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
Available for $39.95 at Amazon.com
Also available for the Kindle!
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
12/3/21, Department of Energy (DOE); Policy Flash 2022-11, New User Guide for the Digital Made in America Waiver Portal
12/3/21, Department of Energy (DOE); Policy Flash 2022-10, Deviation Regarding Exceptions to the Limitations on Subcontracting Requirements for Small Business Concerns
12/2/21, Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Advancing Equity in Federal Procurement
12/2/21, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Updating References to Commercial Items
12/1/21, Defense; Reporting Requirements for DFARS Clause 252.223-7999, Ensuring Adequate COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors
12/1/21, Defense; Up to 60 Day Limited Excecption for Contractor Employees' COVID-19 Vaccinations
11/30/21, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Peer Reviews of Contracts for Supplies and Services
11/30/21, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Ground and Flight Risk
11/26/21, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR); Procurement Thresholds for Implementation of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979
11/24/21, Labor; Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors
MOST RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
November 2021 (Vol. XXII, No. 11) [pdf version]
Agencies Expedite Actions to Protect Contractor Employees from COVID
DOD Proposes Rules on Prototypes, Firms Used in Audits
Changes to WOSB/EDWOSB Certifications Proposed
Comments Sought on Minimizing Climate Change
OMB Issues More Guidance on Made in America Waivers