Education for Experience Credits, General Licensing and “C-27” Landscape Bids

‘Where there is a will there is a way’ isn’t always true, but ‘generally’ applies to some contracting opportunities in California. We go several ‘degrees’ out of the way to show education is also ‘experience’ if you really want a contractor’s license. For college graduates still seeking employment in the current market, becoming a contractor … Continue reading Education for Experience Credits, General Licensing and “C-27” Landscape Bids

LLC, Limited & General Partnerships & “C-4”, “C-36” Licenses

Some contractor licensing ‘arrangements’ are subject to change, others not so much. Learn more about how ‘limited’ some partnerships aren’t. We start with another contractor’s concern about RME’s with a ‘sole’. We also add more ‘fuel’ to the firestorm of controversy about how public agencies can structure their bids… Q: I was hoping to get … Continue reading LLC, Limited & General Partnerships & “C-4”, “C-36” Licenses

CSLB, SWIFT Enforcement & Reporting Unlicensed Contractors

With tax revenues down and budget cuts across the board State government is targeting the ‘underground’ economy as a top law enforcement priority. Contractors just want a level playing field whether the market is rising or falling… According to CSLB Registrar Steve Sands, “unlicensed illegal activities that put homeowners at risk and puts those who … Continue reading CSLB, SWIFT Enforcement & Reporting Unlicensed Contractors