Small Business Awards Top $120 Billion in FY 2018

  The federal government exceeded its small business federal contracting goal for the sixth consecutive year, awarding just over 25% of federal contract dollars to small businesses in FY 2018 … [Read more...]

NAICS Code Appeals

When a solicitation is issued, the Contracting Officer designates the NAICS code which best describes the principal purpose of the product or service being acquired, and the corresponding size … [Read more...]

Small Business Size Standards – Affiliated Companies

  The Small Business Administration (SBA) determines size standards based on North American Industrial Classicization Codes (NAICS). Size standards vary by industry and NAICS code, so if … [Read more...]

Set-Asides and Sole Source Awards – Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

  Set-Asides for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) A procurement may be set-aside for a SDVOSB business when: The Contracting Officer can reasonably expect to … [Read more...]

Small-Business Set-Asides – Limits on Subcontracting

If a contract is a small business set-aside, the small business must perform a certain percentage of the work themselves - Federal Acquisitions limit how much of the work can be subcontracted. FAR … [Read more...]

What is a Set-Aside Code?

  Under the Small Business Act, federal agencies conduct a variety of procurements that are reserved partially or totally for small business participation. See FAR Part 19 for more … [Read more...]