What is a service contract?
A service contract is defined as a contract or agreement for a separately stated consideration for a specific duration to perform the repair, replacement, or maintenance of property or indemnification for repair, replacement, or maintenance for the operational or structural failure due to a defect in materials, workmanship, or normal wear and tear, with or without additional provisions for incidental payment of indemnity under limited circumstances including, but not limited to, towing, rental, and emergency road service. Service contracts may provide for the repair, replacement, or maintenance of property for damage resulting from power surges and accidental damage from handling, ass according to §38-78-20(12) .

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1. What is a service contract?
2. What is a warranty?
3. What is a provider?
4. Are the fees collected by the contract service provider subject to premium taxes?
5. What are the requirements of a service contract provider insuring service contracts under a reimbursement policy?
6. What are the requirements of a service contract provider insuring service contracts not covered under a reimbursement policy?
7. How long should a service contract provider preserve its records?
8. What are the procedures if a contract service provider cancels its reimbursement policy?
9. Is there a “free look” period in a service contract?
10. Is there any required language that must be disclosed in the service contracts?
11. Is a service contract an insurance policy?
12. Can a bank or lending institution require a borrower to purchase a service contract as a condition of a loan?