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News specific to Veteran Owned Businesses (VOB), Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSB), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Disabled Veterans Business Enterprises (DVBE).

Indiana Veteran Owned Business Certificates

State of Indiana Veteran Owned Business Certification

Indiana Veteran Owned Small Business (IVOSB) Program: Program Goal Promote meaningful business opportunities for Indiana Veterans Build productive partnerships Create successful integration of Indiana veteran owned small businesses within the business infrastructure of the State of Indiana Benefits of Certification Businesses that are certified as an Indiana Veteran Owned Small Business will affect the award process for state purchases. Solicitations… Read more
California Veteran Owned Business Certification

State of California Veteran Owned Business Certification

California Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Program Getting certified as a DVBE with the State of California: The certification process is the responsibility of the Department of General Services (DGS), Procurement Division (PD), Office of Small Business and DVBE Services (OSDS). The OSDS is available to assist in completing the necessary documents and appointments are available in Sacramento for personal… Read more
Texas Veteran Owned Business Certification

New Veteran-Owned Businesses and Texas Franchise Tax

A qualifying new veteran-owned business is not subject to franchise tax for its initial five-year period, but must file Form 05-163, Texas Franchise Tax No Tax Due Report (PDF), for each of those years. For more information, see Texas Tax Code Section 171.0005 and Rule 3.574, Margin: New Veteran-Owned Businesses. To be considered a new veteran-owned business, an entity must:… Read more
Verified Veteran Owned Business

VOB Member Whitty IT Solutions Announces New Client Wins, Double-Digit Growth and Executive Appointment

ATLANTA, March. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Information technology and professional services firm Whitty IT Solutions today announced that its revenue has grown more than 25 percent during the 2017-2018 fiscal year. At the same time, the company has doubled its employee count and won a slew of government subcontract project works in partnership with some of the largest companies in… Read more
Army Photo

“Enlisted Military” Tops Survey of Most Stressful Jobs of 2019

Three-Quarters of Workers Are Stressed, Says New CareerCast Survey Enlisted Military, Firefighter and Airline Pilot Top the Most Stressful Jobs List Stress is unavoidable, but a vast majority of Americans feel unduly stressed at work with 78% of respondents to a new CareerCast survey rating their job stress at seven or higher on a ten-point scale. That’s a jump from… Read more
NAICS Location

Today’s VOB FAQ: “How can I add NAICS Codes to my business’ profile?”

VOB has recently added a new major feature that allows members looking to get into contracting the ability to add customized NAICS Codes to their business profile. This added feature allows site users/visitors the ability to search for and potentially find businesses based on NAICS Codes (in addition to categories)…..scroll down below to find out how you can add/edit this… Read more
Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce

Wisconsin Designated As First National Guard & Reserve Component Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone In Nation

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber, US Chamber of Commerce partner with state of Wisconsin to expand workforce opportunities for National Guard & Reserve military spouses MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the multiple state agencies and US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes, convened for a community engagement event on Thursday to discuss the issue of… Read more