Thanks to industry lobbying efforts, the Pennsylvania General Assembly amended the Board of Vehicles Act of 1983 to increase the fee dealers are permitted to charge for the service of titling and registering vehicles. Senate Bill 1424, signed by Gov. Ed Rendell on July 9, established a ceiling on dealers’ fees for titling and registering vehicles that will be adjusted annually after 2009 according to the federal Consumer Price Index. The bill calls the fee a licensing cost. [Read more…] about General Assembly Increases Dealers’ Doc Fee
Knowing the limitations of your power as a notary is just as important as knowing the Notary Public Law. Here are some circumstances in which your authority to notarize is limited or prohibited. [Read more…] about What You Can and Cannot Do as a Notary
Act 50 of 2005 amended the Vehicle Code to enable the Philadelphia Parking Authority to work cooperatively with PennDOT to suspend the registrations of vehicle owners who have accrued six or more parking tickets. [Read more…] about Buyers Beware of Vehicles with Unpaid Parking Tickets in Philadelphia
Bureau of Motor Vehicles Director Anita M. Wasko and Chief of the Vehicle Inspection Division John P. Munafo published the following information in Safety Inspection Bulletin BI08-2, dated May 2008. [Read more…] about Changes to PennDOT Inspection Sticker Ordering Procedures
The Pennsylvania Association of Notaries (PAN) is the first state association to offer Signing Agent Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance. PAN teamed with a major “A” rated national insurance company to develop and now provide this unique product. [Read more…] about Notary Association First to Offer Signing Agent Insurance
From paper and pens to toner, PAN understands that the cost of doing business as a notary continues to increase.