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Old 02-24-2019, 11:26 PM   #1
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Starting a roofing business in CA


Hello,

I would like to get started in the roofing business and was considering forming a LLC and then hiring a licensed roofer to work with me. However, it appears the LLC would also need a roofing contractor's license and the bonding requirements for a LLC are rather high compared to a sole proprietor?

Then I was thinking of having the roofing business in the name of my employee as a sole proprietor and I would be licensed as a "home improvement salesperson" HIS so I can take bids. The problem with this arrangement is when the checks are written they would be to my employee?

Any ideas on the best way to do this?

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I can’t think of a bigger recipe for disaster. How many people on this earth do you trust with your bank account?
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