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How Could Government Low Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) Impact Your Business?

If you are doing any kind of business with the United States Government, you have likely seen the acronym LPTA, which stands for Low Price Technically Acceptable. What does LPTA mean to you as a government supplier and how might it present you with challenges? What does LPTA mean to you as a government supplier and [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|


Why Start With Subcontracting In some cases, typically if your business is young, it will not qualify to contract directly with certain companies or government agencies. In cases like these, you can look into becoming a subcontractor to the company in question by providing goods or services to a business already in their supply [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|

8 Keys For Women-Owned Businesses To Unlock Government Contracts

“Getting a foot in the door” when it comes to winning government contracts for women-owned businesses can seem to be a daunting task. “Set-asides” and special initiatives for women-owned businesses can be helpful, but often winning business requires a unique combination of strategy, ingenuity and tenacity. According to the Commerce Department, businesses owned by women [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|

Suspension and Debarment – Here to Stay and What to Know

Experts on suspension and debarment from government contracting discussed key issues and how to help avoid being suspended or debarred.

By | June 20th, 2016|

What’s Involved in Self-Certifying as a Small Disadvantaged Business?

While self-certifying as a Small Disadvantaged Business is an easy process, grasping the underlying requirements isn't so intuitive. Get the details.

By | May 7th, 2015|
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