How to Get the Right License for Your Electrical Contractor

A few years ago, I got a call from a guy who wanted to use a power company to install a new home on a residential property in Virginia.As the guy and I walked into the property, I noticed that it was empty.I explained to the owner that this was a contractor-owned property and that […]

Virginia contractors: Why you should pay more

Virginia contractors have a lot of perks.Some are free, some require you to pay upfront, and some are a little more complicated.It depends on the type of work and the contract.It also depends on whether you need the services of a contractor, but not necessarily.Virginia contractors are not only paid directly by the state, but […]

Why Virginia contractors license may expire in 2019

VIRGINIA — A Virginia contractor’s license may be expiring this year due to a lack of new applications, a government official told Recode on Wednesday.The deadline is Sept. 20.It will be the second year in a row that the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has required a license renewal for a contractor to work on […]

Why you should consider a drain contractor

In 2017, Virginia contractors earned more than $7.5 billion in state and federal tax credits.What does that mean for you?The state earned $6.7 billion from the federal tax credit, but that’s only one component of a complex incentive system that incentivizes contractors to keep their services running.This incentive also incentivizes them to provide their services […]

How Virginia contractors are suing the state over state contract rules

Virginia is seeking to overturn a state contract law that restricts contractors from working on state projects that have been certified as critical infrastructure.Under the law, contractors are restricted to working on “critical infrastructure” projects that are already on the books.Virginia Gov.Ralph Northam (D) signed the law into law last month.The law, which went into […]