SBA OHA Dismisses SBA Size Protest Based on Contractor’s CCR Profile

To survive dismissal, a SBA size protest must be “specific,” that is, it must explain why the protested contractor is not small, and (in many cases), provide third-party evidence supporting the claim.

In Size Appeal of SoftConcept, Inc., SBA No. SIZ-5197 (2011), the SBA’s Office of Hearings and Appeals held that a SBA size protest was insufficiently specific when the protester alleged that the contract awardee did not list the NAICS code in question, NAICS code 541519, in its Central Contractor Registration profile.

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