New York State Division of Veterans' Services

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Opportunities For Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses

New York State maintains a six percent goal for participation on State contracts by Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business.

To qualify as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business, the business must first be certified by New York State’s Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development.

This certification process includes providing proof that the business meets the following criteria:

  1. One or more Veterans with a service-connected disability rating of at least 10% must own at least 51% of the business.
  2. The Veteran(s) with the qualifying service-disability rating(s) must exercise authority to control independently the day-to-day business decisions.
  3. The business must qualify as a small business in New York State.
  4. The business must maintain a significant business presence in New York State.

To learn more, or to apply for certification as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business, contact the Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development by phone (518-474-2015), email ([email protected]), or visit their website.

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