FAQ's: Registered Agent

What is a registered agent?

A registered agent is a person or company that is a resident of a specific state and is designated by a company to receive important tax and legal documents on behalf of the company. With Accumera’s registered agents service we will keep you up to date with email notices of your annual report filings that are due and forward any notice of Service of Process immediately via email so you can address any legal issue as soon as possible.

Do I have to have a registered agent?

In most states your business is required to have a Registered Agent who can accept service of process on behalf of the company. You are required to have a Registered Agent in every state where your company is registered. Further, you must maintain the Registered Agent with the Secretary of State in order to keep your company active. Accumera can provide you with registered agent services as required in your state.

How do I comply with the registered agent requirement?

By designating a person or company that is a resident and has a physical address within the state of formation. Accumera LLC can provide this service for you. Click here for more information on our registered agent services.

What is Service of Process?

Service of Process the act of receiving legal notification of a lawsuit or other legal matter. This notice is normally served to the Registered Agent who is required, by law, to forward it on to the company. Click here to view the formal definition.