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Contractors and Homeowners in the State of New Jersey are in a Standstill Waiting on New Flood Elevation Regulations; FEMA vs. Homeowner vs. Insurance?

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"In New Jersey everything is at a complete standstill. Government contractors that are working on the devastated areas of the jersey shore are waiting to see what the new elevation codes will be. And on top of all of this,...

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New National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 Removes Contract Thresholds for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB)

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President Obama signed into effect the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013, which now provides limitless contracting dollars to women-owned small businesses (WOSB) and economically disadvantaged women-owned businesses (EDWOSB). The original policy previously capped WOSB and EDWOSB manufacturing contracts at...

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Law Protects Government Contractors from Damage of Sequestration

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The sequestration is now going to take full affect resulting in massive budget cuts, eventual government lay-offs, and a number of other hurdles that require an immediate leap. The Fiscal Cliff comprise was proven to be not a compromise at...

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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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Accessing User Manuals to Complete ORCA Filing

In order to bid on Federal contracts, vendors are required to complete their ORCA filing after they finish their CCR registration.  The Online Representations and Certification Application replaces the representations and certifications vendors were required to complete for each individual...

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GSA Registration Overview

For many successful vendors, obtaining a GSA Schedule contract seems like the logical “next step” in their government contracting career.  A GSA Schedule contract can be very rewarding for a business but also comes with some risks as well.  Obtaining...

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Is Your Business Registered for FEMA Contracts?

Although Hurricane Irene is long gone and Hurricane Katia is fizzling out in the Atlantic, FEMA still needs experienced and registered contractors in order to conduct nationwide disaster relief efforts.  Recovery efforts along the east coast are still in full...

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