Office of the National Ombudsman

Mission Statement

The National Ombudsman's mission is to assist small businesses when they experience excessive or unfair federal regulatory enforcement actions, such as repetitive audits or investigations, excessive fines, penalties, threats, retaliation or other unfair enforcement action by a federal agency.

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Policy on Non-Retaliation Against Small Businesses
    As part of its mission to create a fair, less burdensome regulatory enforcement environment for small business government wide, the Office of the National Ombudsman is working with each federal agency to establish a policy ...
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Leadership

National Ombudsman and Assistant Administrator

Brian Castro was appointed National Ombudsman and Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Enforcement Fairness at the U.S. Small Business Administration in August 2013.

When small businesses...

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Office of Ombudsman
409 3rd Street, S.W. Suite 7125
Washington, DC 20416
United States
Fax: 202 481 5719
TTY/TTD: 800-877-8339
Toll Free: 888-734-3247