Einterz & Einterz Blog

  • 07/07/2015 - 1:08pm

    By: Mike Einterz

    As of July 1, 2015, Indiana's Common Construction Wage Act was repealed by the legislature. In its place, however, there are several new requirements for contractors on an Indiana PublicWorks project. In general, the law now requires: 

    1. 15% of the Work must be self-performed by the general contractor; 

    2. Liability insurance of $1,000,000/$2,000,000

    3. PublicWorks Bidders must qualify under either I.C. 4-13.6-4 or I.C. 8-23-10

    4. Contractors must use E-Verifty and submit affidavits affirming that the company does not...

  • 03/02/2012 - 12:26pm

    By: Michael Einterz, Jr. 

    Often a contractor finds themselves on a project outside of their normal stomping grounds. For may of our Indiana clients, they might pick up a project just over the border in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, or Illinois. Some contractors straddle state borders with all of their projects, and others are 'nationwide.' Regardless of the reason, the location of the project is critically important. 

    The documents might appear identical, the prices might be comparative, and the contractor might even call on his 'usual' subcontractors to...

  • 01/31/2012 - 3:28pm

    By: Michael Einterz

    Intuit, the maker of great small business software like Quickbooks and tax software like TurboTax (http://www.intuit.com/) has put together this Infographic describing a Limited Liability Company (LLC) and how it relates to other corporate and company forms. This is a good starting point for those about to set down the path of organizing a business. 


  • 01/20/2012 - 11:34am

    By: Rob Thomas, Carla Newcomer


    If you receive a traffic ticket and you do not want to appear in Court,   you can request Deferral or if you are not eligible for Deferral you can request an Agreed Judgment to reduce the amount of the fine.   Deferral is an opportunity to pay an amount greater than the amount of the fine in order to keep any points off of your driving record.    In most cases as long as you do not receive another ticket in a set period of time this ticket is dismissed and the violation will not be on your driving record...

  • 11/11/2011 - 9:41am


    By Mike Einterz

                A contract shall be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible local Indiana business that claims the preference…(I.C. 36-1-12-22(d)).  This is a provision in the law that governs the award of public works contracts by towns, cities, schools, and local political subdivisions.  This law will provide the savvy bidder a potential significant advantage over its competitors and likely also create substantial litigation.