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The Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) Electronic Application (E-app) system is a web application used to apply for SBA bond guarantees.  Agents can use the E-app System to enter SBG applications, completed required SBA forms, and forward information to the SBA. Click the link below to download the Agent User's Manual.

By George W. Haynes. Bozeman, Montana

An extensive body of research exists on the financial structure of small businesses, along with numerous studies that have focused on the profit maximization and risk tolerance of small business owners. Little has been done on the intermingling of business and family finances of small business-owning-house-holds. This study utilizes the 1998 through 2007 Surveys of Consumer Finances (SCF) to examine the intermingling of financial resources between the household and the business. In particular, it address-es the following research questions:

Compliance Contacts

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

Maria Tribble
202-326-3438

Compliance Resources

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

  • Charity Fraud
    This web portal provides advice on how to wisely donate to charitable causes and how to legally solicit from others if raising funds

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Much has been said about small employers of up to 500 workers, but little is known about the three-quarters of firms in the economy that are “nonemployers,” generating full- or part-time work for their owners. A new study examines basic statistics about the entry and exit of these very small firms. In contrast to employer firms, which often start as a response to an economic opportunity in the marketplace, nonemployer firms are often started as an occupational decision.

NTIS order number:
PB84-102326
Price codes
A04 (Paper)
A01 (Microfiche)

An Analysis of the Acquisition of Unaffiliated Establishments

Kevin Hollenbeck, Richard Hayes, and Irene Witt
1983. 68p. Contract awarded in FY 1982 to The Policy Research Group, 1120 19th Street NW #615, Washington, DC 20036.

Contents

  1. Memorandum
  2. Results
  3. Recommendations
  4. Actions Required
  5. Appendix 1 Agency Comments
  6. Footnotes

Memorandum

To: Darryl K. Hairston June 29, 2010 Associate Administrator for Management and Administration /s/ original signed

If a size protest is made, what do you need to do? This article discusses the steps that take place and the things you have to do as a contracting officer.

Steps to Size Determination after a Protest

  1. The SBA Area Director for Government Contracting, or designee, will notify the contracting officer, the protested concern, and the protestor that the protest has been received.

    • If the protest pertains to a requirement involving SBA’s HUBZone program, the Area Director will also notify the AA/HUB of the protest.

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Compliance Contacts

Contact the following individual(s) to get more information on complying with General Services Administration regulations:

Jiyoung C. Park
Associate Administrator
Office of Small Business Utilization
Phone: 202-501-1021
TTY/TTD: 800-877-8339
small.business@gsa.gov

Compliance Resources

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

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