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Moving SDVOSB Verification To SBA Would Save $5 Million - SmallGovCon

Moving SDVOSB verification from the VA to the SBA would save approximately $5 million annually, according to a recent cost estimate issued by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. 10 more words

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Not all GWACs hit hard as IT spending declines | Federal Times | federaltimes.com

The IT spending compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the time period is -5.5 percent. There was a -8.8 percent decrease in IT spending from fiscal 2012 to 2013, which totaled a loss of $6.6 billion. 14 more words

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Tell Me More About This 'No Contract Vehicles Needed' Thing and Why It Matters. - The American Small Business Coalition

Psst! Take a look over here for a second. I’ve got something that might interest you. That is if you’re trying to sell goods and services to Uncle Sam and keep getting the line “If you only had a GSA Schedule, or an IDIQ!” You’ve heard that before, right? 11 more words

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SDB Fraud: Subcontractors Pay $1.9 Million Settlement - SmallGovCon

Five subcontractors and two individuals have paid the government nearly $1.9 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by falsely representing themselves as small disadvantaged businesses. 8 more words

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Why past performance must be part of acquisition reform -- FCW

Editor’s Note: Jaime Gracia is a member of The American Small Business Coalition’s GovCon Help Desk A-Team, a group of industry experts and practitioners providing sage insights to inquiries submitted by members. 76 more words

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DOT DBE Fraud: Construction Company Admits False Statements - SmallGovCon

According to a DOJ press release, as part of the resolution, the construction company has admitted that it made false statements to the government that a DBE performed more than $3 million in subcontracted work, when in fact, that work was performed by a non-DBE. 10 more words

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Affiliates' Past Performance: Solicitation Terms Control - SmallGovCon

In a recent bid protest decision, the GAO held that an agency properly refused to consider the past performance of the offeror’s parent company because the solicitation restricted the scope of the agency’s past performance review. 8 more words

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