Small Business Administration

The Federal Government is committed to developing its relationship with small and disadvantaged businesses through set-aside contracts that incentivize and protect these companies from competing with large, established competitors. But

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This month it becomes easier to qualify for and remain in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA)  programs as a direct result of high inflation over the last year.  Notably, the

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) finally put an end to self-certifications for the Woman-Owned Small Business Program (WOSB).  Starting now and continuing through October 15, 2020, federal contractors that want
Continue Reading Contractor Alert: Mandatory WOSB Certification Deadline Pending

The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced December 5 that it is changing the measuring period for calculating average annual gross receipts (revenue) of small businesses to determine small business size
Continue Reading SBA Increases Time Period for Calculating Annual Receipts of Small Businesses from 3 Years to 5 Years for Size Standard Purposes – Effective Jan. 6, 2020

It has been a long time coming, but it appears that the government will (finally) amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to align with prior changes by the Small Business
Continue Reading Contractor Update: Credit for Lower-Tier Subcontracts toward Small Business Subcontracting Goals

One of the primary benefits offered by the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) mentor-protégé programs is the ability to operate outside the normal rules governing affiliation.  Generally speaking, SBA allows
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Please see the following link for Fox Rothschild LLP’s Federal Contractors’ Guide to Small Business Administration Set-Aside Contracts, Size Standards, Size Protests, and Affiliation. 

http://www.foxrothschild.com/douglas-p-hibshman/publications/federal-contractors-guide-to-small-business-administration-set-aside-contracts-size-standards-size-protests-and-affiliation/

The federal government sets aside
Continue Reading Federal Contractors’ Guide to Small Business Administration Set-Aside Contracts, Size Standards, Size Protests, and Affiliation