Bid Protests & Contractor Teaming Agreement Requirements

How to Avoid Costly Contractor Teaming Agreement Mistakes in a Bid Protest When submitting a government proposal, you may choose to submit a contractor teaming agreement to show evidence of relationships with another subcontractor. Yet, a question arises in a bid protest whether your teaming agreements were sufficiently evaluated by the Source Selection… Read more »

SBA Small Business Certification Requirements

Make Sure that Your Company Meets the Small Business Administration SBA small business certification requirements for Bidding and Official representation Or Else You Risk Losing Your Government Contracts Award in a Small Business Size Protest and Exposure to Criminal Liability Meeting the SBA small business certification requirements requires an understanding of… Read more »

Service Disabled Veteran Government Contracts & SDVOSB Teaming Arrangements

Whether you are contemplating getting into a subcontractor relationship via an SDVOSB teaming arrangement for an upcoming project, small businesses use teaming agreements for many reasons. Each contractor’s goal is different. However, the ultimate concern of all interested parties should be whether the planned team relationship is legal or whether… Read more »

SBA Agreements & Government Teaming Contracts

Beware of an Improperly Drafted Government Contractor Teaming Arrangement  Using a Small business contractor teaming agreement is becoming a hot topic with small business set aside awards.  The SBA’s new rules about affiliation do not help matters much. However, there are some benefits to properly structuring contractor teaming arrangements and… Read more »

Government Subcontracting The Basics Information FAR 52.219 8

Small businesses become fertile ground for federal investigations when they either subcontract out too much work or simply engage in pass-through contracting. If you are new to federal contracting or an existing government contractor, you should promptly get up to speed on government subcontracting the basics IAW FAR 52.219 8… Read more »

How to Structure Contractor Teaming Arrangements

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 »