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Security Dealers: Don’t You Dare ‘Hide’ Commercial Accounts in Residential Contracts

August 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Phoenix detective and alarm inspector warns of dangers and potential illegalities of “hiding” business accounts in residential alarm monitoring agreements.

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Security Dealers: Don’t You Dare ‘Hide’ Commercial Accounts in Residential Contracts

Beware of Accepting Electronic Signatures

March 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

E-signatures on contracts using software with weak security may be legally valid but could be ruled inadmissible in court. Here’s how to protect yourself.

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Working with a Construction Claims Company

March 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 


Managing a build is always a challenging task, but it’s the only way buildings get made. You have countless balls in the air at any one time between your workers, your customer, your suppliers, the unions, the supplies, even the weather often conspires to make things difficult for you.

So it’s odd that more companies don’t take on the help of a consulting firm. You can delegate all kinds of tasks to them, no matter how difficult. For example, hiring a company to take on construction claims management leaves you free to pursue other important tasks while leaving this complicated and delicate matter for someone else to oversee. A qualified firm can handle everything from construction claim preparation to finishing the process.

But there is more to hiring a firm than that. In fact, you can delegate the entire build to them if you wanted to or just any time you find yourself in a bad way. Instead of letting your schedule eat time because of a tough challenge you’re having a hard time working out, hire a firm to briefly take over the build until the knot is untied. Then you simply handle things when the coast is clear.

There is so much firms can help you with that it would be a shame to have your build struggle when it isn’t necessary.

Lyle Charles has been serving as a construction claims consultant and much more for companies just like yours. No matter what kind of services your construction company would benefit from, this company can happily provide them.

Why You Need Construction Analysis

March 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By Lyle Charles

When it comes to putting up a building, there are almost too many moving parts to count. For this reason, things can quickly move out from under your control where they belong and into an area where costs can pile up and deadlines can get pushed out into the future. Obviously, this is not what you want.

Fortunately, there are a number of methods at your disposal for getting the job done right without issue. However, this doesn’t mean these tools are all the same. It doesn’t mean they’ll all help you, especially when atypical challenges crop up.

One example of this is construction delay claims. They can take a bad situation and make them much worse if you’re not careful. This is why it can help to take on the help of a professional construction consultant company. Another place you might find valuable benefit is with a construction mediation. Here, too, is an example of a challenge that can either be handled correctly so you’re able to move on or become a much greater problem that threatens the entire project.

So when you’re setting out a budget for your next build, be sure to include some capitol for a consulting company that can provide you the analysis you need.

Countless companies have relied on Lyles Charles because the firm provides the invaluable services they need (e.g. construction claim analysis) to bring in their build on time, under budget and to their customer’s satisfaction. If you have a build on the horizon, be sure they’re in your corner.

Interim short term management

February 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By Lyle Charles

Whenever dealing with employees or people in general in a construction project, it’s always good to be careful with words as the working environment is very stressful and loud at the same time, different people can take one statement as one thing and another person can take it as another. There’s a lot of potential misunderstandings in the workplace and none more dangerous than those disagreements from the higher ups. These may cause delays in the production schedule or in the worst case scenario the cancellation of the project. Third party construction consulting firms can be employed to either avoid or resolve any of these misunderstandings or disagreements through private mediation a process where both parties involved are made to sit down with each other with the guidance of a nonrelated entity.

As they say, an ounce of prevention is greater than a pound of cure, it’s always best to plan ahead to minimize such events and these construction firms have just the right solution. Interim short term management services are trending in the construction industry and most projects have benefited from their employment. What they basically do is make things more efficient over the course of the operations. A team would normally observe the current set up of your process and find small details that are holding back efficiency and either modifying these steps or omitting them, or merging them with another step in the process. This complicated task can potentially be the reason you finish everything before the deadline and you won’t even know it.

Lyle Charles is a firm that deals with advisory services as well as structural steel consultation.

The Benefits Of The IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

January 20, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The IRS offshore voluntary disclosure program is something that is pretty new, but is really helping taxpayers.  This is a beneficial program that allows you to make good with the Internal Revenue Service on your foreign accounts.

Dealing with offshore bank accounts is getting far more difficult, as a lot of the benefits that you used to be able to obtain from them are beginning to disappear.  This includes the fact that you can no longer hide money in these accounts from the Internal Revenue Service to avoid having to pay a lot of taxes out of your own pocket.  When you get down to it though if you do get yourself in trouble, you need to go to a lawyer who knows the law, your rights, and what you are entitled to.  Finding a lawyer whom you can trust is a great first step so that you can rest easy knowing they will stand by your side and get you a very fair deal with the Internal Revenue Service, rather than having you to lose your fortune.  This is very important due to the fact that when this lawyer is up there talking to a judge about you, you need to know his or her personality, and how they are going to represent you.

The IRS offshore voluntary disclosure filing can help you avoid having to pay penalties for failure to report income.  Experts at the firm can help you with the proper filing of the IRS offshore voluntary disclosure program