Monthly Archives: November 2016

Bond Cost, RME Replacement, Business License and Trade Exam Waiver Experience

Yet another reason to keep that credit score up! An Oregon contractor has a ‘5 year’ plan to build on in CA, while another out-of-state contractor has an ‘issue’ with taking the ‘first step’ in applying for his license. Q:  … Continue reading

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Column 1K, “DBA” descriptions and Original Company Names

For us this is an historic day! What began as a first step to assist contractors with our first column in April 1996 has become 1000 columns down the road and twenty years later! Nearly every week of each year, … Continue reading

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Using Solar in a Name, Out of State Qualifiers and Family Waiver Limits

What’s in a name? We hold ‘class’ for this ‘general’ answer on contractor regulation.  Another Lone Star contractor hopes to ‘address’ a question on long-distance ‘supervision’. We find it unfortunate to inform a daughter that despite the loss her worthy … Continue reading

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Multiple Applications, Qualifier Limit, Add An Officer, RMO and Son-in Law Family Waiver

An ‘unlimited’ answer in assisting our first contractor has one limitation! The second answer takes a different ‘form’ as a Qualifier replaces himself. While we take ‘time’ for one more RMO, we are also always happy to help a contractor’s … Continue reading

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Worker’s Comp Exemption Verification, Bid Requirement, Pools Maintenance & License Scam Calls

While it’s not written in stone a contractor’s business is ‘history’ as we discover! I will put on my ‘thinking cap’ to just say ‘no’ to a question, and we also offer   sympathy and assistance to a contractor’s family in … Continue reading

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“C-33″ Painting, “C-46″ Solar and License Qualifiers

If you are a longtime reader thanks! You may know, but others new to this resource may not, that all our column history is online at cutredtape.com. However, we still get new questions, new situations, new interpretations and new rules … Continue reading

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Solar Complaints, Predatory Repair Practices & License Number Display Law

Speaking ‘fluent’ regulations is one part of it and keeping an ear to the ground is another when you are providing expert ‘guidance’ to contractors. Listening closely to what is said is always important… I hear that CSLB would like … Continue reading

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