July 29, 2018

Certification Application Services

Package I

Review & Recommendations for SBA 8a application preparation

TMM provides a review and recommendation service related to the client’s Federal certification application to the U.S. Small Business Administration. However the supplier, with the review and recommendations from TMM, will primarily complete the work for the submittal of the application. TMM will provide the following:

  • Conduct telephone or video interview with the primary applicant to determine their qualification eligibility;
  • Review SBA 8a application prepared by the applicant;
  • Review of supplier documents and packaging for submission to SBA;
  • Evaluate ownership, control, size standard compliance, economic and/or social disadvantage narrative(s) from applicant and/or business, including requirements for explanation, waivers or other extenuating circumstances.
  • Provide written recommendations detailing specific problem areas of the 8a application to help eliminate obvious problems that may arise during the SBA review process.

Review & Recommendation Service Cost: $1,750.00

There will be additional costs for added services.  (See TMM certification added services fee schedule)


 

Package II

Complete 8a application preparation

TMM provides the complete one-on-one 8a application preparation service for firms seeking to apply for Federal certification through the U.S. Small Business Administration.  Upon the firm submitting their formal certification package for approval and, if the SBA requires additional information or rejects the package; TMM will address the concerns raised by the U.S. Small Business Administration at no additional cost.  TMM will provide the following.

  • Conduct telephone or video interview with the primary applicant to determine their qualification eligibility;
  • Examine and inventory the data received from the applicant; notify the applicant of missing important information;
  • Evaluate ownership, control, size-standard compliance, economic and/or social disadvantage narrative information from applicant, including requirements for explanation, waivers or other extenuating circumstances;
  • Contact the applicant via email, telephone or online conference to discuss the information provided, obtain the missing information and/or data, and provide recommendations;
  • Develop the Economic or Social Disadvantage Narratives for the Primary Applicant only; (additional applicants will be charged).
  • Prepare the 8a application, ensuring conformance with SBA regulations;
  • Assemble the package into a three-ring binder including attachments;
  • Expedite the final package via Express carrier delivery service to the applicant for final review and signature, and to ship to SBA;
  • Provide post application submittal support services related to SBA’s response for additional information.

Complete Packaging Service Cost: $4,950

There will be additional costs for added services.  (See TMM certification added services fee schedule)


 

Package III

 Complete 8a and State or Local application preparation

TMM provides the complete one-on-one 8a application preparation service for firms seeking to apply for Federal certification through the U.S. Small Business Administration.  Upon the firm submitting their formal certification package for approval and, if the SBA requires additional information or rejects the package; TMM will address the concerns raised by the U.S. Small Business Administration at no additional cost.  TMM will provide the following.
 

  • Conduct telephone interview with the primary applicant to determine their qualification eligibility;
  • Examine and inventory the data received from the applicant; notify the applicant of missing important information;
  • Evaluate ownership, control, size-standard compliance, economic and/or social disadvantage narrative information from applicant, including requirements for explanation, waivers or other extenuating circumstances;
  • Contact the applicant via email, telephone or online conference to discuss the information provided, obtain the missing information and/or data, and provide recommendations;
  • Develop the Economic and Social Disadvantage Narratives for the Primary Applicant only; (additional applicants see added services cost below).
  • Prepare the 8a application, ensuring conformance with SBA regulations;
  • Assemble the package into a three-ring binder including attachments;
  • Expedite the final package via Express carrier delivery service to the applicant for final review and signature, and shipping to SBA;
  • Provide post application submittal support services related to SBA’s response for additional information.

Complete Packaging Service Cost: $6,750

There will be additional costs for added services.  (See TMM certification added services fee schedule)


 

By SBA standards, 13 CFR §124.4, provides restrictions regarding what third party reps are permitted to charge.