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SBA Finalizes Small Business Subcontractor Counting Rule

AGC-Enacted Law Leads to Rule As a result of past AGC legislative success, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently finalized a rule allowing direct-federal large business prime contractors to count lower tier small business subcontractors towards their small business subcontracting goals. Prior to this rule, such prime contractors were only able to count first […]

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New FAR Rule on Prime Contractor Payments to Small Business Subcontractors

FAR Council Addresses Many of AGC’s Concerns On Dec. 20, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council issued a final rule requiring a prime contractor to notify federal contracting officers if (1) the prime contractor makes a reduced payment to a small business subcontractor or (2) if the prime contractor’s payment to a small business subcontractor […]