SBA Size Standards Protest Timeliness

Meeting SBA size protest timeliness requirements can be a problem when you are not sure when the clock actually starts.  More importantly, filing an untimely size protest can eliminate your opportunity for a second chance at a government project.   In many situations, because there is confusion about when the… Read more »

SBA Affiliation Common Management & Identity of Interest

Common management and identity of interest involve complex  SBA affiliation regulations, that if violated can impact your ability to bid on future government contracts. Issues commonly arise in size protests or during the initial 8a certification application process.  The following are pointers derived from the SBA. A basic understanding can help you avoid costly… Read more »

SBA Affiliation Rules Identity of Interest

SBA affiliation rules and identity of interest challenges can be complex and confusing. A common dispute arises when your competition files an SBA small business size appeal due to identity of interest. The SBA has a strong presumption of affiliation when you are doing business with other family members. Your first… Read more »

8a & SBA Mentor Protege Joint Venture Rules

Failure to Follow SBA Small Business Joint Venture Rules 13 CFR 124 Will Cost You the Contract. Get Help Positioning Your Company for GSA’s OASIS UNRESTRICTED Contract Program. The Small Business Administration 8a Mentor Protege Program Joint Venture rules have significant power when applied to submitting proposals for federal government… Read more »

Technical Proposal Writing Mistakes in Government Contracts

Lack of Crucial Technical Proposal Writing Information Can Cost You the Contract Technical proposals that introduce involvement or parent companies will be heavily scrutinized by government contracting agencies. Even when you are proposing larger subcontractors you still have to meet certain proposal inclusions to get a favorable rating. There are… Read more »