Monthly Archives: March 2016

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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“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’ … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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NV Bid Limits, Financials, Pest Control and “C-17″ Licensing

One for all and all for one, as we help school contractors with an ‘on the money’ tip.  While we are based within sight of the CA Capitol Dome, many of our questions come from areas we also serve with … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Alien Contractors, Corporate Licensing & Update on Bond Limits

Seen any ‘alien’ contractors? The truth is out there somewhere as our first contractor helps us learn. A new direction has a corporate contractor seeking to take one step back, before moving forward into the future just in case… Q:  … Continue reading

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