Category Archives: Regulations

FAR Rule Addresses Costs of Foreign Contractor Excise Tax

The Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration today issued a proposed rule that would amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation to address the 2 percent tax on certain foreign procurements imposed by the James Zadroga … Continue reading

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NASA Publishes FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has published the Fiscal Year 2011 and the FY 2010 inventories of contracts for services. The inventories provide information on service contract actions over $25,000. The information is organized by function to show how contracted … Continue reading

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Good News for Navigating Government Contracting – Small Businesses

Dealing with the government is not something most business people put high on their lists of things they enjoy. But there’s a reason that small business owners are willing to put so much into learning the inner workings of the … Continue reading

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When The Web is Mad – Beware

So, you can’t really go anywhere without seeing some sort of darkened website or piece of a website today related to the SOPA and PIPA acts working there way through Congress.  The web is mad – and apparently they are … Continue reading

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FAR Updates for the New Year

The FAR Councils issued FAC 2005-55 with seven rules earlier this week. Most of the changes were administrative in nature (website updates to reflect SAM instead of CCR and ORCA, etc), but there was one substantive change.  FAR 52.209-9 regarding publicly … Continue reading

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Do YOU “Make too Much” as a Government Contractor?

Congress is poised to reduce how much the government pays defense contractors as reimbursement for the salaries they give their employees.  The government has a cap on how much it will pay for salaries of each defense contractor’s top five … Continue reading

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Jobs Jobs Jobs…

There has been a lot of discussion about jobs lately.  Apple CEO Steve Jobs resigned his position.  Many American workers don’t have a job.  There was a collective sigh across the country as a presidential address about jobs preempted early prime … Continue reading

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