“C-33” Waiver for “B” Generals, Owner/Builder Limits & Unlicensed ‘Stings’

We ‘fix up’ an answer for a homeowner who plans on ‘flipping out’ in Newport Beach. Another contractor is ‘generally’ interested in replacing his RMO, without being put to the ‘test’ or disassociating his current Qualifier… Q:  I am 50% owner and President of a painting company.  Our Responsible Managing Officer (RMO) is not disassociating … Continue reading “C-33” Waiver for “B” Generals, Owner/Builder Limits & Unlicensed ‘Stings’

Business Entity Licensing, Adding Classes to LLC’s and Generals in AZ

The name’s the thing in causing our first contractor to call. A bi-coastal contractor needs ‘expedited’ advice on how to move from current corporate license classes to his LLC, without affecting work in progress. We also share a lesson in Arizona licensing… Q:  We currently have a contractor’s license for our corporation that operates out … Continue reading Business Entity Licensing, Adding Classes to LLC’s and Generals in AZ

Corporate Surrender & Taxes, RMO & Revoked Licensing and DOSH Filing

Some things can change, and sometimes remain the same as our first contractor learns. We ‘dash’ the hopes of another contractor who has discovered you can’t work without ‘DOSH’.  What you don’t know can hurt you, as a Nevada contractor gets a tax bill from California he didn’t know was coming… Q:  We will soon … Continue reading Corporate Surrender & Taxes, RMO & Revoked Licensing and DOSH Filing

NASCLA Licensing, Obtaining Work Experience Information & Criminal History for RME

There is one problem with not telling the truth on your license application that is almost self-explanatory. Don’t let this happen to you. Does passing one national evaluation exam open doors to state licensing?  As you will learn, it’s yes and no!.. Q:  I have had an Inactive Sole Proprietor “C-36” Plumbing license since 2002.  … Continue reading NASCLA Licensing, Obtaining Work Experience Information & Criminal History for RME

Sole Owner Inc., LLC Business Names & Concrete Waivers for Generals

A Sole Owner shares a lesson on changing company structure that requires a sacrifice. Another interesting question from a General making entry into CA construction while another helps us remember when to ask for a waiver… Q:  We have been licensed for many years in California as a corporation.  Now that California is licensing Limited … Continue reading Sole Owner Inc., LLC Business Names & Concrete Waivers for Generals

TPT Change in AZ, HIS, Qualifier Disassociation & Banner Advertising rules

If you think the same thing as our Arizona solar contractor about new TPT rules, you could also be stuck between a ‘ROC and a hard place.’ Sometimes vague statutes written into law can be subject to misinterpretation or implications never intended. Time has run out for another contractor, so don’t let this happen to … Continue reading TPT Change in AZ, HIS, Qualifier Disassociation & Banner Advertising rules

CSLB New Leadership in 2015

The Contractors State License Board has appointed Cindi Christenson as its new Registrar of Contractors. Although the CSLB conducted a nationwide executive search, they did not have to look far for the most qualified candidate.  Ms. Christenson had served as the Board’s Chief Deputy Registrar for 5 years and, before joining CSLB, was the Executive … Continue reading CSLB New Leadership in 2015