NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE:
Did you know that there are advantages to becoming a certified small business? If you want to land government contracts for your company, then getting certified is important. But how do you know when to do it? And what steps do you need to take to become a certified small business?
Caron Beesley of SBA explains all the details as well as the advantages. She writes:
“If you want to take advantage of business opportunities such as selling to the government (a.k.a. government contracting), then you have to obtain some form of certification. Why? The federal government sets aside a variety of contracts for competition among small businesses, women-owned small businesses, service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses, and disadvantaged small businesses. To qualify for these set-asides, certification is a must.”
Read more: When and How to Register Your Business as a “Small Business” via www.sba.gov