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 Enterprises’ 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
6/15/21, Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Withholding Tax Allowance and Relocation Income Tax Allowance Eligibility
6/14/21, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Update of Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Program
6/14/21, Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Reducing the Need for Waivers from Made in America Laws
6/10/21, Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2021-06,
6/2/21, Defense; Updated Defense Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) Handbook
5/27/21, Defense; Deviation Repealing Requirement to Use Firm-Fixed-Price Contracts for Foreign Military Sales (FMS)
5/27/21, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Clarification of Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Requirements
5/25/21, Defense; Private Security Contractors Operating in Contingency Operations or Other Military Operations or Exercises
5/25/21, Small Business Administration (SBA); Small Business Size Standards for Wholesale Trade and Retail Trade
5/21/21, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA); Highway Workforce Development Opportunities Contracting Initiative
MOST RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
June 2021 (Vol. XXII, No. 6) [pdf version]
Executive Order Seeks to Improve Cybersecurity and Protect Federal Networks
New, Improved SAM.gov Unveiled
DOD Addresses Contract Closeouts, Debriefings
Increased Size Standards Proposed for Trade Industries