Federal Woman Owned Small Business WOSB Certification

For many small businesses seeking to get into the federal contracting marketplace, the Woman-Owned- Small Business  (WOSB)  Federal Contracting Program was introduced in 2011 to all allow small businesses to further explore their opportunities for getting federal government contracts. Being a WOSB allows for companies to have a level playing… Read more »

Compliance With SBA Ban on Populated Joint Ventures

The SBA has made it clear that populated joint venture government contracts will no longer be allowed. This change came about when the SBA issued its final rule about the Mentor Protégé Program. The new unpopulated joint venture rule says that when a joint venture is formed as a separate… Read more »

What is Suspension of Government Contractors Definition & Meaning

Suspension Definition and Meaning Suspension of government contractors usually means that the agency has reasonable evidence to believe that the a contractor or individual has created some level of risk to taxpayer dollars. The U.S. Congress has the underlying responsibility to make sure that taxpayer dollars are spent well when… Read more »

Ten Commandments to Avoid Contractor Suspension and Debarment

When it comes to suspension and debarment from government contracts, companies should follow the basic ten commandments to reduce an adverse decision when responding to a proposed suspension debarment notice. Show That Your Company is a Responsible Government Contractor When responding to contractor debarment and suspension notices, the critical point… Read more »