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Learn How to Organize Tools Easily and Efficiently

It’s a problem every contractor can relate to. They can’t seem to find the tool they need when they need it. Without a system, contractors who don’t know how to organize tools exert extra effort and lose precious time.

If your workspace is a disaster zone, these tips will help you clean up your act. Read more

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The Dos and Don’ts of Starting a Construction Company

For those in the trade, building a construction company from the ground up is a worthwhile and profitable endeavor. But, a successful business doesn’t just materialize out of sawdust.

If you are planning to start your own company, this list of what to do and what not to do will help you build a strong foundation for your new business. Read more

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A Guide to Workers Compensation Laws by State

If you are injured on the job or because of your employer’s negligence, you may qualify for a remedy through your state’s workers’ compensation laws. Each state has its own Workers’ Compensation Board, which can provide employers and employees with specific information about their respective rights and regulations. Read more

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What to Know About Independent Contractor Taxes

So you want to become self-employed? There are a lot of attractions to working as an independent contractor. You can negotiate your own fees, charge for exactly the work you want to do, set your own hours and more. It’s important to remember, though, that there are certain tax issues you’ll have to understand before you start your new business. Read an overview of independent contractor taxes and learn the basics of what you need to know to avoid unpleasant surprises at tax time. Read more