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The Contractors Group .com Newsletter

http://www.thecontractorsgroup.com

For the ultimate in

construction management solutions!

December 01, 2000 Issue #8

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IN THIS ISSUE -

 

1. Knowing your forms makes a difference.....

2. Announcements.....

3. General Contractors that belong to our group.....

4. Free webpages.....

5. January 2001 contest.....

6. Subscribe/Unsubscribe.....

 

1. KNOWING YOUR FORMS MAKES A DIFFERENCE

 

*****THIS IS IMPORTANT STUFF!! EFFECTIVE JANUARY 01, 2001, THESE FORMS MUST BE DONE WITHIN 20 DAYS OF ISSUING PAYMENT OR ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST!!!

The following text is taken directly from the website link <http://www.edd.ca.gov/txicrfs.htm>

Background

California State Senate Bill 542 was passed during the 1999-2000 legislative session and signed into law. This law requires businesses and government entities to report specified information to the Employment Development Department (EDD) on independent contractors.

Who Must Report

Any business or government entity (defined as a "service-recipient") that is required to file a federal Form 1099-MISC for services performed by an independent contractor (defined as a "service-provider") must report. A service-recipient means any individual, person, corporation, association, or partnership, or agent thereof, doing business in this State, deriving trade or business income from sources within this State, or in any manner in the course of trade or business subject to the laws of this State.

An independent contractor is defined as an individual who is not an employee of the business or government entity for California purposes and who receives compensation or executes a contract for services performed for that business or government entity either in or outside of California.

THIS IS IMPORTANT STUFF!! THESE FORMS MUST BE DONE WITHIN 20 DAYS OF ISSUING PAYMENT OR ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST!!!

Get this form #542, and all of your forms and instructions here <http://www.thecontractorsgroup.com/list_of_forms_to_print.htm>

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR FORM 542 <http://www.edd.ca.gov/txicrfaq.htm>

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA INSURANCE BROKERAGE, INC.: Insurance, Bonds, etc. Request your insurance certificates on-line and avoid toll charges!

<http://www.thecontractorsgroup.com/southerncaliforniainsurance>

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2. ANNOUNCEMENTS.....

*****CONGRATULATIONS TO STEVENALAN RIVE, CEO OF ENVIRONMENTAL FLEET SERVICES - WINNER OF OUR DECEMBER E-NEWSLETTER CONTEST!!

Says Steve: "Part of what we do with our customers is provide them with educational information to help them reduce their operating costs by utilizing environmental solutions. Environmental Fleet Services provides EPA compliant solutions for reducing pollution created by combustion engines. Our customers reduce their pollution and waste up to 1000% while reducing their operating costs by 25% to 30%, sometimes by as much as 500%. Nearly everything we provide has been tested or recommended by a government agency like the EPA, Department of Agriculture, Airforce, Coast Guard, County Government, etc., etc."

StevenAlan Rive, CEO Environmental Fleet Services
4943 McConnell Avenue, Suites R&S
Los Angeles, CA 90066
310.822.7575 voice ... 310.822.3375 fax

<http://www.smartmaintenance.com>

Watch for information from Steve in our future enewsletters!

*****NEW LAWS WE SHOULD ALL BE AWARE OF: <http://www.cslb.ca.gov/laws2001.html>

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Get 250 FREE, full-color business cards that you can design yourself (yes, it's true, 250 free business cards!).

Please click the link below to get your free business cards! (It does not work with Macintosh just yet, only pc, but they have promised a new version soon.)

<http://www.thecontractorsgroup.com/free_business_cards.htm>

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3. FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF GENERAL CONTRACTORS WHO BELONG TO OUR GROUP

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4. FREE WEBPAGES! -

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5. Click here [contest finished] (or click reply in your email program), type "January contest" into the subject line and click send to be entered in our January contest for cold hard cash (not one of those internet gift certificates). Deadline for entry is January 31, 2000.

6. SUBSCRIBE/UNSUBSCRIBE

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Well, good-bye for now. Have fun, be safe, and thanks again for all of your support!!

HAVE A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Diane Dennis

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