Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program

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The Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) program is intended to provide federal contracting opportunities to qualified firms. In FY 2007, the Small Business Admin. reported $4 billion in governmentwide sole source and set aside SDVOSB contract awards. Given the amount of federal contract dollars being awarded to SDVOSB firms, this report determined: (1) whether cases of fraud and abuse exist within the SDVOSB program; and (2) whether the program has effective fraud-prevention controls in place. To identify whether cases exist, the report reviewed SDVOSB contract awards and protests since 2003, and complaints sent to a fraud hotline. Includes recommendations. Charts and tables.The SDVOSB firm owner has worked at the base for over 20 years as a telecommunications contract employee. The base director of contracting and the legal counsel who approved the award had prior working relationships with the SDVOSB owner on the base. ... The military personnel in charge of overseeing the furniture layout design, delivery, and installation stated that the manufacturer was moreanbsp;...

Title:Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program
Author:Gregory D. Kutz
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2010-03


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