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Since standards are mostly based on the average annual receipts or the average employment of a firm, refer to these links for more information on how

Statutory Goals Eslished by Federal Executive Agencies

Certain government programs, such as SBA loan programs and contracting opportunities, are reserved for small business concerns. In order to qualify, businesses must satisfy SBAs definition of a small business concern, along with the standards for small business.

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For more information about standards, contact a Size Specialist at your nearestSBA Government Contracting Area Officeor contact the Office of Size Standards by email ator by phone at .

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To help small business owners assess their small business status, SBA has eslished a Table of Small Business Size Standards pdf fileexcel file, which is matched to theNorth American Industry Classification System NAICSfor industries. The current le of standards is based on the  NAICS.

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A standard, which is usually stated in number of employees or average annual receipts, represents the largest that a business including its subsidiaries and affiliates may be to remain classified as a small business for SBA and federal contracting programs. The definition of small varies by industry.

The le of standards can also be found online in theSmall Business Size Regulationspublished by theElectronic Code of Federal Regulations.

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