Wisconsin Surety Bond Types

Large businesses and small business owners alike choose to purchase surety bonds for a variety of different reasons. Some do it because it’s a requirement for the type of business they own or operate. Some do it to insure themselves in case something unexpected comes about and they need some extra back up to turn to. Others do it to reassure their customers that they’ve made the right decision by doing business with a company who not only has a reliable credit record but also cares about its customers enough to make an extra effort to protect them.

There are all kinds of surety bonds out there, and they are not only for insuring large business that has significant amounts of money to lose. Some insure individuals with nominal amounts to lose, possibly only $3,200. In Wisconsin non-resident entertainers are required to file either a surety bond or provide a cash deposit if entering into a contract with an employer that exceeds $3,200 in one year.

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One of many important surety bonds in Wisconsin includes form W-012, the “Nonresident Entertainer’s Surety Bond.” This bond, like other surety bonds, guarantees payment in case the principal fails to complete his or her contractual obligation. The principal in this case is a nonresident of Wisconsin who has engaged in or is about to engage in some sort of entertainment activity in Wisconsin. If the entertainer were to fail to meet the stipulations of the agreement, then the surety bond provider would then step in to financially reimburse the unfulfilled consumer, in this case, the venue paying for the entertainer’s services.

Unlike many surety bonds, which are usually written for two years, the nonresident entertainer’s surety bond is only valid for a specific amount of time, for example, as long as a performer would be entertaining in a certain city. In this case it’s especially important to note that the surety company would only insure the entertainer for the amount agreed to in the bond.

Surety bonds aren’t just about fulfilling the necessary requirements to maintain your business. They’re about protection: protection for you and protection for your customers. Whether you’re an out-of-state entertainer planning to travel to the badger state or a native Wisconsin business owner, surety bonds offer many benefits to both you and your potential consumers for a very reasonable cost. Make sure you check your local and state regulations to find which surety bond would be the best for you.

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Bond Type Obligee Cost Apply Get Quote
Alcohol Beverage Bond Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 8900
Madison, WI 53708
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Alcohol Beverages Tax Bond Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 8900
Madison, WI 53708
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Cigarette Bond Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 8900
Madison, WI 53708
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Entertainer's Bond Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 8906
Madison, WI 53708
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Financial Guarantee Bond Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Fuel Bond Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 8900
Madison, WI 53708
varies Apply Now Get Quote
La Crosse, Wisocnsin - Natural Gas Contractor City of La Crosse
400 La Crosse St.
La Crosse , WI 54601
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Manitowoc, Wisconsin - Excavation Bond City of Manitowoc
900 Quay St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
$10,000 Apply Now Get Quote
Manufactured Home Dealer Bond State of Wisconsin, or any qualified party, for the benefit of any aggrieved parties
varies by obligee
, WI
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Milk Contractor's Commercial Bond Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
P.O. Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Concrete Contractor City of Milwaukee
P.O. Box 324
Milwaukee , WI 53201
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Home Improvement Contractors Bond City of Milwaukee
841 N. Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202
$1,000 Apply Now Get Quote
Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Pawnbroker Bond City of Milwaukee
200 E. Wells St.
Milwaukee , WI 53202
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Plumber's Performance Bond City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services
4001 S. 6th St., 2nd Fl.
Milwaukee, WI 53221
$10,000 Apply Now Get Quote
Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Sidewalk Area Dining Facility Bond City of Milwaukee
809 N. Broadway 2nd Fl.
Milwaukee , WI 53202
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Mortgage Banker Bond Department of Financial Institutions
345 W. Washington Ave.
Madison , WI 53703
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Mortgage Broker Bond Department of Financial Institutions
345 W. Washington Ave.
Madison , WI 53703
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Motor Club Bond Commissioner of Insurance
P.O. Box 7873
Madison, WI 53707
$50,000 Apply Now Get Quote
Motor Vehicle Auction Dealer Bond Department of Transportation, Dealers Section
P.O. Box 7909
Madison, WI 53707
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Department of Transportation, Dealers Section
P.O. Box 7909
Madison, WI 53707
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Motor Vehicle Salvage Dealer Bond Department of Transportation, Dealers Section
P.O. Box 7909
Madison, WI 53707
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Motor Vehicle Wholesaler Bond Department of Transportation, Dealers Section
P.O. Box 7909
Madison, WI 53707
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Nonresident Entertainer's Bond Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 8900
Madison, WI 53708
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Notary Bond Secretary of State
30 W. Mifflin 10th Fl.
Madison , WI 53703
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin - Excavation/ Right of Way Bond City of Oshkosh
215 Church Ave.
Oshkosh , WI 54903
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin - Sidwalk and Curb Cut Contractor Oshkosh
P.O. Box 1130
Oshkosh , WI 54903
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Private School Bond Educational Approval Board
30 W. Mifflin St., 9th Fl.
Madison, WI 53703
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Professional Employer Group Bond Department of Regulation and Licensing
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Recreational Vehicle Dealer Bond Department of Transportation, Dealers Section
P.O. Box 7909
Madison, WI 53707
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Sales and Use Bond Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 8901
Madison, WI 53708
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin - Contractor Bond City of Sheboygan
828 Center Ave. 1st. Floor
Sheboygan , WI 53081
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Superior, Wisconsin - General Contractor City of Superior
1316 N. 14th St.
Superior , WI 54880
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Tobacco Products Bond Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 8900
Madison, WI 53708
varies Apply Now Get Quote
Vegetable Contractor's Commercial Bond Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
P.O. Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708
varies Apply Now Get Quote