The Federal Government spends over $650 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!
Panoptic Enterprisesí FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS CENTER provides timely news and views on the fast-changing federal acquisition process.
GETTING STARTED IN FEDERAL CONTRACTING
468 pages, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-912481-27-2
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The Federal Government is growing by leaps and bounds, and 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 37 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
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCHES
10/21/21, Justice Acquisition Regulation (JAR); Revising, Updating, and Streamlining the JAR
10/19/21, Labor; Fiscal Year 2022 Labor Surplus Area Classification
10/15/21, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Minimizing the Risk of Climate Change in Federal Acquisitions
10/14/21, Health and Human Services Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR); Electronic Submission and Processing of Payment Requests
10/12/21, Defense; Deviation on Payment in Local Currency (Afghanistan)
10/12/21, Defense; Ensuring Adequate COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors with Other Transactions
10/12/21, General Services Administration (GSA); Placing Rated Orders Under the Defense Priorities and Allocations System
10/8/21, Defense; Deviation on the Threshold for Obtaining Certified Cost or Pricing Data for Subcontracts and Price Adjustments
10/8/21, Defense; Fiscal Year 2021 Contractor Service Contract Reporting in the System for Award Management
10/8/21, Department of Energy (DOE); Policy Flash 2022-01, Class Deviation Implementing Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors
10/8/21, Department of Energy (DOE); Policy Flash 2022-02, Planning for Implementing Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors
MOST RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
September 2021 (Vol. XXII, No. 9) [pdf version]
FAC 2021-07 Addresses Small Business Subcontracting, Accessibility Standards
FY 2022 Per Diem Rates Released
DOD Eases the DFARS Out of Summer
SBA Suspends 8(a) Place of Business Requirement
GSA Proposes Clause Extending FSS Orders