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VA Suspends SDVOSB/VOSB Applications Effective May 21

According to a notice posted on the VA OSDBU website, the suspension will affect “both new applications and applications for re-verification.” Continue reading

GAO Releases Updated Bid Protest Guide

This Guide is packed with useful information and tips about using EPDS and about the protest process in general. Continue reading

Pentagon still doing business with contractor that allegedly spent tax dollars on luxury cars

‘Why in the world we are still doing business with these crooks?” McCaskill asked Mattis. Continue reading

SBA Rejects Major Changes in Size Standard Methodology

The SBA has rejected several recommendations for major changes in how the SBA calculates small business size status. Continue reading

At CBCA, Small Claims Procedure Nets Winning Claim for Extra Work

A recent CBCA decision is a good reminder of the small claims procedure available at the Board. Continue reading

5 Things You Should Know: The Manufacturer Rule

SBA’s regulations say that in order to qualify as a small business under a set-aside or sole-source contract seeking manufactured products or supply items, an offeror ordinarily must either be the manufacturer of the end item or qualify under the nonmanufacturer rule. Source: 5 Things You Should Know: The Manufacturer Rule – SmallGovCon

GAO: Task Order Outside Scope of Underlying IDIQ Not Allowed

A recent GAO opinion considers what happens when an agency issues task orders that are outside the scope of the underlying multiple-award contract. Continue reading

GAO Clarifies Competition Standards for Simplified Acquisitions

There is still no bright line for determining which agency actions meet this threshold. Continue reading

Weaknesses Cannot Be Assigned Unequally, GAO Confirms

Some GAO opinions can leave you wondering where the line is drawn, but a recent GAO decision provides an easy-to-understand example involving a requirement to train personnel under certain regulations. Continue reading

No Competitor Size Protests of 8(a) Sole Source Awards, Says SBA OHA

The SBA’s regulations do not allow an 8(a) company to file a size protest challenging the award of an 8(a) sole source contract to a competitor. Continue reading