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Old 04-01-2008, 08:23 PM
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Bust the Illegals...

I've started a new campaign.

When I see an LCO on Craigs List or get a flyer from an LCO I respond asking for a quote for work with their business license and insurance information...

They all call with prices, and when I ask about license and insurance they all try to BS.

I tell them my next call is to City Hall and the IRS.

Probably won't make a diff...but it makes me feel good and It may make one or two of them think about lowballing their illegal business...
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Old 04-01-2008, 08:50 PM
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A wise man one said. " Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
IMO thats no cool dude. yes its not right for them to do that, but don't be a snitch.
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Old 04-01-2008, 08:57 PM
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yeah everyone should have the right to work........i mean god forbid somehow i had to start over with no $$ for insurance, the only way to get the money is get to work (i dont think id even qualify for a 500 dollar loan), then make insurance your 1st priority..... its how i did it when i was a kid
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:05 PM
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I don't care what others do. I just keep moving forward and don't worry about others. Plenty of work here.. if you want to low priced properties, have them, I tend to go after only the top 1% here.
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:07 PM
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bro, it's never gonna end... so do what I do.... focus on more important things, like improving on my own quality of work.... gettin' more work.... future proofing myself for the next coming season....
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:09 PM
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I agree about the Insurance,if something goes wrong you could be in big trouble. You dont need a License to cut Grass. But to be legit you need a tax I.D #. As stated thou its going to continue. At least there working and not selling Drugs or Breaking into homes .
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:09 PM
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You got more time than I do.
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:10 PM
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:37 PM
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why don't you worry about taking calls from prospective clients, and actually planning out work, instead of sitting around the phone like a bum, and wasting peoples time. I doubt city hall is going to care about all the joe blows that you turn in, and then if they do, what are they going to do.
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:54 PM
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Wow, someone needs to mind their own business. I wish I had the time to think these things up, never the less actually do something like that. Also in PA you don't need a business license, and insurance is not mandated unless you work in a private community.
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