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Are brokers eligible for the 8(a) BD Program?

Answer: 

No. Brokers are not eligible for the program. A broker adds no material value to an item supplied to a procuring activity, does not take ownership or possession, and does not handle the item procured with its own equipment or facilities. If the applicant firm is a broker, but does not meet this definition, the firm may be eligible for 8(a) program participation.
 

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