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Registered Agent In Maryland Info

Here’s the low-down about registered agent service in Maryland.

What is the reason for statutory agents in the first place?

Long ago, you just tended the farm and paid tribute to the lord of the land. Gradually, economies changed, new business forms like corporations and limited liability companies emerged. These types of business structures were created to provide tax advantages and protect business owners from liabilities. Companies are given stature that is independent from the individuals who start them. Unfortunately, it didn’t take long for people to figure out that they could avoid litigation by personally hiding from servers of process. So, to close that loophole, most jurisdictions insist that companies to appoint a “registered agent.”

What kind of benefits come from having a registered agent?

Businesses in Maryland benefit in many ways by designating a registered agent. Obviously, designating a resident agent keeps your business in compliance with Maryland state code. With as your Maryland registered agent, as soon as you receive any service of process, legal notice, annual report notification or letter – we accept those for you. Within minutes, we’re scanning your documents into your customer account. You’ll get an instant notification of any files we upload into your client account. In addition, we also monitor your Maryland filing deadlines and email you reminders with how-to links so you can complete your paperwork ahead of schedule with the Maryland Secretary of State.

What types of business entities are required to have an Maryland Registered Agent?

An LLC in Maryland, foreign LLC, a corporation in Maryland, a foreign corporation, a non-profit corporation or organization, a limited partnership, a limited liability partnership, or any other Maryland business entity is required to have a registered agent in Maryland and an Maryland registered office listed.