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SDVOSB Program Eligibility

In order to participate in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA’s) service-disabled veteran-owned small business contracting program, a business must meet certain criteria. An SDVOSB business is defined in federal regulations as a business not less than 51% owned by one or more service-disabled veterans who also control its management and daily business operations.

It is important to understand the nuanced rules and regulations that give flesh to this definition, as understanding them can mitigate both the risk of a protest being filed against your business and prevent a protest from being sustained. A sustained protest would not only result in denying you that federal government contracting opportunity, but it would also cause your firm’s removal from the VetBiz Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database until you can show that it does in fact meet the requirements for SDVOSB Program eligibility.

If you are a service-disabled veteran pursuing opportunities in the SDVOSB Program, I can assist in verifying that your business meets the eligibility requirements. I can also assist in addressing and resolving issues with SDVOSB Program eligibility. This will help mitigate the chance of protest, prevent protests from being sustained, and protect your stake in federal government contract opportunities.

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