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New Government Contracts Created Despite Government Shutdown

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Several news sources are stating that a government shutdown would greatly effect government contractors and small businesses, but that proves to be incorrect with agencies still releasing contracts.  FedBizOpps (FBO.gov,) the government’s massive database that displays all of the available...

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Government Contractors Will Be Unaffected in the Case of a Government Shutdown

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

Bottom line, government contractors will not be affected in the case of a government shutdown. However, everyone is still curious to who will be affected.  The answer is non-essential government employees.  Some government contractors that work in government facilities that...

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OASIS Program Extends RFP Deadline to Early October

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

The GSA’s One Acquisition for Integrated Services (OASIS) released the first RFPs (Request for Proposal) on FedBizOpps (FBO.gov) last month.  However, the General Services Administration (GSA) has decided to extend their original deadline of September 17th to October 10th.  The...

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GovernmentContractingTips.com: End of Fiscal Year Approaches with Billions Left to Spend

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As we move closer and closer to the end of the fiscal year, procurement officers are about to spend truck loads of money to hit their spending quotas.  Many procurement officers rush to spend the last of their budgets. This...

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NASA Announces the Launch of SEWP V Contracting Vehicle

SEWP V

Since 1993 NASA has been generating the SEWP (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement), a procurement vehicle designed to deliver technical support in the form of hardware such as computers, new servers and now cloud storage for federal agencies and employees. NASA has...

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Woman-Owned Small Business Contractors Continue to Thrive in Spite of Recent Sequester

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

Woman-owned small businesses in the 2013 fiscal year have been pulling in contract after contract due to small business set-aside initiative. The Federal Acquisition Regulations (which contains over 2,200 pages of government rules) states very clearly that 23% of all...

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GovernmentContractingTips.com Interviews Lloyd Chapman, President of the American Small Business League

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

he Small Business Administration announced recently that our government just missed their overall23% goal of small business contracting. The SBA claims that 22.5% was devoted to small business contracting, which was an increase from last year’s 21.54% in 2011. However, organizations like theAmerican Small Business League claim that these figures are fabricated, and millions of dollars are actually still illegally being awarded to large corporations. Fact or fiction?

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VETS – Veterans Technology Services

GSA

VETS - Veterans Technology Services Veterans Technology Services (VETS), a small business set-aside GWAC, provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a qualified, diverse pool of service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses. With a $5 billion program ceiling and a five-year...

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8a STARS II

GSA

8(a) STARS II, a small business set-aside GWAC, provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners. With a $10 billion program ceiling and a five-year base period with one five-year option, 8(a)...

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