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SubNet is a free database for small businesses seeking and business desiring to post small business subcontracting opportunities (solicitations, sources sought and outreach events). Primes and sub-contractors that post small business subcontracting opportunities in SubNet are showing a good faith effort to obtain SB subcontractors.

Conducting business abroad may entail frequent international travel to visit prospective business partners. Likewise, business partners may come to the U.S. to work with you. The following resources will help you find and authenticate paperwork you and your overseas business partners may need for traveling.

REVIEW OF THE ADEQUACY OF
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION FOR
DISBURSEMENTS

Report Number 08-07
Date Issued: January 29, 2008

Prepared by the
Office of Inspector General
U. S. Small Business Administration

U.S. Small Business Administration
Memorandum
Office of Inspector General

Date: January 29, 2008

To: Herbert L. Mitchell, Associate Administrator Office of Disaster Assistance

From: Debra S. Ritt Assistant Inspector General for Auditing

Compliance Contacts

Contact the following individual(s) to get more information on complying with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regulations:

Ellen Brown
Information Clearance Officer
Office of the Deputy CIO
Phone: 202-502-8663
TTY/TTD: 202-502-8659
ellen.brown@ferc.gov

Compliance Resources

The following agencies and offices provide compliance resources for small businesses:

Memorandum

To: Jon I. Carver
Chief Financial Officer

/s/ Original Signed

From: Peter McClintock
Deputy Inspector General

Subject: Improper Allotment of Recovery Act Apportionments Report No. ROM 11-01

Date: December 15,2010

January 16, 2009

BY ELECTRONIC MAIL

The Honorable Thomas M. Stohler
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20210
Electronic Address: www.regulations.gov (Docket ID-OSHA-2007-0066)

Re: Comments on OSHA’s Proposed Cranes and Derricks in Construction Rule

Dear Acting Assistant Secretary Stohler:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over a recent 15-year period, small businesses created some 65 percent of the net new jobs in the private sector, according to conservative estimates cited in a new report from the SBA Office of Advocacy. In An Analysis of Small Business and Jobs, Advocacy economist Brian Headd notes that many of the new jobs are in new business startups, but an even larger share are in expanding firms of all sizes—particularly mid-sized firms with 20-499 employees.

Compliance Contacts

Contact the following individual(s) to get more information on complying with Federal Housing Finance Agency regulations:

Alfred Pollard
Office of General Counsel
Phone: 202-414-3788
TTY/TTD: 800-877-8339
Alfred.Pollard@fhfa.gov  

Compliance Resources

The following agencies and offices provide compliance resources for small businesses:

Lighting is a critical component of every small business. Employees must be able to see to perform their jobs, and objects and spaces must be aesthetically pleasing to encourage sales.

Depending on the type of business you operate, lighting accounts for 20% to 50% of electricity consumption. This means that significant cost savings can be achieved with energy-efficiency improvements, and due to continually improving equipment, lighting usually provides the highest return-on-investment of major upgrades.

You may wonder what water use and saving energy have to do with each other? In most cases, electricity or gas are used to heat water, and this costs you money. In addition, your water company uses energy to purify and pump water to your business as well as in the treatment of your sewage. So part of your water and sewage bill is really an energy bill. The more water your business consumes, the more you will benefit from optimizing water use. Some ways to save related to the water you use are:

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