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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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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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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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WOSB – How to Self-Certify

Today, the SBA’s highly anticipated WOSB 8(m) program takes effect and many women owned small businesses are eager to find out how to get their company certified.  While the SBA will eventually have a list of approved third party certifiers,...

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Government Contracting Tips – WOSB Program’s 83 NAICS codes

In our last entry, we discussed how a small business can determine whether or not they meet the criteria for a women owned small business (WOSB). Today we’ll discuss the 83 NAICS codes identified in the ruling and how they...

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SBA WOSB 8(m) Program – Eligibility

This Friday, February 4th, the SBA’s Woman Owned Small Business final ruling is scheduled to take effect. This is shaping up to be an exciting year for woman owned small businesses, but like most government programs there will be some...

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Don’t Forget – Final Rule on WOSB on Friday!

Just a quick reminder that the SBA's final ruling on the WOSB program takes effect this Friday, February 4th.  Check out the full ruling on the Federal Register's online journal.  We'll include more information about the ruling and what it...

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Quick Overview of the WOSB Program

Thanks to a recent final ruling by the U.S. Small Business Administration last October, women-owned small businesses (WOSBs) can look forward to exciting opportunities starting February 4, 2011.  In an effort to level the playing field and give women a...

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