Small Business Size Regulations

The Small Business Administration's (SBA) Small Business Size Regulations implement the Small Business Act's mandate to the SBA. The SBA has also established a table of size standards, matched to North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) industries.

The regulations as defined by the Code of Federal Regulations are as follows:

Provisions of General Applicability

Size Standards Used To Define Small Business Concerns

Size Eligibility Requirements For SBA Financial Assistance

Size Eligibility Requirements for Government Procurement

Size Eligibility Requirements for Sales or Lease of Government Property

Size Eligibility Requirements for the Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Program

Size Eligibility Requirements for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

Size Eligibility Requirements for Paying Reduced Patent Fees

Size Eligibility Requirements for Compliance With Programs of Other Agencies

Procedures for Size Protests and Requests for Formal Size Determinations

Appeals of Size Determinations and NAICS Code Designations

Waivers of the Nonmanufacturer Rule for Classes of Products and Individual Contracts

Further clarification of the size standards can be addressed to the Small Business Administration.


Source: Code of Federal Regulations, Title 13, Part 121 - Small Business Size Regulations