Disciplinary Bond, Previous Revocation and NV Corporate Owner List

A ‘civil’ answer on discipline! Another contractor seeks out expert assistance to avoid any possible mistakes in applying for his California number. Finally, an interesting question from a Nevada contractor who can’t quite ‘put a finger’ on the answer… Q:  My company’s license was suspended due to a civil judgement.  The CSLB informed me that … Continue reading Disciplinary Bond, Previous Revocation and NV Corporate Owner List

Generic Business Names, General Building Rule and Solar in CA

‘Services’ is what we provide from our offices in the CA capital, although that same word can become a ‘disservice’ when included in a contractor’s business name. I am ‘floored’ by your compliments and appreciate the question! Finally, a solution for a contractor spanning the country ‘coast to coast’… Q:  We have a pending application … Continue reading Generic Business Names, General Building Rule and Solar in CA

Stock, Asset & License Transfers, DOSH Registration and JV Scope of Work Rule

While change can be a pain our first contractor finds some relief in my answer. The possible ‘suspense’ is causing another contractor to watch the clock and worry if he can go to work before his time runs out… Q:  I am a licensed “C-45” (Electrical Sign) Contractor and I am going to be retiring … Continue reading Stock, Asset & License Transfers, DOSH Registration and JV Scope of Work Rule

HIS Registration, NV City, State & Contractor Licensing and CA Low Voltage Waiver

First, an answer for ‘HIS’ question on call. Next, a NV contractor is finding a ‘marathon’ course in seeking his application approval before I help ‘line up’ the hurdles to overcome.  Finally, an electrical contractor discovers he’s already ‘wired in’ to a new class… Q:  I was wondering if you are able help with HIS … Continue reading HIS Registration, NV City, State & Contractor Licensing and CA Low Voltage Waiver

DOSH Certifications, AZ License Threshold and JV Licenses

Mick Jagger couldn’t get it. However, our first contractor will find ‘satisfaction’ in my answer while our second contractor not so much. While I help find a way, another contractor gets advice just in time to save his ‘venture’… Q:  My company has a “C-22” (Asbestos Abatement) Contractor’s License in California and we are going … Continue reading DOSH Certifications, AZ License Threshold and JV Licenses

Waiver of the Trade Exam, ‘DBA’ & LLC in Business Names and Corporate Surrender

A contractor wants to ‘add’ a concrete change to his business plan. But the numbers won’t compute! To ‘dba’ or not ‘dba’, that is the question. Another important lesson for any contractors who decide to ‘surrender’ the corporation without discovering ‘loose ends’ after walking away… Q:  I currently have a Sole Proprietor General Building (“B”) … Continue reading Waiver of the Trade Exam, ‘DBA’ & LLC in Business Names and Corporate Surrender