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VA - Direct Access Program - Deloitte Event Series - Tools to Surviving COVID From a Business Perspective - Tax Considerations for Business Owners in an Ever-changing Landscape

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
Location: Virtual session powered by Cisco Webex

Virtual Session Recording:
To access the session recording, please click the link below. The access password is: pF3nh3e@

Join Deloitte, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Direct Access Program, for the second virtual information session of the “Tools to Navigating COVID From A Business Perspective” event series, entitled, “Tax Considerations for Business Owners in an Ever-changing Landscape”.

This virtual session will feature Deloitte tax specialists who will highlight important tax considerations for business owners, including potential opportunities created from both the CARES Act and Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.

During this session, participants will:

  • consider key considerations when filing 2020 income tax returns;
  • explore the impact of tax specific provisions of COVID response legislation on 2020 and 2021 income taxes; and
  • understand what to expect from the Biden Administration’s tax policy.

You don’t want to miss this exclusive event!

For future opportunities with Deloitte, firms operating under the following Business Sectors, NAICS Codes, Capabilities, Agencies, Contract Vehicles and Socio-economic classifications (where applicable) are encouraged to register via Deloitte’s Vendor Portal, found at:

To view informative webcasts hosted by Deloitte, visit:

Business Sectors:

Deloitte is interested in small businesses with operations related to the following business sectors:

• Defense, Security & Justice

• Federal Health

• Civil Government

• State & Local/Higher Education

• Commercial

NAICS Codes:

Deloitte is interested in small businesses associated with operations related to the following NAICS:

NAICS Description

541511 Custom Computer Programming Services

541512 Computer Systems Design Services

541513 Computer Facilities Management Services

541519 Other Computer Related Services

541611 Administrative Management And General Management
Consulting Services

541612 Human Resources Consulting Services

541613 Marketing Consulting Services

541614 Process, Physical Distribution, And Logistics Consulting Services

541618 Other Management Consulting Services

541620 Environmental Consulting Services

541690 Other Scientific And Technical Consulting Services


The following trades are of interest to Deloitte:

• Robotic Process Automation

• Virtual Reality

• Artificial Intelligence

• Cyber Security

• Software-as-a-Service

• Human Capital as a Service

• Mobile Applications

• Cutting edge widgets/application centered around (technology,

innovation & data integrity for smart cities)

• Block Chain

• Digital Technology Services

• Cloud Management and Computing

• Intelligence Analysts

• IT Agile and DevOps

• Healthcare/clinical

• Supply chain (specifically healthcare)

• Salesforce and Servicenow

Contract Vehicles: (optional)

Deloitte is interested in companies with current or past operations related to the following contract vehicles:


• STARS II 8(a)

• Alliant SB

• Alliant 2 SB


• VETS 2

• GSA IT70

Desired Federal Socioeconomic Classifications:

Deloitte is interested in companies with the following socioeconomic classifications:

• Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

• Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB)

• 8(a)

• Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)

• Women Owned Small Business (WOSB)

• Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones)

• Alaska Native Corporation (ANC)

Desired State & Local/Higher Education Socioeconomic Classifications:

Deloitte is interested in companies with the following state & local/higher education socioeconomic classifications:

• SBE - Small Business Enterprise

• DBE - Disadvantage Business Enterprise

• SDBE - Small Disadvantage Business Enterprise

• MBE - Minority Business Enterprise

• WBE - Women Business Enterprise

• MWBE - Minority & Woman Business Enterprise

• GLBT - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender


Past performance as a prime contractor within the specified business sectors, agencies, capabilities and NAICS code within the past 3 years.

If you have questions about the virtual event, please contact the Direct Access Program by e-mail at or by phone at 202-461-4694.

About Deloitte

Deloitteis one of the “Big Four” Firms and the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and number of professionals. Deloitte believes that diversity in our talent and our business relationships brings richness and strength to the business solutions that we provide. Our commitment to diversity extends to our supply chain, where we drive toward broadening our supplier base of minority, women-owned and other diverse suppliers to provide best-in-class technology and innovative solutions to our clients. Deloitte’s Office of Small Business and Supplier Diversity Programs (OSSDP) leads the charge with effectively building and leveraging relationships with small and diverse suppliers across Deloitte U.S. member firms, Commercial and Government & Public Services practice. Deloitte creates business opportunity for small and diverse suppliers by not only inviting them to participate in the appropriate contracting opportunities, but by delivering strategic programs that support suppliers’ skills and capabilities development, mentor-protégé relationships, and strategic market growth.

Deloitte recognizes and seeks small and diverse suppliers of numerous types, as designated by the federal government, state and local governments and industry organizations.


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