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Small Federal Contractors Should Respect the Fruit! - The American Small Business Coalition

Let me start with how psyched I am that over the last thirty days I’ve been contacted by members letting me know they’ve been awarded orders processed using Simplified Acquisition Procedures, valued over $2 million dollars! 39 more words

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8(a) Program: SBA "Searching For Reasons To Deny" Women? - SmallGovCon

These strong words come from a recent SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals decision, in which OHA again overturned the SBA’s denial of a woman-owned business’s 8(a) application. 11 more words

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Loneliest Number Or Not, It Pays To Be The 'One' - The American Small Business Coalition

I was three years old when Three Dog Night released their hit ‘One is the Loneliest Number’ and now, nearly fifty years later, I get to use it as a reference for lost opportunities in government contracting. 16 more words

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Forming Eight JVs Did Not Create Affiliation - SmallGovCon

In a recent size appeal case, the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals upheld the decision of the SBA Area Office, which found that the mentor and protege were not affiliated despite their substantial history of joint venturing. 9 more words

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NAICS Code Appeals Allowed On 8(a) Set-Asides - SmallGovCon

In a recent decision, SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals rejected the argument that acceptance of a procurement into the 8(a) Program results in the approval of the NAICS code assigned to that procurement, thus preventing subsequent NAICS code appeals. 9 more words

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How a Drop in the Bucket Can Make All the Difference! - The American Small Business Coalition

Quite a few of the companies we engage with are in the $10M or less category for annual revenues, which is why it’s interesting for me to dissect industry data and find ways to drive their business growth. 17 more words

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Affiliate's Schedule Contract Didn't Count, Says Court - SmallGovCon

An offeror was not entitled to hold itself out as having a Federal Supply Schedule contract by virtue of its relationship with an affiliated company that held the FSS contract. 11 more words

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