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Tag Archives: Florida

02
Feb
2012

Surety Bond Weeds Out Shady Auto Dealer

Surety bonds help separate legitimate businesses from disreputable ones. When a company cannot or avoids obtaining bonds needed to run a legal business, it’s usually a bad sign.




13
Sep
2011

Florida Public Official Bond




31
Jul
2011

Proposed Florida Contractor Bond Revision

The state of Florida has proposed a new rule for electrical contractors. The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation suggested removing the alternative of a letter of credit as opposed to a surety bond which current law allows. The present law requires contractors to acquire a performance or payment bond of at least $10,000 read more »




15
Jul
2011

Attorney’s Abusing Sureties And Florida Auto Dealers

Surety bondsare important to thousands of American businesses ranging from health clubs to auto dealers; for many, a surety bond is required of them in order to operate their business legally. Unfortunately for Florida auto dealers, surety companies may pull out of the state all together due to attorney’s exploiting state law to feed their read more »




09
Jun
2011

Florida Surety Bond Rate Filing Revision

The state of Florida has enacted new legislation that broadens the exclusion concerning commercial insurance and filing requirements. The new law, which is named SB 99, exempts surety from the rate filing requirements; but keep in mind that surety is different from traditional insurance; also affected is burglary and theft.




07
Jun
2011

Republicans Push To Deregulate & Remove Consumer Protection Acts

When looking for a company to provide a service, anything from purchasing your new car to planning your next vacation, it’s important to know that you’re dealing with a legitimate one. Certain rules are in place in order to dodge sketchy businesses; some Florida legislators are working to pass a new law that terminates these read more »