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Company Owners Plead Guilty to $13.8 Million ‘Rent-A-Vet’ Scheme 

Wilson admitted he used Salavitch’s veteran and service-disabled veteran status in a “rent-a-vet” scheme to obtain 20 government contracts for which Patriot Company received more than $13.8 million. Continue reading

SBA Proposes Consolidated SDVOSB Eligibility Rules

For SDVOSBs, a uniform set of rules is a very good thing. Continue reading

VA CVE Unreasonably Decertified SDVOSB, Court Rules

According to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, it was improper for the VA to remove the SDVOSB from the VA’s database without evaluating whether the SBA’s determination was consistent with the VA’s separate SDVOSB requirements. Continue reading

Court Upholds “Draconian and Perverse” SBA SDVOSB Ownership Rules

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims condemned the SBA’s SDVOSB unconditional ownership requirements, while holding that the SBA was within its legal rights to impose those requirements on the company in question. Continue reading

Western New York Contractors and Two Owners to Pay More Than $3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

“Every time an ineligible contractor knowingly pursues and obtains such set-aside contracts, they are cheating American taxpayers at the expense of service-disabled veterans.” Continue reading

SBA Proposes Rules For SDVOSB/VOSB CVE Protests & Appeals

The SBA has proposed rules to enable contractors to file protests with the SBA OHA challenging the SDVOSB or VOSB status of a company included in the VA’s CVE VetBiz database.  Continue reading

VA Withdraws Proposed SDVOSB Regulatory Overhaul

The VA has officially withdrawn its November 2015 proposal to overhaul its SDVOSB and VOSB regulations. Continue reading

SDVOSB vs. AbilityOne: Major Court Ruling Stayed Pending Appeal

In May 2017, SDVOSBs and VOSBs lodged another big win in their battle to enforce the statutory preferences for veteran-owned companies: Continue reading

More Proof Uncle Sam Isn’t Good at Math

This is simply a revision of the ‘new math’ used to show success for something which is far from it. Continue reading

Government Misses HUBZone, WOSB Goals–But Gets “A” Grade Anyway

The government missed its Fiscal Year 2016 HUBZone goal by a country mile, and didn’t hit the 5% WOSB goal, either. But according to the SBA, the government deserves an “A” for its FY 2016 small business achievements. Continue reading