Government Contracts: Small Business Concerns

20 December 2022 Publication
Author(s): Erin L. Toomey
This Practice Note examines small business contracting with the federal government. It provides an overview of the Small Business Administration (SBA)’s contracting program and examines the qualification requirements for small business concerns (SBCs) under the Small Business Act. This Note includes a discussion of the advantages of set-aside contracts and sole source contracts, requirements for large businesses, small business subcontracting, bid protests, and compliance matters.