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US Federal Contractor Registration: Despite Sequestration Uncertainty, Contracting Opportunities Still Available for Small Businesses Reports US Federal Contractor Registration

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

US Federal Contractor Registration is reporting ample federal contracting opportunities for small businesses in the face of difficulties caused by sequestration.  US Federal Contractor RegistrationSequestration refers to the automatic budget cuts resulting from the Budget Control Act of 2011, which...

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How to Register in System for Award Management (SAM)?

HOW TO REGISTER IN SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT

What is System for Award Management (SAM) registration? The System for Award Management (SAM) is the Official U.S. Government system that consolidated the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS. In order for businesses to be eligible for government contracts they must first...

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Government Contracting: Rough 2013 Hurricane Season is Anticipated

Tropical Storm Issac Hurricane FEMA

Contractors prepare for a brutal hurricane season as stated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or better known as NOAA. As hurricane season starts to get back into swing, NOAA has declared this season to be one for the record books. NOAA has released forecasts that anticipate the occurrence of over 13 hurricanes this season.

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Download your Free Federal Set-Aside Packet

Government Contracting Profitability Assessment

This valuable packet contains  all the basic information on some of the key set-asides that are available for your business. The packet discusses all of the top Federal Set-Asides that would available to your business such as HUBZone, 8(a), Woman Owned, Service Disabled Veteran...

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Government Contracting:Changes Proposed for Suspension and Debarment Proceedings Could take Power and Flexibility from Agencies

A bill proposed on February 7th by House oversight chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., could change the way suspension and deparment programs are administered. The Stop Unworthy Spending, or SUSPEND, Act would consolidate the suspension and debarment offices of over...

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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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VA Interprets “Veterans First” to Mean Veterans Last

A story published yesterday in the Kansas City Star caught our attention.  A 40 year old Marine service-disabled veteran who owns a commercial kitchen supply business in Michigan was unable to bid on two VA supply contracts due to restricted...

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8(a) Certification Eligibility Requirements

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

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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Is Your Business Considered a “Small Business”?

If your company is involved in government contracting, it’s important to know whether your business is considered a small business.  This designation is determined by the Small Business Administration size standards.  While many business owners do not know how to...

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