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Moving In? Surety Bond Vs Security Deposit

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 15, 2017 10:46:32 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

    This post originally appeared on Quora. Check it out here: “What is the Difference Between a Surety Bond and Security Deposit?” Put simply, a surety bond is an alternative to a security deposit. Here’s what you need to know....

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What Is A Fuel Tax Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 6, 2017 2:31:00 PM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

  A Fuel Tax Bond is a type of surety bond that fuel sellers need in order to get licensed. The bond guarantees payment of taxes on fuel. Unlike insurance, which protects the insured, a surety bond protects the state and your clients. If you do not pay taxes when selling, distributing, or mixing ...

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How To Get A California Car Wash License In 4 Steps

By Rick Marsland on Jun 5, 2017 8:42:00 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

  In the state of California, anyone that is in the business of washing or polishing cars is required to be registered. "Car washing and polishing" includes washing, cleaning, drying, polishing, detailing, servicing, or otherwise providing comsetic care to vehicles. It does not include vehicle ...

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What Is A Patient Trust Bond And What Care Facilities Need One

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 8, 2017 2:00:00 PM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

  Moving a loved one into a care home can be a difficult, but needed decision. Family members want to ensure they are choosing the best care facility possible for their loved one. This is especially important when the care facility will be offering assitance when it comes to funds. Care facilities ...

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How Much Will a $75,000 ICC Freight Broker Bond (BMC-84) Cost Me?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 4, 2017 8:48:55 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

  If you are a new freight broker or freight carrier, you will need to file either a trust fund agreement (BMC-85) or an ICC Freight Broker Bond (BMC-84). The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has set the bond amount at $75,000. Previously, freight brokers could file a $10,000 ...

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ICC Freight Broker Bonds (BMC-84) & How To Get One

By Crystal Ignatowski on Mar 30, 2017 9:55:00 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

    If you are a new freight broker or freight carrier, you might have been told you need to file a trust fund agreement (BMC-85). But did you know you could file a ICC Freight Broker Bond (BMC-84) instead and save money?   Some of our customers have been bonded for as low as $938! To get a free ...

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4 Fast Facts About Reclamation Bonds

By Duke Revard on Mar 6, 2017 10:22:00 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

When you're entering into a new contract, a surety bond is one of the best ways to reassure all parties that your company will fulfill its obligations. As a company focused on resource extraction, a Reclamation Bond can help you reassure stakeholders that you will follow guidelines for site ...

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Washington Agricultural Dealer Bond

By Crystal Ignatowski on Nov 19, 2015 9:12:05 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds, Agriculture Dealers

Farmers don’t always have the time or energy to take their products to local markets. They need a middleman: an agricultural dealer. If you are an agricultural dealer who buys products from farmers and resells these products on the market, you must get licensed and bonded. The Washington State ...

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Farm To Table: Florida Agricultural Products Dealer Bond

By Crystal Ignatowski on Nov 18, 2015 8:54:35 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds, Agriculture Dealers

  Farm to table refers to the stages of production of food: harvesting, storage, processing, packaging, sales, and consumption. If you are an agricultural product dealer who buys products from farmers and resells it on the market to restaurants or stores, you must be licensed and bonded.   The ...

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Telemarketing Bonds: What They Are And How To Get One

By Crystal Ignatowski on Nov 17, 2015 10:35:36 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

  While the telemarketing industry is a great way to reach people, there are requirements that regulate the industry to ensure consumers are not abused. One such regulation is a Telemarketing Bond. If you are a new telemarketing company, you might need to purchase this bond before you can start ...

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