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!
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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
6/23/17, USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR); Individual Cooperating Country National Personal Services Contractors
6/20/17, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Review of DFARS Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses
6/19/17, Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Rescinding and Modifying OMB Memoranda
6/13/17, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Class Deviation Removing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule
5/30/17, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Evaluation of Existing Acquisition Regulations
5/30/17, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Evaluation of Existing Leasing Acquisition Regulations
5/30/17, Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Evaluation of Existing Federal Travel Regulations
5/30/17, Federal Management Regulation (FMR); Evaluation of Existing Federal Management Regulations
5/17/17, Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR); Revise and Streamline VAAR to Adhere to FAR Principles
5/17/17, Defense; Improving Contractor Past Performance Assessments
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
June 2017 (Vol. XVIII, No. 6) [pdf version]
GSA Evaluating Regulations to Identify Those Suitable for Repeal, Replacement, or Modification
Phase Two of VAAR Revision Proposed
VA VOSB Set-Asides Take Precedence Over AbilityOne