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Old 10-11-2012, 04:02 AM   #1
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Hello Everyone on Paint Talk! My name is Tibs and I am originally from Romania. I come from a family of Painters and began painting 11 years ago after moving to Chicago.

I came to Florida a few yrs ago to paint the Central Ybor area with the intentions of returning to Chicago. But then I met my fiancee & decided to move to Florida. It has been interesting not having the connections I had in Chicago and not knowing my legal rights as a painter hired on by a contractor since I had always worked within a large company or with family/friends.

My current boss just informed me a month ago that he wouldn't give me any more work until I applied for my LLC. I did just that and now I am in the process of trying to figure out how to start my own business or what I got myself into.

I look forward to this forum & learning more about the business side of becoming a Contractor/Business owner.
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Welcome from Washington State. We have a few other Tampa members here. I used to live there myself. Of course Ive pretty much either have been or lived everywhere
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Welcome from across the bay. He wants you to get an LLC because he does not have you on payroll.You will have quite a large tax burden @ the end of the year. This means he is not your boss.
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welcome. if you scan previous posts you will find all of the info you may need
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