Category Archives: General Contracting

Surety Bond Guarantee Program

The SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program helps small and emerging contractors obtain bid, performance and payment bonds. The SBA guarantees up to 90% of a bond issued by a surety company for construction, service, supply and manufacturing contracts. To qualify as a small business an applicant’s annual receipts must meet the NAICS standard.

The Seattle Bond Office handles applications for bond guarantees on behalf of contractors domiciled in nine western states and thirteen southern states.

Learn more here… http://www.sba.gov/surety-bonds

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Register as a contractor, or renew your registration, in Washington State.

The Basics about being a contractor in Washington.

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In Washington State, general and specialty contractors must register with the Department of Labor & Industries.

  • general contractor can perform or supervise numerous building trades or crafts.
  • specialty contractor can perform one building trade or craft. Contractor Specialty List

Information on the new redesigned registrations/licenses/certificates issued by the department.

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