Resources to help US federal agency personnel understand the basic requirements imposed on the US federal government agencies under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) during the contract formation phases. This Toolkit includes resources to assist federal agency personnel with procurements using FAR contracting methods, which address basic concepts and legal issues that arise during the pre-solicitation and pre-award phases.
The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is the contracting process used by the US federal government to procure services and supplies. Congress requires the majority of agencies, including the largest ones, to use the FAR.
This Toolkit contains resources that provide practical guidance on FAR basics, advising agency procurement staff, reviewing procurements for legal sufficiency, identifying legal issues, and preparing for litigation.