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
7/27/21, Public Law 117-28, Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2021
7/23/21, Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled; Provisions Relating to Public Contracts
7/22/21, Prompt Payment Act and Contract Disputes Act Interest Rate (1 1/8%)
7/22/21, Labor; Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors
7/16/21, Defense; Removal of Commercial Activities Program Regulations
7/9/21, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Data Collection and Inventory for Services Contracts
7/9/21, Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR); Deviation for Revised and Added DEAR Provisions and Clauses for Technology Transfer
7/2/21, Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR); Access to Contractor Records
7/2/21, Army Corps of Engineers; Removal of “Procurement Activities of the Corps of Engineers” Regulations
7/2/21, Office of Management and Budget; Updates to North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) for 2022
MOST RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
July 2021 (Vol. XXII, No. 7) [pdf version]
FAC 2021-06 Addresses Equipment Acquisitions, Fair Opportunity Under Task and Delivery Orders
Proposed FAR Rule to Update HUBZone Program
DOD Issues Two Deviations, One Revision
Guidance on Reducing Made in America Waivers Issued