Contractor's State License Guide - Law & Business Exam 17th Edition

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In this 17th edition you'll find all the information required for the law and business examination for the State of California. You'll learn how to answer questions on employee issues, contracts, job management, safety, insurance, bookkeeping, estimating, bid procedures, licensing, mechanic's liens, and building codes. Includes all the information the State of California requires for study for the law and business exam.



Designed for the California Contractor Exam, but should help raise your score on any state's contractor exam. Includes five audio CD–ROMs you can listen to and learn while stuck in traffic, or on the way to the job site.

Weight 2.0600
ISBN 978-1-889892-82-5
Page Count 296
Author Paul Lucente
Publisher Builder's Books Inc.
Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

In this 17th edition you'll find all the information required for the law and business examination for the State of California. You'll learn how to answer questions on employee issues, contracts, job management, safety, insurance, bookkeeping, estimating, bid procedures, licensing, mechanic's liens, and building codes. Includes all the information the State of California requires for study for the law and business exam. Including 100 multiple-choice questions like those on the actual to help you find the areas you need more work on.

Designed for the California Contractor Exam, but should help raise your score on any state's contractor exam.

Includes five audio CD–ROMs you can listen to and learn while stuck in traffic, or on the way to the job site.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Contractors' State license Board Offices, 2
Experience Requirements 1, 5
Qualifications, 7
Questions Most Frequently Asked, 7
Facts For The California Contractor, 11

Part One: Law Examination, 12
Types Of Questions, 12
Law Examination, 13
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Permit, 27
Licensing Law Questions #1, 28
Labor Law Questions # 2, 34
Workmen's Compensation Questions # 3, 37
Property Owner Exemptions, 41
Mechanics' Lien, 42
Mechanics' Lien Law Of California, 44
Summary Of California Preliminary Notice Law And Other Changes Tomechanics' Lien Law, 46
Mechanics' Lien Questions # 4, 51
Mechanic's Lien - Time Table, 56
Business Management, 58
Business Management, 80
Law Review Questions # 5, 89
Money Management, 101
Contract Bonding, 109
Bonding, 111
Law Review Questions # 6, 112
Employee Relations Tasks Questions # 7, 121
Contracts Tasks Questions # 8, 125
Home Improvement Summary, 130
Business Management Summary, 145
Home Improvement Questions # 9, 153
Legal Considerations And Remedies, 160
Facts: Employment Verification And Insurance Coverage, 170
Home Improvement Business Questions, 171
Selected Student Exam Questions # 11, 176
Selected Student Exam Questions # 12, 185
Selected Student Exam Questions # 13, 189
General Knowledge Test Questions # 14, 193
Test Questions # 15, 209
Sales And Use Tax Rules And Regulations, 214
Income Tax Withholding, 218
Taxes and Permits Test Questions # 16, 221
Public Works Construction Questions # 17, 231

Summary

Cal/OSHA, 237
Workmens' Compensation Insurance, 237
Employment Taxes, 238
Federal Employment Taxes, 239
Board Rules, 239
Subletting And Subcontracting, 240
Handicap Access Laws, 241
Labor Code, 241
Mechanics' Lien / Stop Notice, 242
State Housing Law, 243
Summary Exam Questions # 18, 244
Examination - Part Two, 247

Part Two: Trade Examination, 250
Trade Classifications
Limited Specialties
Trade Experience
Criteria For Acceptable Technical Training, Completion Of An Approved Apprenticeship Program Or Related
College/university Education, 263

FOREWORD

This book is especially intended for the use of persons who are interested in the building industry and are desirous of obtaining a California Contractors' License.

It is the policy of the State Contractors' Board that licenses be issued to those persons who qualify by experience in the particular field in which they intend to engage.

To properly test the qualifications of an applicant for Contractors' License, the various fields and branches of the contracting vocations are classified; therefore, tests are specified for each classification. (Beginning on page 247.)

The objective and central purpose of this book is to provide a concise presentation of your examination.

CONTRACTOR'S STATE LICENSE STUDY GUIDE
for the LAW & BUSINESS EXAMINATION

17TH Edition, Edited by Paul Lucente, Revised for 2007

For fast and easy results, this study guide has assembled all of the material that the state recommends you study for the Law & Business Examination. And because that exam is made up of approximately 100 multiple choice questions, this study guide covers all of the areas that are covered in the test, in an easy Question and Answer format...

Employee Issues
Contracts
Job Management
Safety
Insurance
Bookkeeping
Estimating
Bid Procedures
Licensing
Mechanic's Liens
Special Circumstances
Building Codes

This unique study guide has been used by thousands to pass their Law & Business Examination, with a minimum of time and expense.

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