News Monthly Archives: January 2017

Accelerated Payment Policy Extended by OMB

January 31, 2017 Accelerated Small Business Subcontractor Payments Extended To December 31, 2017 Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Korprince, January 12, 2017 The government’s policy encouraging prompt payment to small business subcontractors has been extended to December 31, 2017. In a Memorandum … Continued

Cybersecurity Should be Important to All Businesses

January 26, 2017 SBA To Provide Strategy For Small Businesses To Improve Cybersecurity Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Moriarty, January 20, 2017 By the middle of this year, the U.S. Small Business Administration should have a strategy in place to assist small … Continued

Kansas City Contractor Indicted for Fraud

January 23, 2017 Construction Company Owner, Kansas City Veteran Indicted in ‘Rent-a-Vet’ Scheme Source: Kansas City infoZine, Staff, January 14, 2017 The former owner of a local construction company and a Kansas City, MO veteran were indicted by a federal … Continued

New Rule Issued about Reduced or Untimely Payments

January 20, 2017 New Federal Acquisition Regulation Rule – Reporting Reduced or Untimely Payments to Small Business Subcontractors Source: JD Supra Business Advisor, Jeffrey Gallant, January 12, 2017 The FAR Council has issued a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition … Continued

New Administration May Provide for More Opportunities for DBEs

January 13, 2017 DBE Contracting Opportunities under the Trump Administration Source: JD Supra Business Advisor, Tony Franco, January 6, 2017 With President-elect Trump’s promise to turn America’s crumbling infrastructure into an opportunity for accelerated economic growth, there are likely to … Continued