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2014 Bulletins__________________________________________________________
SO-2014-04 September 24, 2014 EFS Access for Late Filing Reports
SO-2014-03 September 12, 2014 Ballinger Retiring from SLSOT
SO-2014-02 January 27, 2014 Evidence Filing Requirements for 2014 Surplus Lines Eligibility
SO-2014-01 January 20, 2014 2013 Annual Late Filing Report
2013 Bulletins__________________________________________________________
SO-2013-11 December 6, 2013 Texas Mandatory Data Call Includes Surplus Lines Insurers
SO-2013-10 November 13, 2013 Mandatory Zip Code 1/1/2014
SO-2013-09 October 8, 2013 Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance Designation (ASLI)
SO-2013-08 June 28, 2013 Third-Party Policy Filing
SO-2013-07 May 23, 2013 New Texas Market Data Report Added - Stamping Office Totals
SO-2013-06 April 18, 2013 Insurer Number Changes - Rescinded /
Retraction of SLSOT Bulletin SO-2012-12
SO-2013-05 April 1, 2013 Surplus Lines Individual Agent vs Agency Filings
SO-2013-04 March 22, 2013 Evidence Filing Requirements for 2013 Surplus Lines Eligibility
SO-2013-03 March 18, 2013 Directions for Accessing Surplus Lines Eligibility List
SO-2013-02 February 20,2013 2012 Surplus Lines Agent Late Policy Filer Notification Letters; Reminder to All Surplus Lines Agents Filing Policies With the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLSOT)
SO-2013-01 February 6, 2013 Surplus Lines Insurers List & Supplemental List
2012 Bulletins__________________________________________________________
SO-2012-11 December 17, 2012 Stamping Office Year-End Closing
SO-2012-10 December 3, 2012 Insurer Number Changes (retracted 4/18/2013 in SLSOT Bulletin SO-2013-06 above), Surplus Lines Ins. List & Supplemental List
SO-2012-09 October 24, 2012 Supplemental List
SO-2012-08 October 24, 2012 TDI Reminder to Surplus Lines Agents Filing Policies With SLSOT
SO-2012-07 September 27, 2012 Exempt Commercial Purchaser Reporting to SLSOT
SO-2012-06 March 19, 2012 Texas Comptroller Offers Limited Tax Amnesty Program
SO-2012-05 February 29, 2012 Revised Alien Insurer Evidence Filing Requirements for 2012 Eligibility
SO-2012-04 February 23, 2012 Surplus Lines Insurers List & Supplemental List
S0-2012-03 February 10, 2012 Evidence Filing Requirements for 2012 Surplus Lines Eligibility (see revised requirements list above - Bulletin SO-2012-05 )
SO-2012-02 January 25, 2012 Corrections to Fourth Quarter 2011 Late Filings Reports
SO-2012-01 January 9, 2012 Info related to the Calculation & Payment of Fines for Late Filings

Prior Bulletins of Interest _______________________________________________

SO-2011-19 December 28, 2011 Individual State Premium Reporting - Effective 1/1/2012
SO-2011-18 December 9, 2011 TDI Commissioner's Bulletin B-0048-11 (Late-Filed Policy Info)
SO-2011-17 December 1, 2011 Guidelines for Premium Tax Compliance with the Nonadmitted and Reinsurance Reform Act
SO-2011-15 September 2, 2011 Monthly Late Filing Report & Adjustment Form
SO-2011-12 June 28, 2011 New Filing Form: "Breakdown of States Summary / Other States / Exempt Premium"  with Examples
SO-2011-11 June 23, 2011 Guidelines for Texas Surplus Lines Agents - Compliance with the NRRA.
SO-2011-10 June 10, 2011 Corrections to Monthly Late Filing Report
SO-2011-09 June 6, 2011 Required Agency Notifications to TDI; Information Relating to Premium Tax; Licensing of Surplus Lines Agents
SO-2011-07 May 16, 2011 Surplus Lines & Independently Procured Insurance - Taxability of Policies Sold to State or Federal Agencies and Exemptions/Preemptions
SO-2011-02 January 19, 2011 "Late Filers Report" & TDI Enforcement Actions
SO-2010-07 June 9, 2010 Filing a Texas Exposure When the Policy Initially Had None
SO-2009-16 November 2, 2009 SLSOT Closing P.O. Box 160170 - Use Physical Address for Mailings
SO-2009-15 October 13, 2009 TDI Commissioner's Bulletin B-0043-09
SO-2009-07 March 23, 2009 Revised Wording in Mandatory Guaranty Fund Notice
SO-2008-17 October 2, 2008 SLSOT Branch Office Filing Registrations
SO-2008-13 August 1, 2008 Registration of Non-Resident Surplus Lines Agency Branch Offices
SO-2008-12 August 1, 2008 Texas Surplus Lines Market Information Now On-Line
SO-2008-07 April 15, 2008 TDI Commissioner's Bulletin B-0011-08
SO-2008-03 January 28, 2008 Reversal of Business Not Required
SO-2008-02 January 17, 2008 Agency Compliance Guidelines


March 29, 2007

Notice of Stamping Fee Reduction


January 13, 2006

Texas Surplus Lines Bond Repealed


December 6, 2002

TDI Commissioner's Bulletin B-0067-02 - Reimbursement Policy


February 8, 2002

TDI Commissioner's Bulletin B-0002-02 - Uniform Elect. Transactions Act


January 14, 2002

Agent of Record Information


October 8, 2001

Instruction for Reporting Premium Allocations


July 1, 2001

TDI Commissioner's Bulletin B-0030-01 - Privacy Provisions


February 1, 2001

Tax Reports Due March 1st, Tax Base Election Options


January 1, 2001

Summary of New Surplus Lines Regulations - Reduced Filing


April 1, 2000

TDI Commissioner's Bulletin B-0008-00 - Auto W/D Premium Payment


January 1, 2000

Surplus Lines Tax Changes


September 15, 1999

TDI Commissioner's Bulletin B-0047-99 - S Bill 1775 Service Contracts


May 7, 1997

Underwriters at Lloyd's Syndicate Percents


March 1, 1994

Agent Name and Address on Surplus Lines Policies

April 1, 1992

Coverage by Admitted & SL Insurers on Same Policy


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