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Sequestration effects on Federal Contracts

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There was a lot written about sequestration earlier this year, including a lot of panic that sequestration would all but shut down the government and our economy would crash.  Well it seems that the...

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Government Business and Federal Contracts flowing

The other day I talked about how there could be a lot of funding released in the next 3 months.  I think there is some evidence already of this activity beginning. For instance, in the last week the US...

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What's the difference between a Federal Government grant and contract

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Many times when I talk with small businesses, they don't fully understand the difference between a Federal Grant and a Federal Contract. It is important for a small business to completely understand if...

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Small Business Finance and Government Contracts

I have had several discussions recently with small businesses that are concerned with finding ways to fund their small business.  Anyone that has started a business knows that certainly is one of the...

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Government Contracting and the FY2014 Budget

The FY2014 Federal Government Budget was released by the Executive Branch and sent to the Legislative branch on April 10, 2013.  The budget proposal is 244 pages long.  President Obama indicated that...

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Trends in Government Contracts

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Most of the core requirements for contracting with the Federal Government originate in the Federal Acquisition Regulations or FAR.  These series of documents describe in great detail the how and the why...

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Should I outsource my government contract accounting?

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This question may come up many times in a small business.  It may start out even more basic as "Do I need an Accountant?".  As you can see from the referenced article, there are many sound reasons to...

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