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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, with some counties refusing 25 to 30 percent of documents, according to an online survey conducted by the Notary Bulletin.

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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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