Monthly Archives: April 2014

Security Installations, “C-10″ & “C-46″ & Corporate Disassociation

While many trades have become more specialized others have ‘drifted’ into portions of other skilled work. That has raised the confusion levels among many contractors about what is now allowed within their scope of work. Sales and installation of some … Continue reading

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Becoming a LLC, RMO & Qualifying Individuals

Many contractors are taking advantage of California now allowing operations as a Limited Liability Company. However, keeping the license number you had for years might be an issue. But first, another contractor discovers a way to ‘waive’ the exam in … Continue reading

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Another Look at ‘Finder Fees, Rewards, Inducements or Kickbacks’

Having assisted contractors with licensing and other industry issues for more than 30 years, the questions that come into the office remain interesting and unpredictable. Sometimes the question comes from rumor, mistaken understanding or simple wishful thinking. In this instance, … Continue reading

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License Number Advertising, Experience Credit & LLC Insurance

While it’s certain contractors need to be licensed, some other ‘players’ must also ‘ante up’ if they want to be in the construction ‘game’. What seems like a simple mistake, you might also be making, could leave another contractor in … Continue reading

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“B” Solar & Roofing, “C-53″ & CA Green Energy

We’ve all had our own computer problems but when government has a software issue it can impact thousands of offices throughout the state. For contractors who must deal with complex governmental rules and regulations on a daily basis any little … Continue reading

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Keeping ‘Low’ License Numbers, “B” Solar & Roofing & NV Financials

Is having a ‘low’ or three-digit license number important? It can speak volumes about longevity in business, something many look for in choosing a contractor.  Another contractor helps us sort out some of the confusion about ‘unrelated’ trades on General … Continue reading

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“A” vs “B”, License Exemptions for Sales & Installations

Demolishing misunderstanding while building real knowledge of contractor license law is the idea here.  Two contractors’ today show why not being correct is truly not an option… Q: Am I inaccurate with regards to my company having the “A” (General … Continue reading

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