Category Archives: Financial

Dec 13

SBA Modifies Method for Calculating Annual Revenues for Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today published in the Federal Register a final rule to modify its method for calculating annual revenues used to prescribe size standards for small businesses. The final rule is effective Jan. 6, 2020. … Read More

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Mar 28

The DUNS number—a unique ID for organizations doing business with the government—will be phased out in favor of a new identifier with a new name and vendor.

By Aaron Boyd, Senior Editor, NEXGOV https://www.nextgov.com/analytics-data/2019/03/federal-contractor-numbering-system-gets-first-new-managing-vendor-after-20-years/155678 March 19, 2019 A new vendor is taking over management of the vendor verification system run through the General Services Administration, ending a 20-year dynasty for the company that established the Data Universal … Read More

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Jan 16

Mentor Protégé Programs

Defense Acquisition University (DAU) “about” Mentor-Protégé Programs: https://www.dau.mil/acquipedia/pages/articledetails.aspx#!150  SBA’s All Small Mentor-Protégé Program: https://www.sba.gov/course/all-small-mentor-protege-program/  8(a) Mentor-Protégé Business Development Program: https://www.sba.gov/federal-contracting/contracting-assistance-programs/8a-business-development-program#section-header-7  DoD Mentor-Protégé program https://business.defense.gov/Programs/Mentor-Protege-Program/    Homeland Security Mentor-Protégé program https://www.dhs.gov/mentor-protege-program  Department of State Mentor-Protégé program https://www.state.gov/s/dmr/sdbu/c14690.htm  Department of Transportation Mentor-Protégé … Read More

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Dec 14

House Committee Proposes Ending SDVOSB Self-Certification

By Pamela Racer, PTAC Counselor at Western Carolina University The Small Business Administration (SBA) certifies small businesses for federal contracting set-aside/preference programs. This process helps to ensure that only qualified entities are able to take advantage from the $105 billion … Read More

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Jun 05

Veteran-Owned Eligibility Requirements

By Pam Racer, PTAC counselor at Western Carolina University Veteran-Owned Business eligibility requirements are changing. Growing inconsistencies between the processes used by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Veteran Owned Small Business Programs, initiated a push to … Read More

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