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Recent SBA OHA Decision Offers NAICS Code Appeal Guidance

Recently, SBA’s Office of Hearings and Appeals provided some guidelines in discussing the assignment of NAICS codes in the Computer Facilities Management Services, Research and Development, and Engineering Services codes. Continue reading

GAO Reports on How Contracting Officers Select NAICS Codes

Contracting officers are required by 13 C.F.R. § 121.402(b) to designate the NAICS code that “best describes” the work to be performed. It sounds simple enough, but the report reveals that it can be tricky. Continue reading

Federal Register :: Small Business Size Standards; Adoption of 2017 North American Industry Classification System for Size Standards

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is adopting, without change, its proposed revisions to small business size standards. Continue reading

Offeror Unintentionally Files Size Protest, Confuses SBA OHA

A communication to a contracting officer taking issue with an awardee’s size can be treated as a size protest–even if the offeror making the communication didn’t intend to file a size protest. Continue reading

No NAICS Code Appeals Of Presolicitations, SBA OHA Confirms

A NAICS code appeal can be a powerful vehicle for influencing the competitive landscape of an acquisition. Continue reading

Proposed SBA Rule Adopts 2017 NAICS Codes

A proposed SBA rule change published Tuesday, April 18, would incorporate the 2017 NAICS code revision into the SBA’s size standards table. Continue reading

NAICS Code Appeal Dramatically Alters Size Standard

NAICS code appeals, while little known, can be an extraordinarily powerful tool when it comes to affecting the competitive landscape of government acquisitions. Continue reading

Ask @GovConGuy – ‘How Do I Get PSC Codes for My Business?’

Before the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) was adopted for use in government contracting, two other classification systems were in use. One of these remains a key identifier used in contracting and procurement today. In fact, this all but unknown classification system is part of the taxonomy used by DoD in its Better Buying Power initiative. Continue reading

Awardee Not Required To List Solicitation’s NAICS Code In SAM

an awardee’s failure to list the assigned NAICS code under its SAM profile did not make its proposal technically unacceptable. Continue reading

WEBINAR 9/23: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You! presented by OCC OMWI

Guy will discuss how not understanding the meaning of classifications, awards and indefinite delivery vehicle types used by Government agencies, can and will increase the level of effort required to find contracting opportunities, delay the discovery of viable opportunities and decrease the odds of winning those opportunities when they are found. Continue reading