PAN Customer Service Representative Ruth Kohler now wishes she had gotten a customer’s signature in her register, particularly after she realized the customer is a famous Pittsburgh sports figure.
As a new notary, you may get flustered when a customer approaches you about notarizing a document. It takes practice to remember what to ask, what to check, what to record and what to charge. To keep yourself on track to a smooth notarization, follow these guidelines.
If your name has appeared on the Secretary of State’s list of “bad notaries,” chances are, you’ve committed what’s become the Number One issue that gets notaries in trouble time and time again.
To redact or not to redact, that is the question. Redacting is quite simply the process of hiding information in a document. A redacted document, such as a notarial register, has had personal information deleted or blacked out for privacy or security reasons.
Several months ago, the Pennsylvania Association of Notaries sent out a survey asking members these questions: Do you work as a signing agent? How many closings do you perform each week? How do you market your signing agent business?
Starting March 1, 2009, PAN Members can win cash for bringing new Members into the Association.
The Pennsylvania Department of State is taking steps to address the potential for confusion when the term notary public is translated into a foreign language.
As an independent contractor or sole proprietor of a notary or signing agent business, it’s important to understand self-employment (SE) tax.
An unlocked vehicle sitting in a driveway or parking lot is a tempting prize for a thief.
It’s been eight years since the federal government cracked down on Web sites that offered templates for fake drivers’ licenses.