What determines a company’s primary NAICS code is the code definition that generates the highest revenue for that company at a specific location in the past year.
NAICS Code Registration The first two digits designate the largest business sector, the third digit designates the subsector, the fourth digit designates the industry group, and the fifth digit designates particular industries. NAICS codes have been defined by the Governments of the United States, Mexico, and Canada as the most exact industry classification coding system.
During enrollment the employer selects the NAICS code.
If the employer’s industry classification has changed, this should be updated in the E Verify company profile.
To update the NAICS code, follow the Update NAICS Code - Process Overview.
The North American Industry Classification System or NAICS is used by business and government to classify business establishments according to type of economic activity (process of production) in Canada, Mexico, and the United States of America.
NAICS codes are 2 to 6 digits, with the 2 digit codes used for broad industry classifications.The WOSB Federal Contract Program was implemented in February 2011 with the goal of expanding the number of industries where WOSB were able to compete for business with the federal government.This program enables Economically Disadvantaged WOSBs (EDWOSBs) to compete for federal contracts that are set-aside for EDWOSBs in industries where women-owned small businesses are underrepresented.NAICS rhymes with “snakes,” and stands for “North American Industry Classification System.” NAICS codes were developed under the U.S.’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in order to help the government more easily statistically analyze companies and industries. Long story short, if the government wants to study and report on the health and wealth of various industries in the U. then they need a standardized system for dealing with such a huge amount of data.
NAICS is currently the standard used by federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments.