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Roofing contractor in Florida has a clause in their Agreement, regarding the right of the non breaching party to terminate the agreement with 2 days notice and the client to pay the contractor for completed work including labor and purchased materials prior to the termination. but the clause also includes the following language ..."in addition to the contractors overhead and profit on the portion of work uncompleted as of the cancellation date." Is this last sentence usual language which should be acceptable to the client. Why would the client have to pay anything on uncompleted work when the contractor is in breach?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 22, 2022
FloridaBack ChargesPayment Disputes
Can a contractor ask for a draw payment out of order? If a contractor has not substantially completed Phase #2, but already began and worked on Phase #3, can the contractor request payment for Phase #3 even if Phase #2 is still not complete or been requested to be drawn?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 20, 2022
VirginiaPayment Disputes
Hello. I am looking for a construction job in the USA. I am geographically located in Ukraine....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 18, 2022
New YorkBack ChargesConstruction ContractPayment DisputesPreliminary Notice
I've been hired by the GC to create the punch list for ownership, I'm believe Im being significantly underpaid. How is the cost for generating a punch list calculated? Can I bill the GC per listed item?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 8, 2022
FloridaPayment Disputes
i worked for a client finish the job and she doesn't wanted to pay her excuse is the we over charge her witch is not true. ...Read More
Jose Ramirez-Ortiz
1 answerAdd commentJan 5, 2022
CaliforniaPayment Disputes
I am a prime contractor that a subcontractor working under me was paid by the homeowner the subcontractor directly. Therefore I have not been paid. ...Read More
Rhonda Lange
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 30, 2021
LouisianaPayment Disputes
I’m from HOME-REDI, A Contractor Builder in Long Island NY. If a client cancels an executed renovation contractor with down payment paid but work has not been started as of yet and the client now wants to cancel the contract either due to loss of job or a pandemic, is the Contractor entitled to his profit without doing any work? Thanks...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 5, 2020
New YorkCoronavirusPayment Disputes
Hello, I just recently built a house in Texas. To keep it simple, we found a contractor we liked and vetted and paid them to build our house. At the end of the building, we were happy with the work they had done and payed the final installment. About 8 months later we are discussing with our CPA about making tax write-offs since we are using it as a business. He agrees we can make tax write-offs for certain expenses. We (he) examine the books and realize we were double-billed for certain building materials for the house. The total double-billed was around $35,000. My question is how do we go forward with this to get our over-billed money back? Thank you very much!...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
2 answersAdd commentMay 31, 2020
TexasConstruction AccountingConstruction ContractPayment DisputesRecovery Options
I am an unlicensed handyman doing work in California. I was hired by the homeowner to help fix his house after flood damage. I have issued him $8000 in invoices he claims he can’t pay me pay me because one of his accounts is frozen because of identity theft. This is a false statement since I’ve had identity theft and got it resolved quickly he’s been complaining about this ID theft for over three months. Can I issue him an intent to lien or and a mechanics lien for the money he owes me?...Read More
Anonymous Subcontractor
2 answersAdd commentAug 13, 2018
CaliforniaMechanics LienPayment DisputesRight to Lien
Lets say I was hired to do about 20 small jobs in another state .My pay was based on a per job basis .When i start the project it turns out the none of these jobs were surveyed properly so i end up having to drive to these jobs and more only to find out that the entire week was a waste. As a contractor am i able to charge for showing up to every site and for the time traveling from site to site ?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentNov 27, 2021
OhioBack ChargesChange OrdersPay ApplicationsPayment Disputes
Hello, I need your help. One of my suppliers forgot to bill me $60k for materials delivered on to my job 5 months ago. They said it was an oversight. They decided to add the old invoices now 5 months later. They had already provided me with Unconditional waivers month after month which means I dont owe them for anything, especially 5 month old materials. I would pay them but covid has really hurt us and we also dont have the money. The biggest issue I have now is that my contractor will not pay me until I provide them with the new unconditional waiver that the supplier does not want to provide because of the new invoices. If I dont get paid, I cant go on and pay for payroll. I am planning on walking off the job but now I am concerned the contractor wont pay me my retainer of $250k. The contract doesnt state anything about a right to stop work provision. I also know this may cause collateral damage. What do you recommend I do? I cant have employees work and not pay them. ...Read More
Oscar Montenegro
2 answersAdd commentNov 25, 2021
FloridaConstruction ContractNotice of Intent to LienPayment DisputesSlow Payment
If given a deposit for work and the customer backs out after deposit was spent on material what is the solution...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentNov 24, 2021
PennsylvaniaPayment DisputesSlow Payment
Is there a three day safe harbor rule for residential construction...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentNov 23, 2021
New YorkBack ChargesPayment Disputes
Im a subcontractor working on a residential property for the past 3 years. They owe me $14600 from the frame of this house and they have been stringing me along forever saying they will pay me when the occupancy permit is complete which is not even my responsibility all other contractors have been paid but me i just dont want to get screwed ...Read More
Patrick Doran
1 answerAdd commentNov 22, 2021
MassachusettsLawsuitMechanics LienNotice of Intent to LienPayment DisputesRight to LienSlow Payment
I DID some labor work for my dad's girlfriend. We agreed upon $15 hr and I worked for hours. She has been giving me cash here and there. However, now that the job is complete she is arguing over the hours I worked and how much is actually still owed to me. Now she has sent a check via certified mail and on the memo line has written Cash Paid $775\Paid in Full. The check amount is$225. She still owes $1636.00. I seriously need to cash the check as she hasn't paid me anything since mid October. There is no contact in writing as this was only a verbal agreement. Could you tell me the law in Texas regarding this type of matter? ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentNov 16, 2021
TexasCollectionsMechanics LienPayment DisputesRecovery Options