COVID-19 relief options and additional resources

Government contracting is a great way to help grow a business, as well as a way to open the door to new and exciting opportunities for a small business. Determining the size standard of a business is a must for government contracting, and can help establish appropriate procurements for a small business. Once a size standard is determined and all other registrations are complete, a small business is ready to enter the government contracting market. Visit Register for Government Contracting for more information.

Compliance Contacts

Contact the following individual(s) to get more information on complying with National Credit Union Administration regulations:

Compliance Resources

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

Refrigeration equipment for businesses such as grocery stores, convenience stores, and restaurants typically account for 25% to 60% of electricity consumption. Fortunately, there have been many advances in commercial refrigeration technology - many of which are extremely cost effective with improved product quality.

Your facility's size and type, and the needs of your business may determine the type of refrigeration system used.

Federal, state and local taxes represent a major cost of doing business in the United States, and this is particularly true for small businesses. The array of federal taxes that small businesses face includes income taxes (individual and corporate), social security and Medicare employment taxes, excise taxes, and unemployment compensation taxes.

Regulatory Planning and Review

The proceedings from the 2006 New Orleans conference include; presentation summaries, powerpoint presentations, and conference participants. To view the full proceedings, please click the PDF attachment below.

The following is a newsletter from the Office of Advocacy for December/January 2009. The key topics discussed in the newsletter are:

  • Small Business Representatives on Capitol Hill

  • Blogomania Grips Advocacy

  • Karen Mills Nominated to Head SBA

Message from the Acting Chief Counsel

  • The Office of Advocacy: The Voice of Small Business in Government

Regulatory News

  • FAA Finalizes Washington, D.C., Area Flight Restriction Rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Access to credit, a top issue for small businesses in the current climate, is the focus of a new compendium of studies sponsored by the Office of Advocacy. The structure of small business financial markets has been changing dramatically over recent decades, as large financial institutions have increased in importance. Small Business in Focus: Finance was released today at an Advocacy symposium.

To view the full report on Data on Establishments by Firm Size, click the PDF attachment below.



Data on Establishments by Firm Size

Catherine Armington, Consultant to SBA

Contract # 7.3112.0188

June 4, 1998

1.0 Introduction and Summary

1.1 Statistics of U.S. Businesses (SUSB) defined

1.2 Current availability of SUSB data

1.3 Business units and their relationship

1.4 Overview of SUSB microdata preparation

Small Business and Micro Business Lending in the United States
for Data Years 2007-2008
by Victoria Williams and Charles Ou, U.S. Small Business Administration,
Office of Advocacy, Office of Economic Research, 2009, [116] pages.


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