LLC’s, “C-8”, WBE Certification & CA Contractor’s Licensing

Like the State goals in procurement for our disabled veterans, some entrepreneurs are seeking special status to bid those contracts dedicated to other groups. Some innovators are looking to build their profits by adding new classifications to exapand their bid opportunities. They are using their years of experience as ‘concrete’ proof of their capabilities. Very … Continue reading LLC’s, “C-8”, WBE Certification & CA Contractor’s Licensing

LLC Contractor Licensing, Corporate Licenses and Business Names

Having many years experience assisting contractors, it’s always a pleasure to hear from them again. In this particular case, my answer will likely be of interest to an unlimited number of contractors. Another contractor knows that the company name you’re using has a direct impact on what kind of business comes through the door… Q: … Continue reading LLC Contractor Licensing, Corporate Licenses and Business Names

Expired Contractor Licenses, Renewals & Change of Address To CSLB

Like the old school crime drama, Dragnet, the CSLB wants, “just the facts” --including your address changes. Like Detective Joe Friday they now also get your fingerprints! Truth and keeping your information current is your ‘shield’ in avoiding any problems with your contractor’s license. Failure to keep current ‘courts’ potential disaster down the road… Q: … Continue reading Expired Contractor Licenses, Renewals & Change of Address To CSLB

Sec. 7057, General Contractors & Self Performing Work

While not a lawyer, I am often asked to provide expert interpretation regarding contractor’s license law. With nearly 30 years assisting contractors in Sacramento this is often enough experience to settle a ‘bet’. These two contractor questions demonstrate why it’s important to know the answer before you play your ‘cards’… Q: Dear Mr. Kalb: I … Continue reading Sec. 7057, General Contractors & Self Performing Work