     FAC 2019-05 Prohibits Acquisition of Chinese Telecommunications and Surveillance Equipment
     FAC 2019-04 Provides Info on Task Order Ombudsmen
     Two More FAR Changes Proposed
     DOD Resumes DFARS Clean-Up
     OFCCP Clarifies Religious Exemption
     FY 2020 Per Diem Rates Released
     VA Continues Updating the VAAR

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