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The Federal Government spends nearly $600 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
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 36 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

11/23/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Repeal of Clauses Related to Taxes Applied to Contracts in Afghanistan

11/23/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Repeal of Provision and Clause on Reserve Officer Training Corps

11/23/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Authorities for Minimizing Materials Containing Hexavalent Chromium

11/23/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Commercial Item Determinations

11/23/20, Defense; Deviation on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

11/20/20, Office of Management and Budget; Review of Contracting and Hiring Practices Under Executive Order 13940

11/16/20, Federal Highway Administration; Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity Contracts for Federal-Aid Construction

11/16/20, Department of Energy; Extension of Suspension of Certain Safety Requirements During the COVID-19 Crisis

11/13/20, Small Business Administration; Small Business Size Standards for Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

11/10/20, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs; Procedures to Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination

11/10/20, Health and Human Services Acquisition Regulation; Procedures for Contracting Under the Buy Indian Act





RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER

November 2020 (Vol. XXI, No. 11)             [pdf version]
     FAC 2021-01 Makes 5-Year Inflation Adjustment to Acquisition-Related Thresholds
     FAC 2021-02 Addresses ROTC, Recreational Services
     Revision of “Commerical Item” Definition Proposed
     OFCCP Seeks Materials on Race, Sex Stereotyping
     OMB Extends Transition Date to Unique Entity Identifier
     SBA Merges Mentor-Protégé Programs
     Eight Industrial Sector Size Standards to be Revised

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