A business reference tool for contractors preparing to take their Kentucky state contractor licensing examinations. This publication is an overview of the steps necessary in starting and maintaining a construction business and is covered in 12 chapters. Each chapter is devoted to a specific topic important to the construction process. At the end of the book is a glossary of industry terminology and an Employer's Tax Guide. Also included is contact information for federal and state agencies and excerpts from government rules and regulations that directly correspond with the information in the chapters.Soft cover, 261 pages.