Q: In Ohio can you ask a contractor for receipts from subcontractors?
The contractor told me it is illegal to share receipts with me in Ohio. Is this true?
A: Yes, you can ask for receipts. No, it is not illegal to share them. But it depends on what your contract with the contractor says. The contractor might still refuse to share them. If there is a dispute over payment to the contractor, then use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local construction litigation attorney to review the contract and the situation, and advise you of your options.
A: Not only is it not illegal, it is illegal for them to refuse to provide a written itemized list of repairs performed or services rendered, including a list of parts or materials, the amount charged for labor, and the identity of the individual performing the repair or service.. O.A.C. 109:4-3-05(D)(12).
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