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About Your Florida Registered Agent

Let me tell you about why you need a registered agent in Florida.

Define a registered agent?

A registered agent, otherwise known as a resident agent, is a business with a physical presence in Florida who is responsible for accepting legal notices for your business. Your registered agent is required to be present and available during standard business hours.

Are there any restrictions or requirements I should know about my registered agent?

There are not many restrictions regarding who can act as your registered agent in Florida. Specifically, the entity or person acting as your registered agent needs to be located and available at an official street address within the state of Florida during regular business hours. Your Registered Agent will be responsible to receive all legal and tax-related documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., for you. It is critical that you choose a reputable company, such as when choosing your Florida registered agent.

How does my business benefit from having a registered agent?

Companies in Florida benefit in many ways by appointing a resident agent. Most importantly, designating a statutory agent keeps your business in conformity to Florida state code. With as your registered agent, anytime you get any legal notification, service of process, letter or annual report notice – we accept those for you. Momentarily, we’re scanning your files into your online account. You’ll get an instant notice of any files we scan into your registered agent account. In addition, we also keep an eye on your Florida annual report deadlines and send you reminders with how-to links so you can complete your paperwork on time with the Florida Secretary of State.