SBA Form 1790 "Semi-annual Report on Representatives Used and Compensation Paid for Services in Connection With Obtaining Federal Contracts"

What Is SBA Form 1790?

SBA Form 1790, Semi-annual Report on Representatives Used and Compensation Paid for Services in Connection With Obtaining Federal Contracts is a form used by all 8(a) participants for reporting any compensation provided to agents or representatives for assistance in obtaining a federal contract to the Small Business Administration (SBA). Failure to provide the required information is good cause for the SBA to terminate 8(a) participation.

The SBA released the latest edition of the form in November 2015 with all previous editions obsolete. The SBA Form 1790 fillable version is available for download and digital filing below.

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SBA Form 1790 Instructions

The 8(a) Business Development program is a federal initiative with a goal to award at least five percent of all federal contracts to small disadvantaged businesses every year. Eligible participants must qualify as a small business and be owned and controlled by U.S. citizens who are economically and socially disadvantaged with a potential for successful performance on contracts

All 8(a) Program participants and participants of SBA-certified government contracts are required to submit the following forms along to the SBA annually per SBA 8(a) financial reporting requirements:

The SBA Form 1790 requires the applicant business to provide information about the amount of compensation provided to the representative and a description of the services performed in return for such compensation. The form has to be submitted at the end of each year at the time of the annual firm review first and then to the Business Opportunity Specialist in six months after the end of the reporting year.

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OMB Approval No.: 3245-0270
Expiration Date:
01/31/2019
SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT ON REPRESENTATIVES USED AND COMPENSATION PAID
FOR SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH OBTAINING FEDERAL CONTRACTS
FOR THE PERIOD ____________________ TO _____________________.
As required by 15 USC 637(a)(20) (a) and 13 CFR Parts 124.601 and 124.112, all 8(a) Participants are required to semiannually report to
SBA information on compensation provided to any Agents or Representatives (hereafter referred to as “Representatives”), including
attorneys, accountants, and consultants, for assisting the Participants to obtain a Federal contract. The information includes the amount
of compensation provided to the Representative and a description of the services performed in return for such compensation. The
information is used to ensure that Participants do not engage in any improper or illegal activity in connection with obtaining a contract.
The 1790 is to be submitted at the time of the firm’s annual review and six months thereafter to their servicing Business Opportunity
Specialist (BOS). Failure to provide this information is good cause for SBA to initiate proceedings to terminate your 8(a) Program
participation.
Representative’s Name:
Address:
City:
State:
ZIP Code:
Fees, Commissions or Compensation:
Amount Paid (If any)
$
Amount Due (If any)
$
Total Amount of Compensation
$
Description of Services Provided:
Representative’s Name:
Address:
City:
State:
ZIP Code:
Fees, Commissions or Compensations:
Amount Paid (If any)
$
Amount Due (If any)
$
Total Amount of Compensation
$
SBA Form 1790 (11-15) Previous Edition Obsolete
OMB Approval No.: 3245-0270
Expiration Date:
01/31/2019
SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT ON REPRESENTATIVES USED AND COMPENSATION PAID
FOR SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH OBTAINING FEDERAL CONTRACTS
FOR THE PERIOD ____________________ TO _____________________.
As required by 15 USC 637(a)(20) (a) and 13 CFR Parts 124.601 and 124.112, all 8(a) Participants are required to semiannually report to
SBA information on compensation provided to any Agents or Representatives (hereafter referred to as “Representatives”), including
attorneys, accountants, and consultants, for assisting the Participants to obtain a Federal contract. The information includes the amount
of compensation provided to the Representative and a description of the services performed in return for such compensation. The
information is used to ensure that Participants do not engage in any improper or illegal activity in connection with obtaining a contract.
The 1790 is to be submitted at the time of the firm’s annual review and six months thereafter to their servicing Business Opportunity
Specialist (BOS). Failure to provide this information is good cause for SBA to initiate proceedings to terminate your 8(a) Program
participation.
Representative’s Name:
Address:
City:
State:
ZIP Code:
Fees, Commissions or Compensation:
Amount Paid (If any)
$
Amount Due (If any)
$
Total Amount of Compensation
$
Description of Services Provided:
Representative’s Name:
Address:
City:
State:
ZIP Code:
Fees, Commissions or Compensations:
Amount Paid (If any)
$
Amount Due (If any)
$
Total Amount of Compensation
$
SBA Form 1790 (11-15) Previous Edition Obsolete
Description of Services Provided:
The undersigned hereby certifies that the information for the six-month period beginning ________________________ and ending
_____________________________, as provided above is accurate and complete. (If necessary, the statement of services may be continued on a
separate page).
Name of 8(a) Participant Firm: _____________________________________________________________________________
Principals’ Printed Name:
__________________ 8(a) Case #___________________
Principals’ Printed Title:__________________________________________________________________________________
Principals’ Signature:
_____
Date:_______________________
The total estimated time to respond to this form, including time to read instructions, and compile the information needed to respond, is
15 minutes. You are not required to respond to this or any collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB approval
number and expiration date. Comments on the burden should be sent to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Chief, AIB, 409 Third
St., S.W., Washington, DC 20416 and Desk Officer for the U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Management and Budget,
New Executive Office Building, Room 10202, Washington, DC 20503
PLEASE DO NOT SEND FORMS TO OMB.
SBA Form 1790 (11-15) Previous Edition Obsolete
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