Size and Affiliation: Is Your Business Actually Small? (2023 Update)


Format: E-course
Duration: Approx. 90 minutes
Instructor: Matthew Schoonover, Schoonover & Moriarty LLC.
Learning Credits: 1.5 CPEs, 1.5 ATCs
APTAC BOK: C.1 Statues and Regulations, C.3 Representations and Certifications
*This course was recorded on February 9, 2023
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Business size is an important topic in federal contracting: after all, to be eligible to participate as a small business, your business must first be, well, small. In this course, government contracts attorney Matthew Schoonover will discuss how the SBA calculates business size under both a receipts-based and employee-based size standard. He’ll also discuss affiliation—a crucial topic for small businesses that, if found, can turn your small business large!

After taking this course, you will learn:

  1. How the SBA calculates size under a receipts-based and employee-based NAICS code;
  2. How the NAICS code impacts the size requirements;  
  3. The common ways the SBA finds an affiliation between companies; and
  4. How to guard yourself against affiliation.

Target Audience: Small business owners pursuing federal market opportunities.


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