The federal government spends more than $500 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 28 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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6/17/13, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Technical Amendments
6/14/13, Defense; Theater Business Clearance Update for USCENTCOM Area of Responsibility
6/12/13, Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR); Export Control
6/11/13, Agriculture; Designation of Biobased Products for Federal Procurement
6/7/13, Department of the Interior Acquisition Regulation (DIAR); Contracting Procedures Under the Buy Indian Act
6/6/13, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Uniform Procurement Identification
6/6/13, Defense; Change in Audit Cognizance of Defense Contracts and Subcontracts with Canadian Companies
5/28/13, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Electronic Contracting Initiative (ECI)
5/24/13, Defense; Other Transaction Authority for Prototype Projects
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
June 2013 (Vol. XIV, No. 6) [pdf version]
Court Declares NLRB Poster Requirement Invalid, Infringes on Businesses’ First Amendment Rights
SBA Proposes Waiving Nonmanufacturing Rule for Ovens
Dollar Limitations on WOSB Set-Asides Removed
Defense Regulation-Making Picks Up Pace
Removal of References to OFPP ILC Pamphlet Proposed
DOE Revises Contractor Legal Management Requirements
GSA Proposes Reinstating FSS Modification Clause