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Agencies still miss small-business goals

Posted in General Business by ebs4pos on August 23, 2009

In recent years, SBA officials attributed the drop in small-business contracting to cleaner data, following the revelation that large companies, like Lockheed Martin and Dell, were counted as small businesses. Since 2003, SBA has worked to eliminate such anomalies by requiring agencies to certify their data is accurate. With large companies out of their calculations, agencies are reporting more accurately but, as a result, fall behind on their goals, Sandy Baruah, then-acting SBA administrator, said last year.

via Agencies still miss small-business goals – Federal news, government operations, agency management, pay & benefits – FederalTimes.com.


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