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certified 8(a) firm

Part of the Government IT glossary:

In defense contracting, a Certified 8(a) Firm is a firm that is eligible to receive eligible to receive federal contract s under the Small Business Administration 's 8(a) Business Development Program because it is owned and operated by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.

This was last updated in January 2007
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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