The federal government spends more than $470 billion on products and services each year, and approximately 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, Fifth Edition
426 pages, 2009, ISBN: 978-1-912481-26-5, $49.95 or
The Federal Government is one of the very few areas of the economy that is growing - its contract spending has doubled in the last decade and is expected to increase even more! 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 more than 30 years, Getting Started in Federal Contracting has been the standard reference for government contract information, guidance, and advice. Now, with this revised and expanded fifth edition, you have all the help you need to win your fair share of Government business!
Table of Contents Index
Chapter 11, Set-Asides and Preference Programs Chapter 13, Federal Supply Schedules
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RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCHES
4/21/17, Small Business Administration (SBA); Termination of Nonmanufacturer Rule Waiver for Rubber Gloves
4/19/17, Executive Order 13788, Buy American and Hire American
4/18/17, Small Business Administration; Adoption of 2017 North American Industry Classification System for Size Standards
4/7/17, Defense; Updated Strategic Plan for Defense Wide Procurement Capabilities - Version 2.2
3/28/17, House Joint Resolution 37, Disapproving the Rule Submitted Relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation
3/28/17, Executive Order 13782, Revocation of Federal Contracting Executive Orders
3/14/17, Small Business Administration (SBA); Proposed Termination of Nonmanufacturer Rule Waiver for Rubber Gloves
3/13/17, Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR); Revise and Streamline VAAR to Adhere to FAR Principles
3/1/17, Defense; Federal Supply Classification Codes to be Competed When Purchasing from Federal Prison Industries
2/27/17, Executive Order 13777, Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
April 2017 (Vol. XVIII, No. 4) [pdf version]
Trump Revokes Obama's Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
FY16 Spending Up 7.6% Over FY15, to $473 Billion
SBA Intends to Terminate Rubber Gloves Nonmanufacturer Rule Waiver
Revision of VAAR to Adhere to FAR Proposed