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Does Your Company Need a Surety Bond?

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January 30, 2023

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In business, there are no guarantees, but one form of insurance can get you a higher probability of success when working with other companies. It’s called a surety bond, and depending on the type of business or vendors you work with, it can be an insurance blanket. Does your company need a surety bond? Continue reading to learn more about surety bonds and their benefit for business owners.

In its simplest form, a surety bond is a type of financial guarantee used to protect against losses caused by a failure to fulfill a contractual obligation. If you are a construction company, service provider, retail company, real estate agent, or transportation company, to name a few, you may need a surety bond. Likewise, if you conduct business with these types of companies, you may want to require a surety bond.  

At Magnolia Insurance Agency, we advise you on whether your business needs a surety bond. There are no guarantees in business, but we can ensure that if you need one in the form of a surety bond, we can help. 

What Types of Businesses Need Surety Bonds?

Many different types of businesses may need surety bonds, depending on their industry and the specific requirements of their clients or regulatory agencies. Some examples of companies that commonly need surety bonds include:

  • Construction contractors: Many government agencies and private clients require construction contractors to provide surety bonds to complete the work as agreed in the terms. 
  • Service providers: Some service providers, such as janitorial or security companies, may need to provide surety bonds to demonstrate their financial stability and commitment to fulfilling their obligations. 
  • Retail businesses: Some retail establishments, such as liquor stores or pawn shops, may need to provide surety bonds to comply with state or local regulations. 
  • Professional licensees: Many professions, such as insurance agents, real estate brokers, and accountants, require practitioners to provide surety bonds as a condition of obtaining a license. 
  • Transportation companies: Some transportation companies, such as freight brokers and freight forwarders, may need to provide surety bonds to comply with federal regulations. 

In addition to these examples, many other types of businesses may need surety bonds depending on their specific circumstances. 

Does your company need a surety bond? Contact us at 770-213-5171 or fill out the inquiry form online or email to see if your business may require a surety bond. 

Commercial Insurance / By Magnolia Insurance Agency  

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Stephen Dufour
Owner, Magnolia Insurance Agency
Office: 770-213-5171
Fax: 770-338-6932

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