Podcast Ep 6: Fiscal Year Q4 Spending Spree

Sep 16, 2019 12:51:00 PM / by David Rockwell

TGBAP-006-q4-spending-federal-governmentThere are a number of reasons why the government spends more in the last quarter of the fiscal year. It is crucial to know when the federal government’s fiscal year actually ends and how your business can get a piece of the action. In this podcast episode we look at Fiscal Year 2019, but this information can easily be translated to Fiscal Year 2020 and beyond.

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After you finish the episode, check out the helpful links and homework below to get the most out of this installment.

Fun Fact

Spending in 2020 on government contracts could possibly hit $600 billion for the first time. USFCR breaks down this potential spending milestone on an episode of Federal Insider Live.



Helpful Links

Looking to do some advanced market research with an easy-to-use tool? Learn More about the Advanced Procurement Portal.

USASpending.gov is another useful website for market research. Check out the spending report for Fiscal Year 2019.

Get to know the guest on this episode, USFCR Vice President, Matthew Pulver.


What does spending look like in your industry. Visit USASpending.gov, perform an advanced search with your NAICS code.

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David Rockwell

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David is a writer and educational multimedia producer for government contractors around the world. Some of his favorite work, with the experts at USFCR, is telling success stories of businesses that win federal contracts.

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