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Registered Agent In Massachusetts

Okay, here’s the scoop about getting a registered agent in Massachusetts.

What is a registered agent?

A registered agent, otherwise called a statutory agent, is a company located in the state of Massachusetts who is responsible for receiving legal service of process on your behalf. Your registered agent must be present and available during standard business hours.

What are the functions of a normal registered agent in Massachusetts?

A statutory agent in the State of Massachusetts furnishes a physical address where someone is present during regular business hours. Your registered agent is responsible to accept delivery of service of process and legal documents for your company and then send this paperwork on to you. In addition, your registered agent will remind you about important filing deadlines like annual report forms and other renewals. Your agent can also check to verify your business is compliant with Massachusetts business codes.

How will having a resident agent aid my company?

First and foremost, appointing a registered agent keeps your business in compliance with state law. Moreover, we accept and scan any legal notice, service of process, annual report, or letter received into your customer account locally right here in Massachusetts. You receive instantaneous notification of any documents scanned into your Massachusetts resident agent client account.

As an additional service, we also track your State annual report due date and forward you reminders with do-it-yourself links to submit your report before your due date with the Secretary of State.

What are the requirements or restrictions I should know about my registered agent?

There are not many restrictions relating to who can act as a registered agent here. Specifically, the entity or person acting as your registered agent must be located and available at an official street address within the state of Massachusetts during regular business hours. They will be responsible to accept all legal and tax-related documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., for you. It is critical that you appoint a solid company, such as when choosing your registered agent.