As a certified small business you are eligible for the states small business participation program. This program sets a goal for the use of small businesses in at least 25% of the state’s overall annual contract dollars. Before you can begin business with the government your business must obtain the proper certification. A small business certification is similar to a professional certification; it documents a special capability or status that will help you compete in the market place.

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City of Los Angeles Small Business Enterprise Program

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The County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors established the Local SBE Preference Program to enhance contracting opportunities for small businesses located within Los Angeles County .  The price preference helps level the playing field for certified small businesses. Who is eligible to participate? The business must meet the following criteria: ·         Must be independently […]

California DGS Small Business Eligibility

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Eligibility Requirements In order for a small business to be eligible for certification, the small business must meet the following requirements: Be independently owned and operated; Not dominant in field of operation; Principal office located in California; Owners (officers, if a corporation) domiciled in California; and, Including affiliates, be either, A business with 100 or […]

Small Business Certification

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Before you can begin business with the government your business must obtain the proper certifications. Small business certifications are like professional certifications; they document a special capability or status that will help you compete in the marketplace. Unlike permits and licenses, you do not need to obtain certifications to legally operate. However, in order to […]