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Registered Federal Contractors Are Called Into Action After Tornado Sweeps Through Southeast

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Southern states took shelter when a a mega-force tornado ravaged through their communities causing millions of dollars in damage and leaving over 21,000 people without power.  Close to ten states were affected by the storm and officials are still seeking...

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Qualifying as an 8(m) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)

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This is a call to action ladies! Registering your business as a 8(m) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) can provide an enormous amount of federal benefits to a business owner. Countless Women-Owned Businesses have never even heard of this...

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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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US Federal Contractor Registration Awards Verified Vendor Seal to Clean Sweep Group Inc

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Clean Sweep Group Inc (CSGI) is the very first company in the United States to offer comprehensive infection prevention services through microbial cleaning. CSGI has also created training courses to all businesses interested in learning more about their methodology and...

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Congress Approves Funding of $50.7 Billion to New Jersey and New York for Hurricane Sandy Devastation

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Finally after weeks of debating and deliberating, Congress approved $50.7 billion to be granted to the state of New Jersey and New York to help rebuild their beach shores and other areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. These funds were divided...

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Understanding the Verification Process for the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern Program (SDVOSBC)

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In 1999, Congress passed Public Law 106-50, which established the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act. goal was to generate 3% of the total value of all prime contracts and subcontract awards to be set-aside for owned and controlled...

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Understanding the Certification Process as an 8 (m) Woman-Owned Small Business

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The federal government has set-aside 5 percent of federal contracting funds to the 8 (m) Woman-Owned Small Business program. In 2010, the federal government increased the number of set-asides from 3.5 percent to 5 percent in an effort to create...

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Small Business Opportunities Arise Under Simplified Acquisition Threshold

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On April 25, 2012, the Office of Management and Budget for the Executive Office of the President released a follow-up memorandum discussing the requirements in the Small Business Act. This release restated how agencies are required to set aside work...

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