Bonds & Business Names, Posted Applications and Disabled CA Veteran Contractor Licensing

A ‘salute’ for veterans starts our question and answer parade. Next a contractor changes his mind, and will likely get his wish and we wrap by helping another contractor ‘capitalize’ on his business name… Q:  I am a disabled veteran who has worked under a licensed contractor for 15 years of my life. I am … Continue reading Bonds & Business Names, Posted Applications and Disabled CA Veteran Contractor Licensing

Swimming Pools, Worker’s Compensation Requirements and Supervisory Waivers

Yes, on this page or in the office, we always hope to ‘answer’ inquiries quickly and correctly!  What’s ‘past’ is prologue in a contractor license change but we start with another transition for a ‘supervisor’… Q:  We want to change the license holder over to the CEO of the company who is not currently the … Continue reading Swimming Pools, Worker’s Compensation Requirements and Supervisory Waivers

‘S’ Corporate Entity Change, Listing Officers and Cash Bonds

Bonds, license bonds that is, employee ownership and help for a ‘foreigner’ are introduced in this edition.  I start with some important differences as an applicant gets his business organized along some ‘easy’ lines… Q:  I am going to be buying an HVAC company and obtaining a new Contractor’s License.  I am trying to decide … Continue reading ‘S’ Corporate Entity Change, Listing Officers and Cash Bonds

RME Qualifier, Down Payments, “C-53”, Garage Storage and Reciprocal License States

While estimates, design and plans need to add up in building, the rules of addition don’t always apply to contractor licensing. Limits, exceptions and interpretation in contractor regulations can change results. We take a trip to Oregon, take a ‘dip’ on swimming pools and help another contractor ‘hang around’ the garage… Q:  We have an … Continue reading RME Qualifier, Down Payments, “C-53”, Garage Storage and Reciprocal License States

Unlicensed Scams in Diaster Zones, Officer Replacement and Stock or Asset Sale?

A ‘caveat emptor’ warning for contractors and consumers! However, we begin with ‘distinction’ in our first answer, and give another contractor some extra ‘time’… Q:  I have a “C-9” (Drywall) license and I’m selling my business (Corporation) to a person who doesn’t have a Contractor’s License and cannot document the four years of experience to … Continue reading Unlicensed Scams in Diaster Zones, Officer Replacement and Stock or Asset Sale?