Q: Does Carolinas-Virginia MSDC certify women-owned business enterprises (WBE)? 

Q: Does Carolinas-Virginia MSDC certify SMALL-DISADVANTAGED owned business enterprises (SDBE)? 

Q: I’m already certified by the State, why do I have to fill out your application? 

Q: What are the Annual Fees required for Carolinas-Virginia MSDC Certification? 

Q: When are the annual fees required?

Q:  Who makes up the membership of the Certification Committee? 

Q: What does the Certification Committee look for in an application? 

Q: The MBE Certification process – how long does it take? 

Q: What are the steps in the MBE Certification process? 

Q: Are there any conditions to new MBE Certification? 

Q: What happens if my firm does not get certified, is there an appeal process? 

Q: If my application’s appeal is denied, is there a reapplication process? 

Q: What documents should I submit if my business is incorporated? 

Q: What documents should I submit if my business is a partnership? 

Q: What documents should I submit if my business is a Limited Liability Company (LLC)? 

Q: What documents should I submit if my business is a Limited Liability Partnership? (LLP) 

Q: What documents should I submit if my business is a part of a Joint-Venture (JV) Partnership?

Q: What financial statements are required? 

Q: What financial statements should I submit if my company is a start-up business or operating less than 12 months? 

Q: What tax information should an applicant firm submit?

Q: What happens after a firm becomes certified?

Q: In general, are there other basic questions an applicant firm should consider? 

 

Q: What is the role of the Carolinas-Virginia MSDC in the Certification process? 

Q: If my current certificate expires, is there a penalty fee?

Q: If I have not yet filed my Federal or IRS tax return from the prior year, may I submit the most recently filed return?

Q: Are MBEs permitted to use the CVMSDC logo and if so, what are the guidelines?