What is certified 8(a) firm? - Definition from WhatIs.com

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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
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