Monthly Archives: December 2015

Contractors and Consumer Complaints & RMO’s

We often focus on issues contractors face in keeping or obtaining their licenses. However, we also hear from consumers, some with issues that go beyond our ability to answer or provide advice. While we often work for attorneys I am … Continue reading

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General Subcontracting, Adding a Family Member & Work Experience for CA Applications

‘Handing down’ an opportunity to work is one of the ‘general’ reasons to have a “B” contractor’s license. A father hopes to ‘hand-over’ his license to a son, but finds he’ll need an expert solution to make it happen while … Continue reading

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Work Experience, Signatures Required and Discussion of “C-1″ Licensing

An aspiring contractor needs a ‘sign’ his experience will count and keep his license application secret, while another learns an unfortunate lesson on scheduling when you have more than one Qualifier. A Board proposal ‘building’ momentum may be of great … Continue reading

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CA Worker’s Comp & DBA’s and NV Applications & Expirations

As a ‘general’ rule for contractors in Nevada there is a way to skip some of the test taking in CA. Other contractors learn rules are not made to be broken, and waiting to the ‘last’ minute can ‘qualify’ you … Continue reading

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Buying A Contracting Business, “C-13″ General Building and Waivers

‘Caveat emptor’, or buyer beware often requires expert advice when weighing the ‘pro’ or ‘con’ for making a major investment. In other words, looking before you leap is always recommended, so we help an aspiring contractor ‘buy in’ to the … Continue reading

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$500 Requirements, High/ Low Voltage Licensing and General’s Scope of Work

Cutredtape.com brought us a follow-up inquiry for a contractor that hopes to make ‘his slice’ the whole pie! Another electrical contractor hopes his specialty is ‘wired in’ to reciprocity as a CA licensee… Q: In a newsletter I located on-line … Continue reading

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AZ Qualifiers, $500 Exemptions, Grout & Tile

Is there an exception to every rule? For some contractors it depends on the ‘conditions’. Another contractor who wants to be ready for ‘prime’ time needs to see the ‘bigger’ picture in getting those jobs done. We also pump up … Continue reading

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