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An Overview of Socioeconomic Certifications

The government is mandated to set-aside 23% of all federal contracting dollars to small businesses, under which the various socioeconomic certifications fall. These socioeconomic certifications are: Small Business, Women-Owned Small Business, Veteran-Owned/Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, 8(a) Program, and HUBZone. Socioeconomic certifications can provide businesses with a competitive advantage in the federal marketplace and it... Read More