CEO Departures, Pool Pumps, RMO Judgments and Adding ‘C-8’ to a General License

Help for a General with ‘concrete’ plans to win the bids! Coming back from overseas, this contractor may be ‘guilty’ by association unless he acts fast. What could be better in a heat wave than a dip in a ‘pools’ question, and be sure to do more than wave goodbye when your CEO heads out … Continue reading CEO Departures, Pool Pumps, RMO Judgments and Adding ‘C-8’ to a General License

Expediting HIS, CFC/EPA, NV Bidder’s Preference and License Change Fingerprinting

When are the slowest and fastest way to get something done exactly the same? When it’s the only way! I have a ‘preferential’ answer for a contractor with ambitions to ‘gamble’ on public works in Nevada and pass along an answer on another question that is a real cool ‘gas’… Q:  I am a California … Continue reading Expediting HIS, CFC/EPA, NV Bidder’s Preference and License Change Fingerprinting

NV ‘B-2’, CA ‘B’ Reciprocity, NV & CA Renewal Costs and Replacing Qualifiers

Better late than never? No! Not for licensed contractors. A Nevada General ‘stacks’ up his experience but discovers he won’t get a ‘reciprocal’ free ride or avoid being ‘tested’ in California. First, timing is everything in more than just comedy…(rimshot?) Q:  Our RME (Responsible Managing Employee) recently left the company.  We have already submitted an … Continue reading NV ‘B-2’, CA ‘B’ Reciprocity, NV & CA Renewal Costs and Replacing Qualifiers

CA/NV Electrical Licensing, Forming Contractor ‘S’ Corp, Limited Partners and NV Indemnification

We ‘partner’ with contractors on questions and answers here. We find an ‘affiliate’ relationship to guide a license applicant in Nevada and recall former First Lady Nancy Reagan in having to ‘just say no’ to another contractor… Q:  I am currently working on getting an application together for our company to obtain a Contractor’s license … Continue reading CA/NV Electrical Licensing, Forming Contractor ‘S’ Corp, Limited Partners and NV Indemnification

Advertising Rules, Handyman Limit, License Requirements on Public Contracts

Sometimes concrete is hard, especially when it’s a public project. Unlicensed is unlicensed with a ‘hard cost’ if you do work beyond the legal limits. You should also be up to date on the ‘social’ implications for contractor’s advertising…   Q:  I have a question about classifications. Recently I was told I couldn't bid on … Continue reading Advertising Rules, Handyman Limit, License Requirements on Public Contracts

Water Remediation, NV Owner’s Proof, Fiberglass and Contractor Signage

Now you see it, now you don’t? What’s the real news on business names and advertising? I will ‘synthesize’ the answer for a painting contractor, another gets the recipe for ‘proof’ pudding, and we ‘tear down’ the walls to expose the answer on a remediation contractor’s question… Q:  I was told that contractors did not … Continue reading Water Remediation, NV Owner’s Proof, Fiberglass and Contractor Signage

Renewals and Changes of Address, RME & RMO and General Advertising on Trucks

While time changes us, it doesn’t ‘age’ most of the rules and regulations for contractors. However, in this ‘blast from the past’ we take a look back at answers that remain the same.  Find more on cutredtape.com under Archives! … (2003) Q.   I have a question that is going to stump you.  I have a … Continue reading Renewals and Changes of Address, RME & RMO and General Advertising on Trucks

New CSLB Registrar, Convictions & Licensing, RMO & LLC and Limited Partnerships

Our congratulations end this session of contractor Q/A. I begin with ‘limited’ help for an attorney, offer a corporate contractor a chance to ‘sole’ source his work and respond with ‘conviction’ to help give hope to a license applicant… Q:  I am an Attorney and you have helped many of my clients in the past.  … Continue reading New CSLB Registrar, Convictions & Licensing, RMO & LLC and Limited Partnerships