Updating naics codes
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is used by the comptroller's office to classify business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the Texas economy. Select the 2 digit industry subsector code in order to help narrow down the choices.
Otherwise, select an option on the page for your business type and continue until the process is completed.
In addition, the NAICS 2017 Changes reduced the number of eligible six-digit NAICS industry category codes for WOSB set-asides from 365 to 364, while leaving the eligible six-digit NAICS industry category codes for EDWOSBs the same.
As a result of the SBA’s implementation of the NAICS 2017 Changes, the SBA’s small business size standard increased for six industry categories and part of one industry category and decreased for two industry categories.
SBA Size Standard ≤ .5 million Total Obligations in 2017: .8 billion Description: Software installation services, computer disaster recovery, custom programming, facilities management, and systems integration design.
SBA Size Standard ≤ .5 million Total Obligations in 2017: .29 billion Description: Provides hosting for applications, websites, streaming services, optical scanning, and computer input preparation services.
Similarly, Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSBs) in NAICS industry codes in which SBA has determined that WOSBs are underrepresented, rather than substantially underrepresented, In order to align the WOSB Program with the NAICS 2017 Changes (described above), the SBA issued the Notice to amend the NAICS codes that are eligible for use under the WOSB Program.
That is because the NAICS 2017 Changes reduced the number of four-digit industry groups that are eligible for WOSB set-aside procurements from 113 to 112 (which resulted after NAICS groups 51 were merged into NAICS group 5173).