When it comes to structuring contractor teaming arrangements, the economy has become more challenging to small business owners. Government contracting is also becoming more challenging and hard to bid.  However, survivors are aggressively finding teaming partners to perform those federal projects that are left. The focus on teaming arrangements in federal contracts… Read more »

An  SBA 8(a)termination or graduation appeal is an appeal from an 8(a) BD termination or graduation determination, made by the Director, Office of Business Development (CFR 124.301-304). A small business can be terminated early from the 8(a) Program for situations such as: noncompliance of the reporting criteria; failure to maintain the business… Read more »

The 8a Certification Program is a nine-year business development program that allows a small economically and socially disadvantaged business to participate and have access to government contracts. 8a program eligibility requirements are heavily regulated and applicants seeking to get 8(a) certified must carefully review their information before sending to the SBA. The 8a… Read more »

When it comes to getting service disabled veteran owned SDVOSB small business contracts, the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-50) established an annual government-wide goal of not less than 3% of the total value of all prime contract and subcontract awards for participation by small business… Read more »