Archives for December 2014

Goldleaf Surety To Host Contractor’s Seminars

Goldleaf Surety together with CliftonLarsonAllen is hosting a construction seminar in St. Cloud, Minnesota on January 20, 2015. Presenters will be Nick Nielsen, Principal with CliftonLarsonAllen; Jack Anderson, President of Goldleaf Surety; and Aaron Dean, Partner with Best & Flanagan. The agenda will include the following topics: Deferred taxes relating to pass through entities Financial benchmarks from a surety prospective Keys to maintaining a good surety … [Read more...]

Surety Bonds and Year End Considerations

One of the items often discussed by Goldleaf Surety underwriters is the “quality” of a company’s year-end financial statements and how these can affect the rates and terms upon which the company can obtain surety support. The chart to the below helps identify the various levels of financial statements that can be submitted with a bond application and at what points a company should consider engaging a certified public account (CPA) to prepare its annual financial statements. When working … [Read more...]