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We are a GA, NC, SC general contractor hired as sub to a larger GC to install gutters in Florida. Do we need to register business with State prior to applying for business tax registration in city & county of job location (Naples, Collier County) Any license requirements for just gutter installation?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentFeb 7, 2023
Im debating this issue with my father and I do not see how this apply to residential projects when all the language appears to be for public and commercial projects....Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
1 answerAdd commentAug 27, 2017
Contractor hired me, home owner paid contractor, contractor left the country, so home owner says he does not have to pay me since he already paid. I designed the plans for construction on the house....Read More
Anonymous Architect / Engineer
2 answersAdd commentFeb 7, 2023
Installed a building on February 25th 2020. The customer owes a balance and we have reached out numerous times. We have received notice that the property owner died by getting his death certificate. We tried to repo the building but it has electric hooked up to it. The Property is Managment by Guardian Asset out of Pennsylvania. Can you tell me if I can file a lien on this property?...Read More
Ronda Gaskill
Waiting for answerAdd commentFeb 7, 2023
We build hog buildings and I wasn't sure which project type I should for setting up my projects....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 20, 2019
I have a customer we did work for on their new building and they are not paying....Read More
Brian Depew
1 answerAdd commentFeb 6, 2023
We are doing a project in Monroe County Florida airport. The county is saying that the Partiel lein that runs through December 31, 2022 must be signed and notarized with the date of December 31,2022. Our sub signed it on December 16, 2022. I have explained that is not correct. Could you clarify this for me? Am I incorrect?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentFeb 7, 2023
We are the general contractor preforming the reconstruction of a church and would like to record the contract. I had added the customer to Levelset as "other" property and cannot find the affidavit to record the contract. ...Read More
Chris Evans
1 answerAdd commentFeb 7, 2023
TexasConstruction Contract
I work for myself. I was hired by my buddies boss to rebuild a motor in a 300 Chrysler. This motor was already taken apart and left on the ground. I'm the 2nd person to pick up after the 1st guy left. We were both unsure if it would start after o rebuilt it from this state. After 2 months of rebuilding this motor, it would not start. He called me last week and said he was taking it to a dealership. He owes for my labor over these 2 months. Do I lean his home or the vehicle. His intentions were/are to sell it after it starts. If it ever does. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentFeb 4, 2023
ColoradoConstruction ContractLien WaiversMechanics LienPreliminary NoticeRetainage
I am new to the construction industry. I do not know much about the prelien process. Does the prelien last the entire time of the project?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentFeb 7, 2023
I sent a notice of intent to lien to the owner that expires today, according to Levelset but have not heard back. What is our rights or procedure shall we do at this point?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentFeb 7, 2023
We were hired directly by a public school and we went to send a preliminary notice and found out that's not possible since we're technically the GC in this situation. We just want to make sure that we're not going to miss any timelines in case getting payment becomes a problem later on. Is there anything we should do to ensure payment?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJul 11, 2018
WisconsinPreliminary NoticeRight to Lien
We have finished a project and the client is refusing to pay. We have a lien placed on the home. What are the next steps to get paid?...Read More
Tamara Madsen
1 answerAdd commentFeb 6, 2023