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Registered Agent In Michigan Info

Here’s the low-down about getting a registered agent in Michigan.

Dozens if not hundreds of companies are on the web offering commercial registered agent service. From the largest of the impersonal and overpriced to the smallest, amateur local rookies, you have a wide range of options when it comes to picking your Michigan registered agent. We’re not too big and we’re not too small. Our goal is to help you decide on the registered agent that is just right for your Michigan business entity.

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

There are not many requirements regarding who can act as your registered agent in Michigan. Specifically, the person or entity acting as your resident agent must be available and located at an official street address within Michigan during typical business hours. They will be responsible to accept all tax-related and legal documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., on your behalf. It is crucial that you choose a reliable company, such as when you’re choosing your registered agent.

What are the advantages of having a registered agent?

Businesses in Michigan benefit in several ways by appointing a registered agent. Most importantly, designating a statutory agent keeps your business entity in compliance with state law. Having as your registered agent, anytime you are sent any service of process, legal notice, letter or annual report notice – we accept those in your place. In minutes, we’re uploading your documents into your customer account. You’ll get an instant notice of any files we scan into your client account. Additionally, we also keep track of your Michigan annual report due dates and email you reminders with how-to links so you can submit your report before it’s due with the Michigan Secretary of State.

What’s the best way to designate my registered agent in Michigan?

Normally you would assign your resident agent as part of your business formation documents; your articles of incorporation or articles of organization. If you’re just starting your business, we can assist you with that. If you already appointed a resident agent but you’re looking for a better alternative, we can lend a hand with that too. Of course, whether you’re just getting started or are ready to make a change, the best method is to sign up for our registered agent service.