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Economically Disadvantaged

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As a government contractor (or prospective one), you’ve probably seen the term “economically disadvantaged” pop-up here and there. Mainly, you’re going to see it when it pertains to 8(a) Business Development Program and the Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business...

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DoD’s Clause Logic Service (CLS) will Improve the Quality and Quantity of Government Contracts for Small Business

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After much anticipation the Department of Defense (DoD) has finally released their much awaited web-service that will help refine and broaden procurement efficiency. The main objective for this new web interface is to allow provisions and clauses to DoD procurement...

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US Federal Contractor Registration Endorses Carr, Riggs & Ingram’s 2013 Summarized Compliance Plan for the 8(a) Business Development Program

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For companies that have received 8(a) status in 2013, congratulations on successfully completing the application process and for taking advantage of the opportunity to develop new business. However, with any government program, there are rules and guidelines in place that...

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How to Meet the Criteria as an 8(a) Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Business

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A business owner that controls 51% of his or her business can be considered 'socially disadvantaged' if they have been subject to racial/ethnic prejudice or cultural bias within our American society. The business owner's identity has be associated as a...

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$92 Million Dollar FEMA Contract Hires Federal Contractors for NYC Effort

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In this time of recovery in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many have been called upon to aid in the relief efforts.  In New York City, the 6,000 employed sanitation workers have been hard at work and have also acquired...

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How the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization can Help you win Government Contracts

When trying to win government contracts, one of the best resources for small businesses are actually a part of the agencies they’re trying to contract with.  Established by an amendment to the Small Business Act, the Office of Small and...

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How to Apply for the 8(a) Business Development Program

The 8(a) Business Development Program offered by the Small Business Administration can help disadvantaged small businesses learn the skills and access the tools necessary to be successful.  Although the application process is complicated and highly detailed, the assistance offered by...

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8(a) Certification Eligibility Requirements

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There are many tools and programs available to help small businesses succeed.  One popular program is the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Certification.   In a nutshell, the 8(a) Business Development program was designed to give small disadvantaged businesses the support...

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