SBA Mentor Protege Joint Venture Rules 13 CFR 124.513 & 13 CFR 125.9

Failure to Follow SBA Mentor Protege Joint Venture Rules 13 CFR 124.513 and 13 CFR 125.9 Can Cost You the Contract. Get Help Positioning Your Company for GSA’s OASIS UNRESTRICTED Contract Program. The Small Business Administration SBA 8a Mentor Protege Program Joint Venture rules have significant power when applied to… 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 »

FAR Small Business Subcontracting Plan Requirements

It is common practice in federal government proposal writing process for you to meet FAR small business subcontracting plan requirements (FAR 52.219-9)or, in the most recent cases, small business participation plans. The question is how do you write one that withstands bid protest scrutiny or potentially gets higher scores than your… Read more »

Size Appeals and The SBA Ostensible Subcontractor Rule

The SBA Ostensible Subcontractor Rule is a potent sword used to extinguish contract awards to government contractors. Small businesses must be extremely careful when submitting proposals that intend to use incumbent employees. This can be fertile ground for an SBA size appeal under the Ostensible Subcontractor Rule. The SBA Ostensible… Read more »

Ostensible Subcontractor Rule

By: Theodore P. Watson.The Ostensible Subcontractor Rule creates a dangerous situation for small businesses when bidding on federal government contracts. It usually comes about when the competition files an Small Business Administration (SBA) size protest and claims that you, as the awardee and prime contractor, are unusually reliant on the… Read more »