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
9/17/21, Defense; Early Engagement Opportunity: Implementation of Executive Order Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors
9/16/21, Labor; 2022 Minimum Wage for Contracts Covered by Executive Order 13658 ($11.25/hour)
9/15/21, Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Waiver of Certain Provisions for Official Relocation Travel to Locations Impacted by Hurricane Ida
9/13/21, Defense; Deviation on Limitations on Subcontracting for Small Business
9/13/21, Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Rental Car Policy Updates and Clarifications
9/10/21, Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors
9/10/21, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Contract Requirements for General Services Administration Information Systems
9/8/21, Department of Defense (DOD); Barriers Facing Small Businesses in Contracting with DOD
9/2/21, Department of Energy (DOE); Acquisition Letter 2021-06, Chief Information Officer's Supply Chain Risk Management Program
9/2/21, Department of Energy (DOE); Policy Flash 2021-35, Acquisition Guide Chapter 71.4 Revision, Procurement Management Review Program
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