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Florida Professional Solicitors Surety Bond

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The State of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), Division of Consumer Services, regulates the Professional Solicitors online registration program, provides an online business and complaint search lookup, maintains the Florida Do Not Call program, inspects fair ride, insures compliance of game promotions and sweepstakes, health studios compliance of contractual obligations, and regulates other consumer service related industries. Florida Statutes Chapter 496.401-496.424 Solicitation of Contributions Act provides the details for professional solicitors and the registration process.

Surety Bond and License Requirements:

  1. Complete and submit the registration / license application packet and pay applicable fee.
  2. Obtain a $50,000 surety bond.
  3. Attach sample copies of any contracts or agreements with a charitable organizations or sponsors that include the sponsor purpose and program, obligations of the professional solicitor and the charitable organization or sponsor, the guaranteed minimum percentage of gross receipts or percentage of purchase price, and detail the percentage of gross revenue that will be the professional solicitor’s compensation.
  4. For each campaign event, provide the department a Notice of Commencement of Solicitation.
  5. Upon completion of each campaign event, submit a Financial Report of Campaign.
  6. Any contribution collected must be In the name of the charitable organization or sponsor.
  7. Records must be maintained for each campaign for a minimum of three years.

How Much Will This Bond Cost?

The premium that you pay for a Florida Professional Solicitor Registration Surety Bond is dependent on credit and experience. Rates start at $500 with your good credit. Contact our Surety Bond Specialists for a free quote that fits your specific situation.

Related Links:

Florida Professional Solicitor Statutes
Florida Solicitation of Contributions Information
Arizona Telephone Solicitor Registration Bond

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