SBA Program Limit Increase

Post by – Joe Allen – Effective August 19, 2019! The SBA has increased the size standards for their Surety Bond Guarantee Program! Previous limits: GC/Heavy Highway – $36.5MM Specialty Trades – $15MM New Limits: GC/Heavy Highway – $39.5MM Specialty Trades – $16.5MM SBA Quick Program – $400,000 and Under     Large Contractor Program – […]

Commercial Bond News – 8/2/2019

Post by – Joe Allen – Commercial Bond News The Iowa Pharmacy Board recently signed into law new regulations requiring all wholesale drug distributors to post a license bond or letter of credit for $100,000. IA Wholesale Distributor License Bond Missouri has introduced a new license bond requirement for rental companies. This new bill will […]

Upcoming Renewals for $75,000 BMC-84 Bonds

Post by – Joe Allen – $75,000 BMC-84 Bonds Many $75,000 BMC-84 bonds will be up for renewal in the coming months. If you have any clients with new or non-renewing bond needs, let us know! Our experienced staff is ready to help with all your commercial bond needs! *ERISA* *Motor Vehicle Dealer* *Wage & Welfare* *License & […]

Why am I being required to obtain a Bid Bond? Performance & Payment Bonds?

Post by – Joe Allen – Why am I being required to obtain a Bid Bond? A bid bond provides financial protection to an owner if a bidder is awarded a contract but fails to sign the contract or fails to provide the required performance and payment bonds. Bid bonds also help screen out unqualified […]

Contractors Outside of “Sticks & Bricks”

Post by – Joe Allen – Contractors Outside of “Sticks & Bricks” CCI Surety, Inc. has the ability to bond more than just “sticks & bricks” construction. We can bond a wide variety of contractors, many of which are being declined only due to the type of work they perform. Some include: *Trash Removal* *Janitorial* […]

DMEPOS Bid Bonds

Post by – Joe Allen – DMEPOS Bid Bonds We have been receiving inquiries in regards to the new DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program. Bidders are required to obtain a $50,000 bond with bidding slated to last from July 16th, 2019 through September 18th, 2019. We can provide competitive rates! We will need the following information […]

Fidelity & Crime Coverage

Post by – Joe Allen – Fidelity & Crime Coverage We all have insurance where it is required and sometimes, it seems we have more insurance protection than we actually think we would need. However, there is an area many of us overlook – Fidelity & Crime coverage. In most cases, we never realize this specific […]

Commercial Renewal Updates – 6/18/2019

Post by – Joe Allen – Did you know the following bonds renew on 6/30? *Michigan fundraising bonds* *Missouri alcohol tax bonds* *New Jersey fundraising bonds* *Ohio auctioneer bonds* *West Virginia motor vehicle dealer bonds* *Mississippi mortgage broker bonds* *North Carolina collection agency bonds* APPLICATION   Stay on top of these future updates: *AL Auto dealer […]

Contract Surety

Post by – Joe Allen – Subdivision – Reclamation – Maintenance – Bid – Performance & Payment – Supply Stuck with collateral offers? Looking to grow out of a quick program? New business looking to obtain bonding? Project already started? Declined by Standard Carriers? If any of the above pertains to your contractors, give us […]

North Dakota Modifies Surety Bond Requirements

Post by – Joe Allen – The surety bond requirements under the Money Brokers Act currently requires a bond in an amount not less than $25,000. North Dakota has updated this requirement. Effective August 1, 2019, the new minimum amount of the bond will be $50,000. Source – https://www.natlawreview.com/article/north-dakota-modifies-surety-bond-requirements Contact CCI Today! Have a completed submission […]