There are three general thresholds for being economically disadvantaged...
With the Rule Changes published effective on March 14, 2011 the Burden of Proof was placed..
As part of our consulting practice we prepare reconsiderations to the SBA for failed 8(a) applicatio..
The Federal Government spends approximately $6B annually with 8(a) construction firms. ..
The 8(a) certification is for firms that are deemed by the SBA to be owned by individuals..
These rules open up the 8(a) Program by removing Retirement Accounts and other items from the Econom..
A GSA Schedule and 8(a) Certification is becoming the one-two punch of Federal Contracting...
Today I wanted to illustrate the difference between where an 8(a) Construction firm and an 8(a)..
8(a) Certification is a great starting point from which a small business may prosper...
If we look at the pattern for firms that currently in year 8-9 in the program we see that the averag..
www.ez8a.com assists minority owned businesses in obtaining an 8(a) Certification from the U.S. Fede..
SBA Definition: FAR 124.08 “Brokers are ineligible to participate in the 8(a) BD program...
Companies that have under $1 million in annual revenue entering the 8(a) program are billing over $2..
Background Information – Economically Disadvantaged In order to be 8(a) certified the owner of the..
Getting an 8(a) Certification is a course altering event for most businesses...
In order for an 8(a) applicant firm to become certified the firm in most cases must not be affiliate..
I get asked about 8(a) post award marketing and what kinds of tools are available to an 8(a) firm...
The 8(a) Program is a Small Business Administration program which intends to provide assistance to e..
In order to apply for an 8(a) certification the applicant must be full-time dedicated to the applica..
There are approximately 9,000 8(a) certified firms. Of these firms over 1,100 of these firms are IT ..
The first two columns of the table below shows the number of 8(a) firms per state and the amount of ..
Affiliated Entity – If one business concern or entity has the power to control another either dire..
The net income calculation that is done for the 8a certification can be slightly complicated at firs..
8a applicants we have been talking with recently have expressed concern that the 8a certification wi..
8a Socially Disadvantaged Groups One of the largest hurdles for any business owner that would like t..
The SBA has a concentration of business rule that is based upon OHA court precedence...
In 1971 Congress passed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, 13 Alaska Native Corporations were ..
Getting an 8a certification is a course altering event for most businesses...
1.) Your company cannot get 8a certified if a close relative is currently 8a certified. ..
SDB – Small Disadvantaged Business On December 9, 2004, statutory authority to use the SDB price e..
Over the last 12 months the Federal government has awarded the least number of new 8a certifications..
Application Submittal The application is received by the Division of Program Certification and Eligi..
8a firms are often best equipped to help their neighbors when national disasters hit...
Many companies every year set the goal to break into the lucrative federal market space. ..
Rank Last Year Company Annual Growth Rate SBA Certification..
The SBA reports that in 2013 the number of firms applying for 8(a) was 2,325. According to a Small B..
Small Business Administration (SBA) Certifications Deciding when to go forward with you 8a applicati..
As part of a firm’s 8(a) Application the SBA must determine that a firm is ready and will be succe..
In order for a company to become 8(a) certified, one of the requirements that must be met is to prov..
A firm should assess the marketing advantages it has when going forward for an 8a certification. The..
Listed below are four common ways an 8a Certified firm is awarded contracts by the Federal Governmen..
The Federal Government spends approximately $6B annually with 8(a) construction firms. This amount i..
The two basic factors for whether a two year waiver is required: 1. Has the applicant concern been i..
The SBA 8a application lacks a list of clearly defined instructions from the SBA and has many pitfal..
$112.4 Billion is the amount of Federal Spend for Construction for 2011 5% is the target spending fo..
Small Disadvantaged Businesses & 8a firms receive approximately $2.8 billion through the GSA Schedul..
The goal of the nine year 8a business development program is to prepare a company that is both socia..
I talk to a lot of people and most people think the government marketplace is stagnate. Nothing coul..