Monthly Archives: May 2015

JV Licenses & Out of State Partners, NV Applications, Bid Limits & Financial Statements

Attending conferences, CSLB Board meetings and other events important to contractors is part of my job. For many contractors seeking contracts and new bid opportunity also takes them out ‘on the road’…  Q:  We are a CA “B” General Building contracting … Continue reading

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Service & Repair vs HIC limits, Bid Limits for Licensing Requirements & Pocket Cards

When there is a question of what the law actually says people will try to exploit it to their advantage. This is important to both sides of a contract- consumer and contractor. A recent case prompted the CSLB to issue … Continue reading

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Reviving Suspended Corporate Licensing, Fencing, Licensing for Consultants & Fees

‘Work-arounds’, loopholes, or gray areas can sometimes be exceptions to the rules. But they are often looked for to avoid doing what is ‘business as usual’ as in our first question. Nice try but let me count the ways it’s … Continue reading

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DIR Registration, Family Transfer and RME Reactivation of Expired Licensing

Important updates you don’t want to miss, but first losing a family member is never easy, but our second question shows that losing their loved one was only the beginning for this contractor family. Although it’s not much, we do … Continue reading

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“C-61″/”D-21″ Pumps & Cranes, Listing Corporate Officers & AZ Handyman Experience for Licensing

What can you do in Arizona that you can’t do here?  We also help contractors with questions on LLC and foreign corporations, and we ‘raise’ the spirits of a Nevada company looking for work in California… Q:  I have worked … Continue reading

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General Partners, DOSH & “C-22″, Limits & Scope of “C-27″ Licenses

What work, outside your specialty, can you do? Our first contractor finds himself‘fenced out’ on a job he can rightly do. A demolition contractor helps us‘break down’ the new ‘asbestos licensing’, and we must ‘demolish’ the ideas of a partnership … Continue reading

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“C-55″, LLC Members & Managers, and Qualifying More Than One License

While most contractors have a grasp of the laws they work under, some of those rules really require an expert eye. Long-awaited in California, the availability of LLC licensing is not without some remaining rumors and confusion among contractors.  Finally, … Continue reading

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Multiple Sole Owner Licensing, LLC, Renewals & Suspended Licenses

While you can’t ‘clone’ yourself yet, it is possible for a Sole Owner to ‘multiply’ his contractor licensing opportunity. A short answer for a long question and good news from Arizona resolving an issue and updating our Q&A from a … Continue reading

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Family License, SSI Numbers and HVAC Ambassadors

A family with a ‘number’ of questions helps contractors understand how to keep their business alive after an unexpected loss. We always learn something when assisting attorneys with contractor licensing law, and we get an update on the ‘ambassadors of … Continue reading

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