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
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
Chapter 11, Small Business Programs Chapter 13, Federal Supply Schedules
THE FEDERAL PROCUREMENT PROCESS: How the Government Buys What It Needs
PROVIDING FOREIGN PRODUCTS TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
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
2/27/20, Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-05, Set-Asides Under Multiple-Award Contracts
2/26/20, Defense; Reporting of Department of Defense Use of Other Transactions for Prototype Projects
2/19/20, EPA Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR); Revision of “Submission of Invoices” Clause
2/13/20, Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR); Publicizing Contract Actions and Termination of Contracts
2/12/20, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Individual Sureties
2/11/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Meeting on Prohibited Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Equipment
2/10/20, Defense; Deviation on Reporting Loss of Government Property
2/10/20, Defense; Deviation Prohibiting Contracting with Persons Who Have Business Operations with the Maduro Regime
2/10/20, Defense; Deviation Restricting the Acquisition of Tantalum
2/4/20, Small Business Administration; Removal of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program Regulations
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
Febuary 2020 (Vol. XXI, No. 2) [pdf version]
OFPP Seeks Comments on Proposed Definition of “Procurement Administrative Lead Time”
Nondisplacement of Workers Regulations Rescinded
FAC 2020-04 Increases Trade Agreements Thresholds
SBA Proposes Three Nonmanufacturer Rule Waivers
Comments Sought on Computer Software Acquisition
Mileage Reimbursement Set at 57.5˘ Per Mile for Autos