[Protest Against USDA Contract Award for Janitorial Services]

B-232517: Oct 31, 1988

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A firm protested a Department of Agriculture (USDA) contract award for janitorial services, contending that: (1) USDA improperly failed to consider its prompt-payment discount in evaluating its bid; and (2) the awardee was not a small disadvantaged business. GAO held that: (1) USDA properly did not consider the discount in accordance with federal procurement regulations; and (2) the procurement was a small business set-aside, instead of a small-disadvantaged-business set-aside. Accordingly, the protest was denied in part and dismissed in part.

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  • Silver Investments, Inc.
    We dismiss the protest as untimely because it was filed more than 10 days after the protester knew, or should have known, the basis for its protest.

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