When it comes to 8(a) certification, in short, yes you should be concerned if your company earns more than 70% of its revenue from a single client or source (commercial). As part of the 8(a) application, applicants must provide a list of the company's contracts over the previous 12 months, including the following information: award date, customer name, description of work, dollar value and applicable NAICS code. In some cases, during the back and forth process with the SBA that is inherent in the 8(a) application process, the SBA will request contract information for the previous 3 years.
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8(a) Certification: Should You Be Concerned If You Derive More than 70 Percent Of Your Revenue From a Single Source?
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SBA OHA's Recent Decision Clarifies Relevant Time for Determining Ostensible Subcontractor Affiliation & The Significance Of Knowing a Contract's Primary & Vital Requirements
SBA OHA lacks Jurisdiction to Determine "unfair competitive advantage" for purposes of affiliation determination for entity-owned firms
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SBA OHA Case: No Economic Dependence Affiliation for ANC Subsidiary and Large Business