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The Federal Government spends nearly $600 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!

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GETTING STARTED IN FEDERAL CONTRACTING
Sixth Edition

468 pages, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-912481-27-2

Available for $39.95 in the Federal Government Contracts Bookstore,

or at Amazon.com

Also available for the Kindle!

After several years of budget cuts, the Federal Government is growing once again, and it 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 36 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

Sample Chapters:

Chapter 11, Small Business Programs           Chapter 13, Federal Supply Schedules



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RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCHES

9/30/20, Department of Energy; Conversion of Activities Performed by Small Business Concerns to Federal Employees

9/29/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Inflation Adjustment of Acquisition-Related Thresholds

9/29/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Assessing Contractor Implementation of Cybersecurity Requirements

9/29/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Determination Requirement for Certain Task- or Delivery-Order Contracts

9/29/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Repeal of “Substitutions for Military or Federal Specifications” Clause

9/29/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Repeal of “Alternate Preservation, Packaging, and Packing” Provision

9/29/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Restriction on the Acquisition of Tantalum

9/29/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Treatment of Certain Items as Commercial Items

9/29/20, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Source Restrictions on Auxiliary Ship Components

9/29/20, Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Ending Employee Trainings That Undermine Fair and Equal Treatment





RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER

September 2020 (Vol. XXI, No. 9)             [pdf version]
     More Guidance on Prohibited Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Equipment Issued
     More COVID-19 Guidance Issued
     DOD Cranks Up the DFARS Changes
     Multiple Award Schedule Consolidation in Final Phase
     Purchase Card Limits Unchanged by Threshold Increases
     ASTRO Program IDIQ Solicitation Issued
     Vets First Program Preference Clarified
     Federal Minimum Wage Increased to $10.95/Hour for 2021
     President Orders Review of Foreign Labor on Contracts
     FY 2019 Spending Up 6% to $590 Billion
     Nonmanufacturer Waiver Proposed for Surgical Beds
     FAR to Require Analysis of Equipment Acquisitions
     GSA Takes on Task-Orders
     SBA Amends SBIR/STTR Policy Directive
     EPAAR Addresses Open Source Software Requirements
     NASA Mandates Avoidance of Counterfeit Parts

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