How To Create A Proper Federal Bid For Small Businesses Contracts

The Bid The Federal government has the following type of solicitations for bidding: Request for Quotation (RFQ). This type is for contracts below $150,000 with a simplified acquisition procedure. Request for Proposal (RFP). This type of solicitation asks vendors to propose in response to the government’s request. You can (and often will) discuss delivery details,… Continue reading How To Create A Proper Federal Bid For Small Businesses Contracts

What Is New In Government Contracting

The United States Federal Government The United States government buys many of the products and services it needs from suppliers who meet certain qualifications. It applies standardized procedures by which to acquire goods and services. That is, the government does not purchase items or services in the same way in which private companies might secure… Continue reading What Is New In Government Contracting

Why Small Businesses Should Consider Government Contracting

Why Work For The Government? There are many compelling reasons to work for the Federal Government.  We will detail how a small business can benefit greatly from being a government contractor. Being A Government Contractor Is A Great Way To Make Your Business Stand Out In An Overcrowded Field Business can be very competitive. Working… Continue reading Why Small Businesses Should Consider Government Contracting

The Small Business Advantage In Government Contracting

Can a Small Business hope to compete for federal government contracts? The Federal Government is required to reward a certain amount of its contract to small businesses. Last year the Federal government awarded 25% of its contracts to small businesses. In 2018 the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the Federal government awarded a total… Continue reading The Small Business Advantage In Government Contracting

Procurement Advice For Government Contractors

Make Sure You Have The Right Staff It is vitally important that government contractors have skilled accounting staff to ensure that the company complies with all policy regulations. The company must have adequate policies and procedures to prevent mistakes, especially for their timely discovery and correction. This helps cut down on exposure to accounting errors… Continue reading Procurement Advice For Government Contractors

Government Contracting Opportunities For Small Businesses

What is FAR? The FAR is a standardized set of regulations employed by all federal agencies in making purchases. It provides procedures for how to maneuver in the procurement process. It takes you through the need for the product and service to the award of the contract. Specifications As of 2001, the United States Federal… Continue reading Government Contracting Opportunities For Small Businesses

How To Properly Protest A Government Contracting Decision For Small Businesses

The Government Would Like to Keep Contract Conflicts Out of Court All contractors have the right to dispute and appeal. However, the government prefers to try to resolve all contractual issues in controversy by mutual agreement at the contracting officer’s level. The government expects you to use reasonable efforts to resolving controversies, before the submission… Continue reading How To Properly Protest A Government Contracting Decision For Small Businesses

Terminating Government Contracts

Contract Administration Issues Federal contracts are different from the average commercial contracts. They have general contract provisions that are unique to the government. These contract provisions include statutory or regulatory requirements that only apply to the federal government. They include the following: Termination for default  Termination for convenience Contract changes Payments Specifications Inspection  Testing.  These… Continue reading Terminating Government Contracts