The licensing of Dance Studios are regulated in Florida by The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation. The bond is for the protection of clients of dance studios and cover misconduct by the dance studio, including any misappropriation of funds, labor disputes, and other misconduct.
Requirements for licensing for a Dance Studio is an application to the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation, a fee of not more than $300, set by the Department, plus fingerprinting and photos of each owner. The Department will conduct an examination of fingerprint records and police records.
A full explanation of bond requirements, licensing requirements, and rules and regulations for Florida Dance Studios can be found at www.myfloridalicense.com.
Who needs a dance studio bond?
In the State of Florida, dance studios are required by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation to obtain a Dance Studio Bond.
Only dance studios that meet both the following criteria are required to post a bond:
1. In business under the same ownership for less than 3 years
2. Requires or receives advance payment from any customer in excess of $250 or enters into retail installment contracts for payment by any customer for dance studio services or lessons in installments.
The Florida Dance Studio Bond may also be known as: ballroom dance studio bond, dance lessons bond, dance bond, and ballroom bond.
What is the dance studio bond?
The dance studio bond protects the party requesting the surety bond, the Obligee, against any financial losses as a result of poor financial choices, damages, unethical decisions, or a failure to adhere to state and local laws on the part of you, the Principal. By obtaining your bond, you are telling the Obligee that you can be trusted and that you stand by your business decisions.
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