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Capitol Connection 9/16/2019
Capitol Connection CSLB Answers

Corporate to LLC Transfer and FTB Suspensions When you are done, you’re done, but going away may take some added steps for a corporate contractor. Another contractor finds that license transfers only go one way in CA… Q:  Your company helped me set up my … read more

Capitol Connection 09/09/2019
Capitol Connection CSLB Answers

Sharing Contractor Licensing, Transatlantic Experience Credit And Fingerprinting For Inactive License Renewal You can ‘share’ so much in social media these days, but in the real world of contracting not this! You may detect a slight accent in one inquiry while another contractor plans on … read more

Capitol Connection 8/30/2019
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Let’s ‘file’ the rough edges off a new rule on those ‘doing business as’ in California. Another contractor’s best laid plans crash when they get ‘waived’ off while another RME problem may have two ‘individual’ solutions pending the final test… Q:  We are a sign installation … read more

Carr Fire Recovery Opportunities, For Contractors, That Might Surprise You

Business owners are buzzing about volunteering with the Carr Fire rebuilding efforts, being spearheaded by the NorCal Community Recovery Team, and with good reason: volunteering bonds and strengthens communities, is beneficial to your health, and can even help boost your brand. However, we all know … read more

Capitol Connection 8/26/2019
California Capitol Building.Shasta Builders Exchange. Photo by Jeff Turner

Let’s start with a ‘liability’ lesson, of particular note for LLC licensees. A reminder on no bidding without an active license and a ‘test’ on exams… Q:  You recently helped me set up my corporation and obtain a Contractor’s License.  I now have put General Liability coverage … read more