Monthly Archives: October 2013

Updated Experience Certifications, Additional Verifications & Interagency Cooperation in Enforcement

New processes, additional paperwork, certifications and more changes in regulation and licensing were top of the agenda as I recently attended a CSLB Board meeting. As a spike in rejected license applications shows it pays to have help when making … Continue reading

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Defining “Incidental & Supplemental”, Contracts & Qualifying Multiple Licenses

While the law in contractor’s regulation is black and white, how those words are interpreted has always been a ‘gray’ area where expert advice is often advised. Can a Sole Proprietor keep some parts of his license active while also … Continue reading

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“C-33″, General Building Rule & Background Checks

As suggested at the end of this column, knowledge or knowing is power, especially when you keep it under your hat! From our ‘fencing’ lesson we ‘brush’ up on some “C-33” rules for a consumer and then ‘identify’ an issue … Continue reading

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Bids without Active Licensing & CA License Requirements

Competition is often tight in construction bidding so knowing the rules and regulations is often crucial to keeping ahead of the curve in winning bids. Getting your license can also be complex or confusing, and the advice we share today … Continue reading

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LLC Liability Insurance, Inactive RME/RMO & RMO on Multiple Licenses

I have heard that ‘timing is everything’ in humor, but it is no joke when deciding on making changes in your contractor’s licensing as our first question illustrates. Timing is again the issue in our second question, but the answer … Continue reading

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License Transfers to LLC & Adding Classifications by Waiver

Contractors come in all sizes. Some work close to home while some contractors need licensing across the country. Several quality answers ‘qualify’ as expert assistance to contractors large and small. But first we begin with an important question on an … Continue reading

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JV Workmen’s Comp, Family License Transfers & NV Bid Limits

Understanding the complex web of paperwork that is required of contractor’s isn’t easy. But, like a ‘house of cards’ when one piece of paper is ‘pulled from the deck’ the whole structure can fall. Who will take over your contracting … Continue reading

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Expired License, Family Waivers & Qualifying Multiple Classifications

Is it possible to ‘go back’ to the future with a contractor’s license? As the ‘boomer’ generation reach retirement who will take over the companies they have built in their lifetime? With opportunity rising in the state and national economy … Continue reading

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Multiple Sole Owner Licensing, AZ Fingerprinting & HIC Contracts

We give a ‘hand’ to a contractor interested in getting a license in another state where fingerprints aren’t first on the list for ‘background’ checks. However I must ‘point out’ that it involves a definite window of opportunity. Another inquiry … Continue reading

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RME/RMO, Adding Qualifiers & Transferring License Numbers

Becoming a Qualifier has certain ‘qualifications’ in whatever form is chosen. Understanding the differences between RME/RMO may take an expert and an example of what can go wrong. A licensed corporate construction company can be ‘removed’ to create a new … Continue reading

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