Deciphering Federal Grants For Small Businesses

What is a Government Grant? A government grant is a financial award given by the federal, state or local government authority for a beneficial project of some sort. It is effectively a gift: It does not include technical assistance or other financial assistance, such as a loan or loan guarantee, an interest rate subsidy, direct… Continue reading Deciphering Federal Grants For Small Businesses

Deciphering Federal Subcontracting For Small Businesses

Subcontracting Is An Excellent Way To Get Started Perhaps you are a little intimidated by the prospect of working with the government. You would like an ideal scenario where you can ease into the lucrative business of government contracting and be able to pick things up at your own pace. Subcontracting is a fantastic way… Continue reading Deciphering Federal Subcontracting For Small Businesses

Tools For Succeeding in Federal Government Contracting

General Services Administration, also known as GSA, is responsible for acquiring the goods and services needed by federal agencies. The United States government needs everything and is a super consumer worth $500 billion. The government uses schedules to purchase goods and services. When there is a need in an agency it is called a schedule… Continue reading Tools For Succeeding in Federal Government Contracting

How To Enter The World Of Government Contracting With Confidence

Register For SAM SAM stands for System Award Management. To do any business with the federal government, you must register your business in the System for Award Management. The government will not hire any type of business that has not registered in the SAM directory. We have an article on our site, Everything You Need… Continue reading How To Enter The World Of Government Contracting With Confidence

Auditing Tips For Federal Contractors- Part 2

The Federal Government Offers Great Opportunities For Many Types Of Businesses The government designates a portion of the contracts for women-owned small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, companies within historically underutilized business zones (HUBZone), and service-disabled, veteran-owned small organizations. This allows underserved groups to have a real chance to get awarded lucrative government contracts. However, it… Continue reading Auditing Tips For Federal Contractors- Part 2

Auditing Tips For Federal Contractors-Part 1

Understanding The Regulations There are many advantages to being a successful government contractor. However, the government has stricter rules and regulations regarding accounting when compared to private sector clients. It is important to keep up with federal regulatory requirements.  Federal government agencies receive their funding from taxpayer dollars and they need to justify their spending… Continue reading Auditing Tips For Federal Contractors-Part 1

Deciphering Federal Contracting For Small Business

Small Business Administration Certifications A Small Business Administration certification is a great way for your business to stand out in the marketplace. Certifications can help you gain access to specialized funding and scholarships, allow you to compete for set-aside contracts, and can be a great bonus to potential clients. Here are some certifications to consider… Continue reading Deciphering Federal Contracting For Small Business

Government Contracting Can Provide Security For Small Businesses During Uncertain Times

Why Work For The Government? There are many compelling reasons to work for the Federal Government.  We will go into in-depth detail about how a small business can benefit greatly from being a government contractor. The United States Government Is A Very Powerful Client With Deep Pockets The Federal government usually spends around 500 billion… Continue reading Government Contracting Can Provide Security For Small Businesses During Uncertain Times