“C-54”, Merging Licenses, CA “C-10” and NV “C-2d”

Here’s the distinction, an expert can tell immediately when something looks similar but really isn’t the same. In contractor licensing that is crucial in getting it right the first time. Because, contractors know ‘time is money’ is exactly right… Q:  I need to obtain a “C-54” (Tile) and a “C-61”/”D-34” (Prefabricated Equipment) contractor’s license in California.  I … Continue reading “C-54”, Merging Licenses, CA “C-10” and NV “C-2d”

Outside CA Fingerprinting, NV Financials, RME and Disassociation Requirement

Process. It seems life is about learning the process. For contractors dealing with complex rules and interpretations of regulations that’s a high-level learning curve! That’s why expert assistance is always helpful when it’s your turn to learn. Process this… Q:  As you know, you very recently submitted an application for our company to obtain a CA … Continue reading Outside CA Fingerprinting, NV Financials, RME and Disassociation Requirement

NV “C-3B”, AZ Qualifier, CA “C-15” and “C-22” Asbestos

Some things may sound the same in contractor’s licensing, but the reality depends on your ‘state’ of mind. Another contractor working over a border gets a choice in ‘one from column A, or one from column B’ in order to be legally licensed, and oh yeah, there’s one more thing for assisting this last contractor… … Continue reading NV “C-3B”, AZ Qualifier, CA “C-15” and “C-22” Asbestos

RMO, CSLB Testing Sites, Out-of-State Fingerprinting and Worker’s Compensation

With lots of rebuilding commercial and residential properties in fire-damaged areas across our state contractors from elsewhere are coming West. Others are adding to their opportunities with new classes, new entities and lots of ‘qualified’ help is needed Q:  We are going to be adding a classification to our license.  We will be using the same Responsible … Continue reading RMO, CSLB Testing Sites, Out-of-State Fingerprinting and Worker’s Compensation

Disaster Cleanup, RME/RMO, Duplicate Fingerprints and ‘Shotcrete’ Licensing

Some questions ‘generally’ take longer to ask or explain than others! So, let’s start there. I will also lend a ‘hand’ on a fingerprinting problem and help ‘clean up’ a disaster-related issue on appropriate licensing in Paradise and other fire damaged communities… Q:  If a company has a Responsible Managing Employee (RME) who holds the “A” … Continue reading Disaster Cleanup, RME/RMO, Duplicate Fingerprints and ‘Shotcrete’ Licensing

“B” Inactive, Bonds, Insurance, Class Waivers and Fingerprinting Officers

We make a great team! Your questions and my answers help everyone learn. Another part of our team is the CSLB who helps keep the playing field level for all our licensed contractors. Contractors can also play a significant role in spotting unlicensed, and unfair, competition. Not to drive this nail too deep, but this … Continue reading “B” Inactive, Bonds, Insurance, Class Waivers and Fingerprinting Officers

Sole Proprietor, Fictitious Names, Registered Agents and RME

We begin with a little bit of ‘sole’, move on with no place like ‘home’ and help ease the worry about a ‘responsible’ person hitting the highway… Q:  I recently applied for a Contractor’s license and I used the word “Builders” in my business name.  I checked the status online today and it says, “provide a corrected … Continue reading Sole Proprietor, Fictitious Names, Registered Agents and RME

Working in Disaster Areas and Penalties for Unlicensed Activity

To paraphrase Dicken’s famous line, ‘it was the worst of times’ and ‘the best’.  With an economic boom and disasters in north and south in the last year, the need for licensed contractors has never been greater. This new year begins with hope for a better time for all and your opportunity to grow.  Tremendous … Continue reading Working in Disaster Areas and Penalties for Unlicensed Activity