Lawsuits Disclosure, Construction Management and Foreign Corporation Licensing

A question from the Lone Star state and another from across the Atlantic ‘points’ to requirements in the Golden State others might find ‘foreign’ to doing business. First, while it may be a choice, you can ‘run’ but you can’t ‘hide’…  Q:  I am listed as an Officer of a corporation that has a lawsuit … Continue reading Lawsuits Disclosure, Construction Management and Foreign Corporation Licensing

More Generals, “C-42” & Waivers, Sole Owners & Responsible Managing Employee/ RME

It’s important to ‘look before you leap’ because some actions have one-time only limits we share with our first contractor. However, with expert assistance a ‘soft’ landing may still work out. Another Sole Owner could get busier by becoming ‘inactive’ as a RME… Q:  You just recently helped me with adding the “C-42” (Sanitation Systems) … Continue reading More Generals, “C-42” & Waivers, Sole Owners & Responsible Managing Employee/ RME

“C-42” & Generals, HIS Changes and Disaster Scams & Unlicensed Contracting

Sometimes roads are easy, sometimes they need work and others are just rough. In making all the complex ‘wheels’ in government click together, a ‘bump’ in the ‘road’ of interpretation can sometimes knock it out of whack. That leads to some need for repairs, as all General Engineering companies know, the parts must mesh together … Continue reading “C-42” & Generals, HIS Changes and Disaster Scams & Unlicensed Contracting

Listing Officers & Foreign Corporations, Expired Licenses & Judgements

A contractor outside the Golden State wants to wear three ‘hats’ at once and that’s okay. Unlike some people might suggest, sometimes you just won’t get a ‘second’ chance, without starting over from scratch. We also find inspiration in an aspiring contractor who learns that when ‘there is a will, there is a way’ and … Continue reading Listing Officers & Foreign Corporations, Expired Licenses & Judgements

General “A” & Concrete, ‘Walk In” License Testing & Unlicensed Work Experience

Can you walk right in, sit right down and take the license exam? A General wants to get off the ‘asphalt’ and set up a ‘concrete’ detour, while a handyman walks the line, only occasionally running over the rules… Q:  I have an “A” license and my company generally does roadwork construction.  A subcontractor who … Continue reading General “A” & Concrete, ‘Walk In” License Testing & Unlicensed Work Experience

Foreign Corporation Licensing & SS Numbers, NV Sandblasting & Licensing at Sea

While our focus is often California and contractors working the Golden State, we also work over the borders. From our far northern neighbor to next door in the Silver State, these questions come from contractors putting miles on their licenses… Q:  We are a Canadian corporation and need to obtain a CA Contractor’s License.  On … Continue reading Foreign Corporation Licensing & SS Numbers, NV Sandblasting & Licensing at Sea

Tax Suspense, NV & AZ Reciprocity Changes, “C-61/D-12” Coverings & Synthetics

Not paying taxes is a no, no and that’s the unfortunate answer required in our first Q&A. While reciprocity is a benefit for licensed CA contractors, there are still some ‘general’ rules that can’t be skipped. Another questioner is ‘floored’ by news that he will be required to have the appropriate contractor’s license and appropriate … Continue reading Tax Suspense, NV & AZ Reciprocity Changes, “C-61/D-12” Coverings & Synthetics