July 3, 2017
Professor Charles Tiefer Challenges Accuracy of Government Small Business Data
Source: EIN NEWSDESK, Marketwired, Kyle Hilmoe, June 21, 2017
According to the American Small Business League, Professor Charles Tiefer has been widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on government contracting, federal contracting law and legislation. He is a Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Professor Tiefer has written several legal opinions that challenge the accuracy of small business contracting data released by the Small Business Administration. He has now written an article titled, “Trump Administration Fails At Creating Jobs By Missing Small Business Contract Targets“. The article was published on Forbes.com and points out the SBA significantly inflated government small business data by including billions in federal contracts to Fortune 500 firms in the volume of contracts the SBA claimed were awarded to small businesses.
On May 18th, the Small Business Administration released their report for fiscal year 2016 claiming small businesses received $99.96 billion in federal contracts and 24.34 percent of all federal contracts in 2016. READ MORE….
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