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Tag Archives: Texas

05
Aug
2013

Cracked: The why and how of performance bonds in Texas

When you are developing your business in the construction field in Texas, you quickly learn that you have to play by many rules. If you are a newbie, it is likely that the amount of licenses, permits, regulations and administrative steps might discourage you. With time, however, it does get easier and your contractor business read more »




01
Jul
2013

An easier start for mortgage brokers in Texas: how to save on your licensing process

When it comes to licensing a new mortgage brokering business, everybody is aware that there are some administrative steps involved, as well as considerable costs. Thus, it is important to know how and where to start from, so that the path is smoother and less cumbersome. It is also useful to see at which points read more »




06
Jun
2013

Your auto dealership business in Texas: Tips on getting a lower surety bond price

In a state like Texas with abundance of space and motorways, the auto dealership business seems to be a lucrative one. Getting an auto dealership license, however, involves several administrative steps in order to obtain your registration and permission to operate in the state.   The starting point for the licensing process is the Texas read more »




30
Apr
2012

Texas Talent Agency Bond Update

A couple of surety bond requirements were eliminated in Texas due to a new law. The new law is named HB 3167/SB 1168 and removes the law requiring bonds in the amount of $10,000 and $5,000 for talent agencies and personnel services respectively.




24
Apr
2012

Texas Credit Service Organization Bond

Credit service organizations must follow special surety rules in Texas thanks to a new law. The new law is titled HB 2594 and requires credit service organizations who participate in deferred presentment transactions or motor vehicle title loans to acquire a surety bond. The required bond must be in the lesser amount of $10,000 for read more »




18
Apr
2012

Texas Off-Premise Advertising Bond

Texas has added new surety legislation concerning advertising signs. The new law is named SB 1420 and requires a $2,500 surety bond in order to obtain licensure for installation of off-premise advertising signs. The bonds will be in place to guarantee compliance with state law.