Monthly Archives: July 2007

‘bureaucratese’; promotions

Q: I happened upon your website ( www.cutredtape.com) and thought you may have some advice and or answer to a particular licensing question. Here is the situation: My Original CA license was issued in1997 and I had three Additional classes … Continue reading

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Contractor On The Job Training

While most people become contractors after ‘on the job’ training, there are some who would like to approach it as a ‘second’ career. While becoming a licensed contractor is possible for most everyone, it’s rarely easy or immediate for anyone. … Continue reading

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Paying for Referrals

You probably have friends and relatives handing out your business cards for referrals. Is it legal to pay them? Anyone interested in forming an alliance with another contractor will benefit from an inquiry about ‘JV’s and GP’s’. A Nevada contractor … Continue reading

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LLCs and RMEs

You’re ‘liable’ to get ‘hot under the collar’ if you don’t know the rules for working in the sun. As this is written, temperatures in California, Nevada and Arizona are reaching 120 plus, under sunny blue skies. Several contractors get … Continue reading

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Taking a Partner

Life is often about changes. For our lives and our businesses. To paraphrase John Lennon, ‘life happens to you while you’re making plans’. Imagine these changes. Have you ever thought of taking a partner into your business? How would it … Continue reading

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