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Forum: Contractor Licensing Yesterday, 03:11 PM
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If you go with a corp, then file Sub-chapter S...

If you go with a corp, then file Sub-chapter S with the IRS, you'll have more liability protection for your personal assets.

Plus with a corp you can add/remove officers (spouse, kids, business...
Forum: Contractor Licensing Yesterday, 01:17 PM
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Hello, Yes, as long as the app hasn't been...

Hello,

Yes, as long as the app hasn't been posted you can make changes to it. And since they are waiting on corrections from you, you can amend the app. Contact the cslb tech and let him/her...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-18-2019, 03:43 PM
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Posted By License Guru
If all you're doing is installing the rebar, then...

If all you're doing is installing the rebar, then the C-50 would work. The prime contractor would sub the rebar work out to you.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-15-2019, 07:11 PM
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Posted By License Guru
Submit the experience as employed and enter the...

Submit the experience as employed and enter the contractors biz name, license number, and address on the certification of work experience form. The cslb doesn't care how you were paid.

If that...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-13-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 61
Posted By License Guru
The CSLB isn't looking at it as a revenue...

The CSLB isn't looking at it as a revenue generator Griz. It's more about consumer protection, which is the Board's mandate, and where so many of these guys who want to be legal and get out from the...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-13-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 61
Posted By License Guru
Exactly! It would do all the above. Seems...

Exactly! It would do all the above.

Seems the last time the CSLB attempted to create this new class, a boat load of contractors and trade organizations threw tantrums, so the idea was dropped.
...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-13-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 61
Posted By License Guru
Question Alternative California B License Classification

The Contractors State License Board in California is considering a new classification (again) that does not include a structural framing component to qualify.

Do you think this is a good idea?
...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-13-2019, 04:54 PM
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Posted By License Guru
Nope. Unless your experience was obtained as an...

Nope. Unless your experience was obtained as an employee of a B contractor, your application will require permits (pulled by your or not, in your name or not) and as many CSLB project list forms as...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 03-11-2019, 07:04 PM
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Posted By License Guru
Any college or trade courses are valid and should...

Any college or trade courses are valid and should be submitted. You'll also need to provide them with a CFC or Universal Type II card.

If you are paid under the table by a contractor, you can...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-28-2019, 12:24 PM
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Views: 252
Posted By License Guru
You can use the same certifier.

You can use the same certifier.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-27-2019, 05:43 PM
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Posted By License Guru
The LLC worker/surety $100,000 bond can cost...

The LLC worker/surety $100,000 bond can cost $3000 - $5000 Per Year!

And that's after you provide the broker with all of your personal and business financials... even when it's time to renew the...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-27-2019, 05:26 PM
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Posted By License Guru
No one owns a corporation. It has officers and a...

No one owns a corporation. It has officers and a qualifier of the classification.

If that qualifier is an RME (employee) then yes, he could not be a qualifier on any other active license.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-27-2019, 05:13 PM
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Posted By License Guru
A corp, same with an LLC, the entity "owns" or...

A corp, same with an LLC, the entity "owns" or holds the license. An individual would be the qualifier for that license.

Bonding for a corp is the same as for a sole owner or partnership license....
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-27-2019, 03:01 PM
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Posted By License Guru
Hello, You could apply as a sole owner and...

Hello,

You could apply as a sole owner and have dad as the RME. Which means you'd have to carry workers comp.

Or apply for a partnership license where you would be the general partner and dad...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-26-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By License Guru
I've heard that before, where union's get their...

I've heard that before, where union's get their panties in a bunch when a member strays from the flock.

Keep in mind, anybody with first hand knowledge of your experience can be a certifier. Like...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-25-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By License Guru
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-25-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By License Guru
I'd be happy to take a look. Email it to me...

I'd be happy to take a look. Email it to me [email protected]
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-25-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,728
Posted By License Guru
You would/could apply for a corporation with the...

You would/could apply for a corporation with the Sect. of State. Then file subchapter S with the IRS. This would give you better personal liability protection than a sole owner license or standard...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-25-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By License Guru
Yes, anyone with first hand knowledge of the...

Yes, anyone with first hand knowledge of the experience can be your certifier. It doesn't have to be the employer or person you worked for.

They'll give credit for any degree. 24 (or 36) months...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-24-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By License Guru
Your 4 yr degree would be worth 18 months credit...

Your 4 yr degree would be worth 18 months credit toward the 48 month minimum.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-24-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By License Guru
Submit the cash experience as an employee of that...

Submit the cash experience as an employee of that contractor. You don't have to worry about him getting in hot water, and the cslb doesn't care if you were paid cash.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-24-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,728
Posted By License Guru
LLC is way expensive, and a new business probably...

LLC is way expensive, and a new business probably wouldn't qualify for the LLC worker/surety bond. If you did, it would be $5000+ per year.

What if you obtained a corporate number and applied for...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-18-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By License Guru
Griz is correct... if your installers are not...

Griz is correct... if your installers are not licensed on their own, they should be under your workers comp.

Doing work over 500 will not affect your license application. The cslb will still...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-17-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 486,728
Posted By License Guru
You'll need to complete the work certification...

You'll need to complete the work certification form that is part of the application. This form gives them an overview of your overall experience. The project list form breaks down your experience...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 02-15-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By License Guru
Hello CabinetLady, Welcome to CT. Yes,...

Hello CabinetLady,

Welcome to CT.

Yes, your uncle could be the qualifier on a license for/with you. Because you are a sole prop, he would have to be an RME. Sounds like you already have...
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