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 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
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
4/23/19, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Administrative Changes to Federal Supply Schedule Contracting
4/19/19, Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR); Withdrawal of Rule on Patents, Data, and Copyrights
4/15/19, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Acquisition Regulation (HUDAR); Miscellaneous Changes
4/11/19, Small Business Administration (SBA); Revised Small Business Size Standards Methodology
4/11/19, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Acquisition of Law Enforcement Goods by Local Governments
4/5/19, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Deviation on Subcontracting Limitations for Small Business Concerns
4/3/19, Defense; Deviation Authorizing Section 890 Pilot Program to Accelerate Contracting and Pricing Processes
4/2/19, Small Business Administration (SBA); Combined SBIR Program and STTR Program Policy Directive
4/2/19, Federal Employees Health Benefits Acquisition Regulation (FEHBAR); Self Plus One and Contract Matrix Update
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
April 2019 (Vol. XX, No. 4) [pdf version]
Comments Sought on Conforming Cost Accounting Standards to GAAP
EPA to Provide Award Term Incentive Policies
GSA Announces Award for Entity Validation Services
AIDAR to Address Information Security
VAAR Cleans Up Construction, A-E Contract Coverage