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Hi, My name is Scottie McDonald. I work for a commercial roofing company in Garland Texas. We are considering submitting a job bid as a sub-contractor to a General contractor. The job bid is for the roofing for a new commercial building in Baton Rouge. In considering what to include in a budget and other planning efforts I have a few questions that I was hoping you could help me with: 1) Would we be required to apply for a business license? 2) If yes what is the cost of this and how long does the process take? 3) Would we need a construction permit? 4) If yes what is the cost of this and how long does the process take? 5) Would we need a contractor’s license? 6) If yes what is the cost of this and how long does the process take? Thanks in advance for your assistance. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJun 23, 2021
LouisianaLicenses
I own a small, high end metal shop am on a large construction project. My client just paid me for March but essentially because so much time passed between payments, I am still behind on bills. I am trying to get paid for April and cannot get any update. How do I resolve this?...Read More
Alyssa Kraemer
2 answersAdd commentJun 16, 2021
Louisiana
I recieved Notice of non-payment and I no longer own property ...Read More
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Waiting for answerAdd commentJun 22, 2021
Louisiana
Contractor has filed lien on my property. I had a lawyer speak to his lawyer, cost me a small fortune, but the lien was removed by the contractor. He then put the lien back on my property using a different lawyer. He never notified me, or made any attempt to collect, but has renewed the lien for the past 4yrs. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 21, 2021
LouisianaMechanics Lien
What if I started a small business doing work "on the side" that became a larger undertaking. I created an LLC but had no idea about licensing requirements but am now ready to expand to full time. Will the board find me liable for fines after the fact? I've had no claims against me. Thanks, Michael Green Shreveport, LA 71115...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 19, 2021
LouisianaBack ChargesLicenses
I am a licensed Residential and Commercial Contractor in La. For my Residential License, am I required to use a licensed mechanical contractor for a Residential home?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentJun 17, 2021
Louisiana
Is it possible for someone to "Qualify" by taking the test, prior to registration of the company? Could you please advise? stanfords1974@gmail.com...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 16, 2021
LouisianaLicenses
How much time after the last day on the job do I have to file a lien in Louisiana?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 15, 2021
Louisiana
We did not know until now that the client was in active bankruptcy since August 2018, she refused to pay us for the work we did, can we still file lien on property?...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 11, 2021
LouisianaMechanics Lien
We just sent an INTent to Lien letter. If we don’t receive payment, how long before we can file the lien?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
3 answersAdd commentJun 6, 2021
LouisianaLien Deadlines
If homeowner hired me originally to paint and change some rotted fascia. But hired another person to move electrical panel and install doors originally. So was originally hired for that scope. Than she added gutters and change two windows. Who is the GC? ...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentMay 3, 2021
LouisianaMechanics Lien
We already filed NOI and waiting on vendor for one window to be delivered to complete job 100% but at this point what steps can we take to receive our funds in full. Job completed 95-98%, waiting for one window installation...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 13, 2021
Louisiana
Home pending sale and owner has not paid for work done on home. What can I do?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 4, 2021
LouisianaMechanics Lien
A contractor called dry out restoration sent a demo company to demo my home and they split boards throughout my home in the structure and is still requesting payment I have pictures of the damage which they said they would pay then the owner said no...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
4 answersAdd commentJun 1, 2021
LouisianaConstruction Contract