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, theContinue Reading SBA Recognizes Inflation in Size Standards, Eligibility for 8(a) and EDWOSB Programs
Small Business Compliance Due Diligence Leads to Reduced FCA Penalty
Earlier this month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $5.2 million civil settlement agreement to resolve small business set-aside fraud allegations against an aerospace contractor.
While the $5+ million…Continue Reading Small Business Compliance Due Diligence Leads to Reduced FCA Penalty
Contractor Alert: Mandatory WOSB Certification Deadline Pending
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…
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WOSB Certification Errors Lead to Size Protest
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…
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Look Before You Leap: Strategic Teaming Under the New SBA Rules
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…
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SBA Final Rule Creates New “Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program”
The future is now for government contractors. A new Small Business Administration (SBA) regulation finalizes the long-anticipated expansion of the small business mentor-protégé program. This major policy shift vastly…
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The SBA’s Proposed Expansion of the Mentor-Protégé Program Marches On – Is Your Small Business Prepared?
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?
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Contractor Update: How to Own and Control Your Small Business
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…
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Back-to-Back: U.S. Government Again Meets Small Business Contracting Goals
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…
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Coming Soon: WOSB Sole Source Contracts
Women-Owned Small Businesses, rejoice!
The SBA issued a proposed rule that would give contracting officers the authority to award sole source contracts to Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically…
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