Federal Acquisition Regulation

FILE - In this March 26, 2021, file photo a member of the Philadelphia Fire Department prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site setup in Philadelphia. Religious objections, once used only sparingly around the country to get exempted from various required vaccines, are becoming a much more widely used loophole against the COVID-19 shot. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Federal contractor forecast: Cloudy with a chance of needles

For contractors and feds alike, the waiting for final COVID rules and protocols is as bad as what the rules might be.

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GOAGovernment Accountability Office

OTAs and FAR: Lessons learned with non traditional contractors during the pandemic

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ADVANCE FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, DEC. 19, 2020 AND THEREAFTER -  Ray Bellia holds up N95 personal protective masks, used by medical and law enforcement professionals, in the warehouse of his Body Armor Outlet store, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, in Salem, N.H. Bellia's store rapidly evolved into one of the nation's 20 largest suppliers of personal protective equipment to states this past spring, according to a nationwide analysis of state purchasing data by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Increased OTA use from COVID contract boom caused transparency issues, watchdog agency says

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The Coalition for Government Procurement

Making cost-reimbursement task orders part of the MAS Program

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LinkedinJeffery Chiow

Contractors who want better post-award debriefings, now’s your chance to speak up

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DoD’s Space Development Agency shows how fast the FAR can be

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Eric White/Federal News NetworkDavid Berteau

What the president’s new order on race training means for federal contractors

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FAS-IG working group: Deja vu all over again

Federal Acquisition Service and the GSA IG formed a working group to improve the value of pre-award audits under the MAS program. Roger Waldron writes…

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IG says GSA missed out on potentially $1.1B in savings, but is that really the case?

The General Services Administration’s inspector general reviewed new schedule contracts or those being renewed over a three-year period and found the…

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(AP Photo/J. David Ake)FILE - This April 13, 2014 file photo shows the headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in Washington. The agency said Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, that it is stepping up its efforts to visit high-income taxpayers who failed in prior years to file their tax returns on time. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Longer tax-filing season means more fake tax returns for the IRS

In today’s Federal Newscast, the longer tax-filing season means more fake tax returns for the IRS.

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