eSRS Quick Reference for Federal Government Contractors filing a Summary Subcontracting Report (SSR) for plan type "Individual"
eSRS Quick Reference for Federal Government Contractors filing a Summary Subcontracting Report (SSR) for "Commercial Plan" (CP)
Federal contractors are required to maintain an acceptable subcontracting plan if they are a large business (including all affiliates) and the estimated dollar value of the base contract and all option periods exceeds, or is expected to exceed, $700,000.
Contractors that meet the above criteria must establish a subcontracting plan with specific dollar and percent goals for subcontracting to small, HUBZone small, small disadvantaged, small women-owned, veteran-owned small, and service-disabled veteran-owned small business firms. This plan must be in place prior to contract award and is updated annually.
The Small Business Office manages OPM''''''''''''''''s small business program in conjunction with the Federal small business program. We are responsible by law and regulation for activities that range from policy implementation to vendor outreach. We are also offer a value-added program that streamlines the acquisition process while helping small businesses become the suppliers of choice for OPM acquisitions.
Our website offers a variety of resources for small businesses interested in OPM acquisition. We describe our own small business program and include a forecast of contracting opportunities, small business policies and the latest on our performance against goals. Links to Federal Government small business policies and resources as well as links designed to help small businesses understand and navigate the world of Federal Government acquisition are also provided.
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Agencies must take the following steps:
a. Perform market research. Determine if there are small businesses capable of performing the desired work. Given that there are more than 15,000 small business Schedule contract holders, and Schedule contracts focus exclusively on commercial products and services, agencies should easily be able to identify small businesses that are capable and competitive.
Some of the small business programs identified in FAR Part 19 have special circumstances under which you can set aside an acquisition. For example, for an order to be set aside under the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program, the contracting officer shall verify that the offeror:
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