Business & Finance Portion
The Florida Contractor’s Manual is part of the required textbooks for General Contractors, Building Contractors, Residential Contractors, AC Contractors, Roofing, Plumbing, and most other Florida contractor licenses. The 2017 Edition, and is approved by the Construction Industry Licensing Board for your examination. The Florida Statutes Ch. 455 is also contained within this manual.
This package contains all of the state required text books for the Business & Finance Portion for the Florida contractors licensing categories. These books are used for contractors preparing to pass the state exam.
- AIA Document A201
- AIA Document A401
- AIA Document A701
- Building Guide to Accounting
- Contractor’s Manual (Including F.S. 455)
An integral part of the prime owner-contractor agreement, the general conditions of the contract sets forth the responsibilities of the owner, contractor and architect during construction. Through references to A201 in owner-architect agreements and subcontracts and the flow-down of A201 into subcontracts and other lower tier agreements, the general conditions bring order to an otherwise disjointed process. On building projects in the United States, the most commonly used general conditions document is AIA Document A201, General Conditions of the Contract for Construction. American Institute of Architects, Document A201, General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, 2007.
AIA Document A401™–2007 SP, Standard Form of Agreement Between Contractor and Subcontractor, for use on a Sustainable Project, establishes the contractual relationship between the Contractor and Subcontractor on a sustainable project. A401–2007 SP is based on AIA Document A401™–2007, with modifications to coordinate its use with the other Sustainable Projects documents in the Conventional (A201) family of AIA Contract Documents. American Institute of Architects, Document A401, Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor-Subcontractor, 2007.
AIA Document A701-1997 is used when competitive bids are to be solicited for construction of the project. Coordinated with AIA Document A201, General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, and its related documents, AIA Document A701-1997 provides instructions on procedures, including bonding requirements, for bidders to follow in preparing and submitting their bids. American Institute of Architects, Document A701, Instructions to Bidders, 1997.
Step-by-step, easy-to-follow guideline for setting up and maintaining records for your building business. A practical, newly-revised guide to all accounting methods showing how to meet state and federal accounting requirements and the new depreciation rules. Explains what the 1986 Tax Reform Act can mean to your business. This book is full of charts, diagrams, blank forms, simple directions and examples. It has been updated with every printing to reflect current accounting procedures. New with this edition: expanded test questions. M. Thomsett, 2001 Edition, reprint 2006.
Under the OSH Act, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace. OSHA’s mission is to assure safe and healthful workplaces by setting and enforcing standards, and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Employers must comply with all applicable OSHA standards. Employers must also comply with the General Duty Clause of the OSH Act, which requires employers to keep their workplace free of serious recognized hazards. 29 Part 1926, 2015 Edition.