SBA

SBA Inflationary Increase: Size Standards, Economic Disadvantage, and 8(a) Sole Source Thresholds

Fri, December 2nd 2022
On November 17, 2022, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued a final rule and several interim final rules effective December 19, 2022 that upwardly adjust some of SBA’s monetary thresholds for inflation. The changes are welcome news in this period of economic uncertainty because they will ultimately help more small businesses participate in federal set-aside...

SBA JV Agreements: Continued Awareness is Key to Avoiding Compliance Risks

Tue, November 22nd 2022
As many contractors have known for quite some time, the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) regulations provide detailed requirements for joint venture agreements, and failure to meet any of the regulatory requirements can disqualify a joint venture entirely. As for the practical ramifications for this failure, if a joint venture with a deficient joint venture...

New SBA Rule: Past Performance Ratings for JV Members and First-Tier Subs, Impacts Large Primes

Wed, August 10th 2022
The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) recently issued a final rule implementing new regulations regarding past performance ratings. Specifically, SBA’s rule provides a mechanism for small businesses to use past performance ratings from work the company performed as a member of a joint venture and as a first-tier subcontractor in certain circumstances. The rule is welcome...
Topics:

The SBA Proposes Significant Changes to Joint Venture Rules

Tue, January 14th 2020
The SBA has proposed significant changes to the rules governing joint ventures as part of its overhaul of the SBA’s small business program regulations. The 3-2 Rule: Currently, a joint venture may receive a maximum of three contract awards in a two-year period. The proposed rule eliminates the cap on contract awards, but continues the...

SBA Implements the Runway Extension Act

Tue, December 17th 2019
President Trump signed into law the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 on December 17th, 2018. The Act modified how the SBA calculates a business’ size for revenue-based size standards. The Act also increased the period of time used in the calculation of a firm’s receipts from three years to five. Regulations implementing the...

Browse Topics

About the Authors

Joshua Duvall
Shareholder, CISSP
Washington D.C.
Jon Levin
Shareholder
Huntsville
David Yang
Shareholder
Washington D.C.
J. Andrew Watson III
Shareholder
Huntsville | Washington D.C.
Nicholas P. Greer
Associate
Huntsville | Atlanta
Mary Ann Hanke
Associate
Huntsville | Atlanta
Chris Gonzalez-Tablada
Associate
Huntsville
Raymond L. Bell, Jr.
Shareholder
Mobile | Montgomery
Emily Chancey
Shareholder
Huntsville | Washington D.C.
Brad English
Shareholder
Huntsville | Washington D.C.

Join our Newsletter

Sign up to receive the latest blog posts from Maynard's Government Solutions team.

Connect with Us