The Federal Government spends more than $430 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!
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NEW FOR 2017!
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 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 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
PROVIDING FOREIGN PRODUCTS TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
THE FEDERAL PROCUREMENT PROCESS: How the Government Buys What It Needs
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
12/15/17, Defense; Class Deviation on Small Business Subcontract Reporting
12/15/17, Defense; Class Deviation on Evaluation Factors for Certain Multiple-Award Task- or Delivery-Order Contracts
12/15/17, Defense; Class Deviation on Educational Service Agreements for Training in the Legal Profession
12/15/17, Defense; Class Deviation on Pilot Program Regarding Risk-Based Contracting for Smaller Contract Actions
12/12/17, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
12/12/17, Department of State Acquisition Regulation; Safety Requirements for Overseas Construction and Services Projects
12/12/17, Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR); Technical Amendent
12/11/17, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR); Procurement Thresholds for Implementation of the Trade Agreements Act
12/7/17, Defense; Nonelectronic Submission of Payment Requests for Packing, Crating, and Storage of Household Goods
11/16/17, Department of the Treasury Acquisition Regulation (DTAR); Tax Check Requirements
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
December 2017 (Vol. XVIII, No. 12) [pdf version]
FAC 2005-96 Removes Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule
IRS to Assess Contractorsí Tax Compliance
Number of Protests Decreased by 7% in FY 2017