Small Business Administration Size Protest Process SBA Form 355

What happens after Small Business Administration (SBA) receives a small business size standard protest or request for a formal size determination? Knowing the key points of a size protest can help a company to be responsive and not lose out a possible victory by failing to adequately complete the SBA… Read more »

Small Businesses Government Contracts and Their Fair Share

Are Small Businesses Getting Their Fair Share of Government Contracts Unfortunately, they don’t. The real question is why not? There is some analysis to this unfortunate fact about small business government contracts. First, large projects appear to be out of the reach of small businesses – or so they think…. Read more »

Ostensible Contractor Rule

Avoid Mistakes in Bid Protests Federal government contractors often have many questions about the Ostensible Contractor Rule and how it can impact the award of the contract. The bottom line is that if you are submitting government proposals as a small business, you want to stay away from the possibility… Read more »

Tips on How to Avoid SBA Small Business Size Protests

An SBA size protest occurs when your competition challenges your small business size standard after award of a government contract. There are a few things that small business can do to avoid an SBA size protest. They include: Making sure that teaming  partners or subcontractor does not perform the primary… Read more »

Watson & Associates overturn SBA Size Protest Decision

Address and Defeat Affiliation Issues in Size Protests. Watson & Associates’ size protest and size determination lawyers share important information to government contractors and small businesses that face adverse decisions stemming the contracting agencies or the Small Business Administration. The following cases had a national impact on how the SBA… Read more »

Getting Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Contracts

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 »