Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs)

Small business owners need to be aware of the simple, proactive measures that are available right now to avoid headaches down the road.

One prime example is properly maintaining your
Continue Reading WOSB Certification Errors Lead to Size Protest

The SBA’s new “small business mentor-protégé program” is causing quite a stir.  As we covered yesterday, the new final rule opens the door for all small businesses (not just
Continue Reading Look Before You Leap: Strategic Teaming Under the New SBA Rules

The hallmark of the government’s Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business programs is ownership and control of the business by a qualifying service-disabled veteran of the U.S. military.  So what happens when
Continue Reading Contractor Lands in Hot Water Over SDVOSB Scam

Ready or not . . . here it comes.  Is your small business ready for the challenge of the SBA’s proposed expansion of the Mentor-Protege Program?

The Mentor-Protégé
Continue Reading The SBA’s Proposed Expansion of the Mentor-Protégé Program Marches On – Is Your Small Business Prepared?

Today we review more evidence reminding small business owners to get their house in order when it comes to questions of “ownership and control” in the eyes of the Small
Continue Reading Contractor Update: How to Own and Control Your Small Business

Is your small business doing all that it can to position itself in the Federal marketplace?  The Small Business Administration recently confirmed that there are literally billions of dollars on
Continue Reading Back-to-Back: U.S. Government Again Meets Small Business Contracting Goals

The SBA’s SDVOSB program is largely driven by decisions of the Veteran Administration (or Department of Defense).  As a general rule of thumb, a small business owner needs either the
Continue Reading SBA Boots Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Over Finding of Affiliation

In order to access the tremendous opportunities associated with the SBA’s small business development programs (like the Women-Owned Small Business Program and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program), a common requirement
Continue Reading Do You Actually Own Your Small Business?

Yesterday, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued new proposed rules that could dramatically change the landscape for small businesses, as well as large federal contractors that team with small business
Continue Reading SBA Proposes to Expand the Mentor-Protégé Program to Include All Small Businesses, Not Just 8(a) Small Businesses

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As the calendar turns to February, many of us have already let slide our personal resolutions for the New Year.  However, even if you’ve already forgotten what the inside of
Continue Reading Small Business Resolutions You Can (and Should) Keep