January, 2020 News

Is subcontracting your starting point into the federal marketplace? Hosted by SBA AK & PTAC

Join the SBA and Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for the first in a series of no-cost workshops aimed at helping you succeed as a federal contractor. During this first workshop, you will learn: 

  • Benefits of subcontracting
  • Federal subcontracting terms and process
  • How to find subcontracting opportunities 

Space is limited. Registration recommended, but not required. Webinar access is available and will be emailed to you the day before the event.

When:
Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Location:
Associated General Contractors
3750 Bonita Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701

REGISTER HERE

SBA to host Tribal Consultations regarding the 8(a) BD Program

SBA has proposed substantive changes to the regulations governing the 8(a) Business Development program. Some of these changes directly impact 8(a) applicants and Participants owned by tribes and Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs), and therefore SBA requests comments and input from the tribal and ANC communities on the various approaches and changes in the proposed rule.

New Mexico –
When:
Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 10AM – 2PM MST
Location:
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
2401 12th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM  87104

View the flyer HERE

Oklahoma – 
When: Thursday, January 16, 2020, 10AM – 2PM CST
Location:
Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Corporate Training Center
12777 North Rockwell Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73142

View the flyer HERE

Questions? E-mail ONAA@sba.gov or call (202) 205-6680

8(a) and ASMPP JV Reporting Due for 4th Quarter 2019

Attention 8(a) and ASMPP JVs – Reporting is due 45 days after the close of the 4th quarter ending December 31, 2019. You are required to submit quarterly reports to SBA for any contracts awarded under the JV by February 14, 2020.

  • 8(a) JVs – Submit reports to your SBA Business Opportunity Specialist
  • ASMPP – Submit reports via email to asmppjvreporting@sba.gov

NOTE:  Don’t forget that quarterly financials must include the salaries for the JV principals (Project Managers).

SBA to host Tribal Consultations regarding the 8(a) BD Program

SBA has proposed substantive changes to the regulations governing the 8(a) Business Development program. Some of these changes directly impact 8(a) applicants and Participants owned by tribes and Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs), and therefore SBA requests comments and input from…
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SBA Adopts the 5-Year Receipts Calculation

The SBA will be adopting the period of measurement for receipts-based size calculations from three (3) years to five (5) years, effective January 6, 2020. This long-awaited change is the result from the Small Business Runway Extension Act from 2018.…
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Changes to the HUBZone Program ARE HERE

SBA will implement final rules, effective December 26, 2019, changing regulations for the Historically Underutilized Business Zone Program (HUBZone Program). The new rules make it easier for HUBZone firms to understand and comply with Program requirements, offer HUBZone firms reduced…
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SBA HUBZone Program Report

The Historically Underutilized Business Zone Empowerment Contracting (HUBZone) program provides participating  small businesses located in areas with low income, high poverty, or high unemployment with contracting opportunities in the form of set-asides, sole-source awards, and price-evaluation preferences.  Firms must be certified…
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