Registered Agents are imperative for your business. The most common reason for this is that all entities doing business must register to do business within a state. And these states may also require having a Registered Agent within that state to complete the valid registration. It is clearly required by law for most states but, most first-time business owners don’t know the answers to what exactly a Registered Agent is and why shouldn’t they be their own? (more…)
It’s a big day over here at MyCorp as we welcome a new addition to the online MyCorporation family!: Registered-Agent.com.
Registered-Agent.com offers small business owners registered agent services in all 50 states. It provides an easy-to-use and affordable registered agent service to help maintain the privacy and protection of your business.
Welcome to our weekly Business Basics post! This week we decided to explore a service that nearly every Corporation and LLC uses – registered agents. If you are thinking about forming an LLC or incorporating your business, you will need to find a registered agent. But what exactly do they do again?
What is a registered agent?
Once a business is formed on the state level, most jurisdictions require corporations or Limited Liability Companies to designate a registered agent to receive documentation on behalf of the company. Very simply, a registered agent is an individual or entity upon whom documents relating to the corporation may be served.
To remain in compliance with state law, a Registered Agent must be designated to receive correspondence on behalf of the company. A Registered Agent will typically receive business and legal documents from county, state, and U.S. agencies on behalf of the corporation and/or LLC. These documents include such things as notice of litigation (service of process), franchise tax forms and annual report forms. (more…)