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4 Tips For Notaries Claiming Home Office Tax Deductions

By David Thun on February 26, 2015 - This week, the Notary Bulletin asks Jackie Perlman, principal tax research analyst at The Tax Institute at H&R Block, for tips for those claiming a home office deduction.

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My Ex-Employer Won't Return My Notary Seal

By NNA Staff on February 26, 2015 - I quit my job and my employer kept my Notary seal and commission certificate, and he refuses to return them. What should I do?

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Notary Election Mistakes Cost Florida $320,000

By David Thun on February 26, 2015 - Notary errors on election paperwork caused an unopposed incumbent candidate to be dropped from the November ballot, forcing a Florida county to spend nearly $320,000 on a special election.

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‘I Now Pronounce You…’ 2 More States May Permit Notaries To Perform Marriages

By Nicole Dorsey on February 25, 2015 - Two states — Minnesota and Indiana — have recently proposed legislation that would permit Notaries to perform wedding ceremonies.

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CA Recorders Rejecting Up To 30% Of Documents Due To Notary Certificate Errors

By Michael Lewis on February 25, 2015 - Most of California’s county recorders have rejected documents that are out of compliance with the state’s new notarial certificate wording. Find out why.

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A Mobile Notary’s Story: Is That A Snake In Your Briefcase?

By Michelle Brawley on February 19, 2015 - Read one Mobile Notary’s story about finding a bit of Colorado wildlife in her briefcase when performing a mortgage signing.

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A Notary’s Guide For Claiming Mileage Deductions At Tax Time

By David Thun on February 19, 2015 - Mobile Notaries want to claim a mileage deduction on their income tax but often have questions. The NNA answers some FAQs for mobile Notaries at tax time.

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Can A Notary 'Witness' Signatures Without Personal Appearance?

By NNA Staff on February 18, 2015 - A Notary in Minnesota is asked to witness signatures without the signer making a physical appearance. The NNA Hotline explains why this is not legal.

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Q&A: How To Use California’s New Notary Certificate Wording

By Bill Anderson on February 18, 2015 - Notaries have questions about California’s new notarial certificate wording on documents sent between CA and other states. The NNA answers 3 common concerns.

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5 Income Tax Tips For Notaries And Signing Agents

By David Thun on February 11, 2015 - It can be difficult to know how your taxes should be filed and what deductions you are entitled to as a Notary. Get 5 tax tips for Notaries and NSAs.

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