Monthly Archives: June 2015

Vehicles & Business Name Requirements, RME/RMO and Restorations & “C-22″ Asbestos

Some jokes are always funny, some only funny once. Waiver requests are much the same. Adding specialty classes is a process that begins with one step at a time, despite a contractor’s desire to get it all done now!  But … Continue reading

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CA Generals, NV “B” Licensing, Bid Limits and Unlicensed Contractors

“To be or not to be” isn’t the question. Unlike the line from Shakespeare’s work, for some NV applications it’s ‘generally’ a “B” or “B-2”… Q:  I have had a “B” (General Building) license in CA since the 90’s and … Continue reading

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Fingerprinting for CA Licensing update, New Rule on SS Number Alternative and Qualifier Change

We ‘point’ out some recent changes in fingerprinting for CA applications. Also, a roadblock has been removed for some foreign business, while a ‘suspenseful’ development leaves another contractor down and out of business at present. Don’t let this happen to … Continue reading

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Multiple DBA’s for Licenses, License posting and Worker’s Compensation Exemptions

Being in the right place is one secret to success, knowing when it’s the right time is a little trickier. While ‘breaking up’ is hard to do, for a JV it’s also fatal. An eager bidder has to put the … Continue reading

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Removing Lead-base paints, “C-33″, LLC & DBA’s, Carpet Cleaning and Apprenticeship licensing

It took years to become contractor’s law but the popularity of the LLC has soared among California firms. We have answers for LLC’s and clarify a contractor’s question about reciprocity. We’ve helped people through the application process for more than … Continue reading

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“C-17″ & General Qualifiers, Business Names & Advertising and “C-36″, “C-20″ Overlap

Baseball season is back and we go to bat today for an Arizona company, a veteran glazer and a plumber who pitches a ‘wet’ one. Unfortunately, by the end of the ‘game’ played here, readers will discover it’s three strikes … Continue reading

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SWIFT Justice and Lost Renewals

For unlicensed contractors, or anyone who tries to play ‘fast and loose’ with rules that protect workers or consumers justice will prevail. From the SWIFT Investigators seeking to ‘sting’ the unlicensed to local prosecutors protecting their consumers, contractors must beware … Continue reading

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