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Can I use a PEO and still be a Small Business Government Contractor?

Posted by Russ Farmer on Tue, Oct 04, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

This question comes up from time to time both for small business set-aside procurements, and for the SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) program.  In both cases, there are questions about the number of employees a company has.  If a small business is using a PEO (Professional Employer Organization), then their “employees” actually receive W-2s at year end from the PEO and not the small business.  Does this mean (for Government contracting purposes), they have no employees, or could it mean the number of “employees” is actually the total number of employees of the PEO?

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Topics: PEO, Professional Employer Organization, PEO's and Small Business, PEO's and SBC's