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Is Bail Tax Deductible?

We’ve been asked before if bail is tax-deductible, but the answer is no. Even though bail money is given to the government just like tax money is, it is actually not like a tax at all. Bail money is paid to guarantee the defendant will return court when ordered. So, because bail is not tax […]

Why You Should Post Bail if You Are in The Position To

Besides gaining the obvious from posting bail – securing some freedom until court, there are other reasons to post bail and those reasons are generally things you would want to avoid in jail. Choosing not to post bail and thus stay in jail will prove your days a lot more troublesome than they would be […]

Common Bail Collateral

When using a bail bond to post bail and help a loved one out of jail, the bondsman requires the premium and collateral. Premium is 10% of the full bail amount. Collateral is something of value pledged as security that the defendant will show up in court. Collateral will be returned at the end of […]