Ownership and Control Criteria Changes Coming for SDVOSB Programs

January 3, 2017 SDVOSB Programs: 2017 NDAA Modifies Ownership & Control Criteria Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, December 12, 2016 The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act makes some important adjustments to the criteria for ownership and control of a service-disabled veteran-owned … Continued

2017 Has Potential to be a Spectacular Year for VOSBs

November 28, 2016 Tools that can help veteran-owned businesses win government contracts (with related video) Source: Government Product News, Michael Keating, November 4, 2016 As Veteran’s Day approaches on Nov. 11, things are looking up for veteran-owned businesses that are … Continued

VA Moves Quickly on Kingdomware Decision

September 1, 2016 VA doesn’t waste time in implementing Supreme Court decision Source: Federal News Radio, Jason Miller, August 15, 2016 The Veterans Affairs Department acted unusually quickly to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s “rule of two” decision in … Continued

VOSB and Franchise Agreements Explained

March 25, 2016 Most franchise agreements prevent veteran-owned businesses from becoming verified by VA Source: Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, Chuck Schadl, March 14, 2016 The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a fact sheet on the impact of … Continued

The Rule of Two to small business procurements explained

March 1, 2016 GAO: Rule of Two Not Satisfied Where Businesses Do Not Manufacture Products Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, February 16, 2016 Where an agency buys manufactured goods, the FAR’s Rule of Two is satisfied when two or small business manufacturers … Continued