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Government Contracting Cheat Sheet for Abbreviations

System for Award Management

SAM = System for Award Management (replaced CCR & ORCA) sam.gov DUNS = Dun & Bradstreet (Business code/credit rating) CAGE = Commercial and Government Entity Code (SAM registration & CAGE are what the government uses to pay your business) NCAGE =NATO Commercial...

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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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Promoting Economic and Employment Growth By Utilizing the HUBZone Program

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The federal government provides set-aside programs devoted to assisting veteran, women, and minority owned businesses.  The HUBZone Program is designed to help small businesses in urban and rural locations build economic and employment growth in their area. According to the...

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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 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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