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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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Govkinex: President Obama Plans to Create a “More Innovative” Government for American Businesses

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

President Obama this past week spoke to his staff about correcting issues that have slowed down government procedures. These procedures that President Obama referred to include using newly designed technology to deliver better services and ultimately save the government money....

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NDAA Improves Subcontracting Opportunities for Federal Contractors in 2013

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The Federal Government’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is reenforcing subcontracting opportunities by closely monitoring prime contractors that offer subcontracting plans. According to FAR 52.219-9 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), prime contractors must make specific outreach efforts to small business subcontractors...

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Government Contracting Cheat Sheet for Abbreviations

System for Award Management

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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Five Internet Safety Tips for Government Contractors to Avoid Online Scams

Anyone who uses the internet must watch out for possible scams and fraud, whether they're using it for personal or business purposes.  Considering contractor registration and bidding is primarily performed online now, this is especially true for government contractors.  To...

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