Fingerprint Rejection, Qualifier Retirement in NV & CA and RMO/RME

Simple. No, this is contractor law in two states just to start with! I ‘employ’ expertise for another question and share the ‘manual’ on fingerprinting when you apply for a CA contractor license… Q:  Our Qualifier is retiring and wants to disassociate but still retain his own license. I have been an Officer on the license … Continue reading Fingerprint Rejection, Qualifier Retirement in NV & CA and RMO/RME

Foreign Company Licensing, ‘S’ Corps and Contractor Referral Companies

I assist contractors with licensing in CA, NV and AZ, including those with ‘foreign’ accents unfamiliar with the American way. And all it takes to provide contractors help on some questions is a little bit of ‘sole’… Q:  We are an out-of-country contractor and we have a California ‘B’ (General Building) contractor’s license but we are … Continue reading Foreign Company Licensing, ‘S’ Corps and Contractor Referral Companies

Family Waiver, Independent Qualifiers, AZ Reciprocity and General HVAC

Some of the time it’s an easy contractor licensing answer, some are complex and others just take longer to develop the ‘full-time’ picture. Help arrives for a contractor planning for his road trip to AZ but, first, we start with a General looking for some ‘cool’ new business. Q:  I am a “B” General Building contractor.  The … Continue reading Family Waiver, Independent Qualifiers, AZ Reciprocity and General HVAC

DIR, Public Works, Small Project Exemption and Find My Licensed Contractor Resource

School’s out for summer, but the lessons never end for contractors. New law, changes in interpretation and important deadlines require an ongoing ‘learning curve.’ Here’s an expert tutorial and a reminder to turn those ‘papers’ in on time! I am frequently reminded from readers that Public Works Contractors are a big portion of my readers.  So … Continue reading DIR, Public Works, Small Project Exemption and Find My Licensed Contractor Resource

Corp License Family Transfer, Work Comp, Fingerprinting and Signing Authority

DNA isn’t required yet, but fingerprints still are. You may still have ink on your fingers from that unfortunate traffic stop, or another occasion that doesn’t count here. We ‘single’ out who can sign for an LLC contractor and share a ‘bittersweet’ answer for a son ‘liable’ to follow his father’s footsteps… Q:  If our Corporate … Continue reading Corp License Family Transfer, Work Comp, Fingerprinting and Signing Authority

License Conversions, Owning Multiple Companies, “C-20” / “C-43” and CSLB Field Office Payments

Yes, and Yes again gets the Q&A started. Since making the business structure a legal option in CA, contractor interest has been ‘building’ in Limited Liability Company or LLC transfers. Finish with a ‘No’ and a ‘walk-in’ solution… Q:  I have been advised by my attorney to transfer my Sole Proprietorship business to either a Corporation … Continue reading License Conversions, Owning Multiple Companies, “C-20” / “C-43” and CSLB Field Office Payments