Workman's Comp Insurance and a Business License are not the same thing
A business license number is issued to you once you complete the required classes and tests conducted by the Construction Contractors Board (CCB). From there, businesses must obtain a bond and liability insurance to conduct business with their license. Click here for info on CCB licenses.
Why is Workman's Comp important to you? Workman's Comp is there to protect all parties. If the contractor working on your property isn't carrying Comp, and one of the employees is injured, the employee can sue you - the homeowner - for medical expenses. Click here to verify Workman's Compensation Insurance.