Massachusetts Registered Agents
What is a registered agent?
A registered agent, sometimes referred to as a resident agent, is a company located in the state of Massachusetts who is responsible for accepting legal documents on behalf of your business. Your registered agent must be present and available during standard business hours.
Why should I have a registered agent?
In the state of Massachusetts, every company is supposed to pick a registered agent. Additionally, the Massachusetts Secretary of State requires an official physical address on record where your agent can be reached during typical business hours. Incorporating a new business in the state of Massachusetts can be a awkward process. It’s vital that you finish a hodgepodge of legal forms and documents. At Registered Agent Services, Inc., we can aid your business by handling your registered agent services.
What types of business entities need to have a Registered Agent in Massachusetts?
An LLC in Massachusetts, out of State LLC, a Massachusetts corporation, a foreign corporation, a non-profit corporation or organization, a limited partnership, a limited liability partnership, or any other Massachusetts venture is required to have a resident agent in Massachusetts and a Massachusetts registered office listed.
How can having a registered agent help my business?
First and foremost, having a registered agent keeps your company in adherence of state law. Also, we accept and scan any legal notice, service of process, letter, or annual report received into your online account locally here in Massachusetts. You receive instant notice of any notices scanned into your Massachusetts resident agent online account.
As an additional Massachusetts registered agent service, we also monitor your Massachusetts annual report due date and forward you reminders with how-to links to submit your paperwork in a timely manner with the Massachusetts Secretary of State.
Are there any requirements or restrictions I should know about my resident agent?
There are few requirements concerning who can act as your registered agent here. Specifically, the entity or person acting as your registered agent must be located and available at an official street address within Massachusetts during regular business hours. They will be responsible to receive all tax-related and legal documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., for you. It is crucial that you select a reputable company, like Registered Agent Services, Inc., when choosing your registered agent.