TITLE

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS: Preliminary Observations on Issues Related to Contracting Opportunities for Veteran-owned Small Businesses

AUTHOR(S)
Shear, William B.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;4/29/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article assesses the extent to which the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) met its prime contracting goals for veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (VOSB and SDVOSB), by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). It was found that the VA exceeds its contracting goals with both businesses. There is a limited progress in the implementation of its verification program. Its does not also contain the required information in the ownership of businesses.
ACCESSION #
50321080

 

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