Consultant’s Licensing, Filing Corporate Minutes & Qualifying ‘Sisters’

While we have previously mentioned that contractor’s law in written in black and white, as readers know, there is a middle ground. This is one reason expert opinions are required, as the ‘gray’ areas can be loopholes or quicksand for contractors! These ‘spaces’ in the written law also are exploited by some who just want … Continue reading Consultant’s Licensing, Filing Corporate Minutes & Qualifying ‘Sisters’

Documenting Experience, Pressure Lines, Qualifying More Than One License & Expediting AZ Licenses

As a contractor or applicant keeping your address current at CSLB, documenting the work you do and learning licensing rules and regulations are also parts of a contractor’s work. Getting important paperwork or notices, proving experience and operating legally are necessary. However, some practices may change without much notice, until your needs require it. That’s … Continue reading Documenting Experience, Pressure Lines, Qualifying More Than One License & Expediting AZ Licenses

RMO Transfer In Family, “C-36”, “C-42”, “C-12” & What Work Handy-People Can Do

We ‘salute’ our first ‘Officer’ as a contractor who seeks a way to hand on his license to a son. A Plumber won’t ‘dig’ the answer on a public works bid for a county project and there isn’t any kind of work a ‘handy’ person can’t do within a specific limitation… Q:  I have a … Continue reading RMO Transfer In Family, “C-36”, “C-42”, “C-12” & What Work Handy-People Can Do

“C-4”, Referral Fees, Automatic Gates & General Contractors

There is nothing so satisfying as hearing from our readers, especially those with an issue all contractors should be aware of in doing business. This ‘automatically’ rose to the top of our Q/A today! We also visit the ‘hardware store’ and relieve the ‘pressure’ for two other contractors with questions… Q:  In your Capitol Connection … Continue reading “C-4”, Referral Fees, Automatic Gates & General Contractors

Qualifier Responsibility, ‘Sister’ Company Licensing & Traffic Control

While we have ‘plowed the ground’ on RME/RMO, it’s an area that always requires more answers than space allows. Answers often ‘grow’ new questions for readers. We give another contractor his wish in ‘passing’ the trade exam for a new classification. While they may be ‘married’ thru the corporation, ‘sisters’ can’t share the license!... Q:  … Continue reading Qualifier Responsibility, ‘Sister’ Company Licensing & Traffic Control

DBA Name Change, Parent Company, GC’s & Specialty Advertising

From the newest licensed contractor to industry leadership, everyone needs an expert opinion now and then. We hold a ‘parent’ 100% responsible for the latest addition to their family, while making an ‘example’ of another contractor on using solar in a business name… Q:  I work for the Contractor’s Association and I believe you’ve answered … Continue reading DBA Name Change, Parent Company, GC’s & Specialty Advertising

Articles of Incorporation, RMO Liability, Installers Licensing and Bond Amounts

Happy New Year! We are all about contractor licensing this year, last year and for more than 30 years!  Capitol Services has been assisting contractors with the complex issues and aspects of applying for and keeping your license to bid and work in CA, AZ and NV. For our first question of this new calendar… … Continue reading Articles of Incorporation, RMO Liability, Installers Licensing and Bond Amounts

CA License Exams in A Different Language, Signing Off Experience, RME’s JV’s & RMO’s

While the contractor rules and regulations may seem like they are written in a foreign language, you can actually ask for a ‘translator’ when applying. Do you have the ‘write’ stuff to qualify your experience in applying? We also show how you can qualify two licenses in a RME/ RMO shuffle… Q:  I am interested … Continue reading CA License Exams in A Different Language, Signing Off Experience, RME’s JV’s & RMO’s