The Federal Government spends $500 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
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 35 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
THE FEDERAL PROCUREMENT PROCESS: How the Government Buys What It Needs
PROVIDING FOREIGN PRODUCTS TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
THE HISTORY OF FEDERAL PROCUREMENT: How We Got To Where We Are
THE DEFENSE PRIORITIES AND ALLOCATIONS SYSTEM
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RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCHES
12/5/19, Small Business Administration (SBA); Calculation of Annual Average Receipts for Small Business Size Standards
12/4/19, Small Business Administration (SBA); Modernizing 504 Loan Program Corporate Governance Requirements
12/4/19, Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR); Class Deviation on CPARS Thresholds
11/29/19, Small Business Administration (SBA); Small Business Government Contracting
11/27/19, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Management of Should-Cost Review Process
11/27/19, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Modification of “Accident Reporting Involving Aircraft and Space Vehicles”
11/27/19, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Repeal of Temporary Statutory Authorities
11/27/19, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Use of Fixed-Price Contracts
11/27/19, Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS); Treatment of Certain Items as Commercial Items
11/27/19, Department of Commerce; Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
November 2019 (Vol. XX, No. 11) [pdf version]
FAC 2020-01 Makes Changes to “Commercial Item” Definition
Four FAR Rules Proposed
DFARS Clauses and Provisions All Scrambled Up
GSA Consolidating Schedules, Retiring FedBizOpps