We are often approached by business owners that want to apply their company for the 8(a) program but who at the same time, still hold full-time (or even part-time) employment with another company and/or have ownership interests in other companies. Quite honestly, this is understandable - most people don't have the financial resources to quit their job and start a business unless they have guaranteed customers and/or sources of revenue. However, when it comes to the 8(a) program, what many don't understand is that the program is not a program for startup businesses.
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