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End of Fiscal Year Approaches; 32,700 Contracts Available on FBO.gov

Over the last 5 years, the federal government has spent around $540 billion each year towards federal government contracts, according to data on the USA Spending website. As the fiscal year closes, many procurement officers rush to spend the last of...

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DoD’s Clause Logic Service (CLS) will Improve the Quality and Quantity of Government Contracts for Small Business

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After much anticipation the Department of Defense (DoD) has finally released their much awaited web-service that will help refine and broaden procurement efficiency. The main objective for this new web interface is to allow provisions and clauses to DoD procurement...

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Government Contracting Cheat Sheet for Abbreviations

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SAM = System for Award Management (replaced CCR & ORCA) sam.gov DUNS = Dun & Bradstreet (Business code/credit rating) CAGE = Commercial and Government Entity Code (SAM registration & CAGE are what the government uses to pay your business) NCAGE =NATO Commercial...

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New National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 Removes Contract Thresholds for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB)

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President Obama signed into effect the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013, which now provides limitless contracting dollars to women-owned small businesses (WOSB) and economically disadvantaged women-owned businesses (EDWOSB). The original policy previously capped WOSB and EDWOSB manufacturing contracts at...

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How to Draft a Capability Statement

After you've completed your SAM registration, it's time to start marketing your business to Federal agencies.  The best way to get your foot in the door with purchasing officers is by sending them your capabilities statement.  This is a concise,...

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Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council Plans to Further Help Small Business in Government Contracting

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Out of the total $500 billion that goes to government contracting, 23% of all of those contracts are devoted small business. Roughly $115 billion are currently set aside for businesses that meet the federal requirements. In an even more fair...

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Registered Federal Contractors Are Called Into Action After Tornado Sweeps Through Southeast

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Southern states took shelter when a a mega-force tornado ravaged through their communities causing millions of dollars in damage and leaving over 21,000 people without power.  Close to ten states were affected by the storm and officials are still seeking...

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‘First Steps to Government Contracting’ Guide Helps Small Businesses Learn the Basics of Federal Contracting

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When it comes to learning from beginning to end about government contracting the ‘First Steps to Government Contracting’ Guide is the best source.  To help level the playing field and give all vendors a fair shot at government contracts, US...

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Qualifying as an 8(m) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)

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This is a call to action ladies! Registering your business as a 8(m) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) can provide an enormous amount of federal benefits to a business owner. Countless Women-Owned Businesses have never even heard of this...

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