How Disabled Veterans Can Win Government ContractsWritten by Brian Cook
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To use SDVOSB sole source, business owners should conduct market research, document findings, and, of course, negotiate as customary. Noncompetitive SDVOSB procedures may be used below Simplified Acquisition Threshold.
The SDVOSB Set-Aside justification may be used if CO determines that there is a reasonable expectation that not less than 2 small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans will submit offers and that award can be made at a fair market price.
To use SDVOSB set aside business owners should conduct market research, publish requirement as customary, and make note of their Service-disabled Veteran-owned Set-Aside status. The contract will be awarded on basis of competition restricted to small business concerns owned and controlled by service disabled veterans. If only one offer is received, CO may award if price is reasonable. If no offers are received, CO must cancel and compete as a small business set-aside.
Brian Cook is a freelance writer whose articles on government contracting have appeared on many websites.
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ELIMINATE THE ENDLESS MONEY PITSWritten by Shirley deLong
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words are not kept and their "jobs" are not done to Taxpayers satisfaction, then Taxpayers can fire them and send them home on their OWN dime-Not Taxpayers money! c] SUPPORT A BILL "PRIVATIZING ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS!" d] SUPPORT A BILL "TURNING GOVERNMENT BACK OVER TO TAXPAYERS!" e] SUPPORT A BILL "MAKING INSURANCE COMPANIES PROFITABLE STATUS AS THEY ARE NOW (AND NOT THE NON-PROFIT STATUS THEY NOW HAVE)! f] SUPPORT A BILL "Eliminating aid, welfare, and social programs that's creating far too many illegitimate babies for Taxpayers to have to pay for. It's a proven fact, this has created huge problems for America, including terrorism in neighborhoods and schools! g] Support a bill eliminating 'incentives'! Taxpayers can no longer afford all freebies being passed out by local, state, and federal governments. There's far too many "ENDLESS MONEY PITS!" It has to come to an end. Taxpayers - If you don't do your part don't expect anything good, decent and moral to happen in your areas.It's up to you!THINK ABOUT IT!
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