O'Neill Electric Joins the Minority Contractors Hall of Fame
"One of the most important decisions you can make to ensure your company's success is to be sure that you are listed as a certified firm with the certification Office."
Emerging Small Business (ESB) certification is for Oregon small businesses seeking contracting opportunities on projects specifically designated for ESB participation. This program is race and gender neutral and has two tiers.
For Oregon-based firms with 19 or less employees whose average annual gross receipts over the last three years are under $1,803,236 for construction firms and under $721,294 for non-construction-related firms. An ESB-certified business must:
For Oregon-based firms with 29 or less employees whose average annual gross receipts over the last three years are under $3,606,473 for construction-related businesses and under $1,202,157 for non-construction businesses.
Apply using our e-Application system. This is the preferred application method as it helps ensure that your application is submitted in a complete packet, reducing processing time.
If you do not have the ability access the e-application process, you may file using a Word document. Mail the original application and required documentation to Business Oregon, OMWESB, 775 Summer St NE, Suite 200, Salem, OR 97301-1280.
Oregon's been in the top five for lowest effective business tax rate for the past five years, according to an Ernst & Young Study.