A variety of construction bond is the performance bond. This type of surety bond guarantees that a project will be completed satisfactorily by the contractor who undertakes it. This is different than insurance; the surety doesn’t just pay when contractors default on work.
Before they are able to be licensed in most states, auto dealers must file a surety bond called an auto dealer bond with the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). However, what the auto dealer bond covers and how to get such a bond can be confusing.
A type of construction bond, a bid bond protects the developer or owner in the bidding process for a construction project. The bond guarantees that the bidder will honor the terms of their bid. If they fail, the surety backing the bond will compensate the owner.
Do you or your business import merchandise into the United States to sell, or for other commercial purposes? If so, you’ll need to get a customs bond. Read on to find out the four things you need to know when applying for customs bonds.
The construction industry is filled with risk. More than 60 percent of all small businesses, including smaller construction firms, contractors, and subcontractors, will be out of business within six years. The industry is also very sensitive to outside problems, such as equipment problems, economic downturns, high prices caused by trade tariffs like the recent steel tariff, labor problems, shortages of materials, and a variety of other factors.
Are you wondering how surety bond companies like Viking Bond Service keep current in a marketplace that changes as quickly? To know how Viking Bond Service defines surety bonds in 2018, it helps to understand what a surety bond is, what the most common types of surety bonds are, and how the definition has changed in recent times.
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The Viking Bond Service team recently attended the annual National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) meeting and expo from April 29 through May 2 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The theme of this year’s conference was “Building on a Solid Foundation,” and the event focused on taking a look at where the industry is and where it is going.
Confused about the value of a surety bond to your business? Great news: surety bond costs are always worth it. Here are the top reasons why that’s true.
Ohio state Auditor Dave Yost is recommending that Ohio should require surety bonds for Medicaid providers. The Medicaid bonds would allow the state to recover overpayments and fraudulent charges more easily.
Oil and gas well operators in New Mexico are now subject to the new regulations outlined in Senate Bill 189, which amends the existing Oil and Gas Act. The bill, passed on February 14, 2018, establishes new requirements that well operators must meet to operate in any part of the state.