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About Your Registered Agent in Rhode Island

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

Define a registered agent?

A registered agent, otherwise known as a resident agent, is a business located in Rhode Island who is responsible for accepting legal documents on behalf of your business. Your registered agent must be available and present during normal business hours.

What are the functions of a normal registered agent in Rhode Island?

A resident agent in the State of Rhode Island furnishes a legal address where a person is available during regular business hours. The registered agent is responsible to receive service of process and legal documents on behalf of your company and then deliver these documents on to your company. In addition, your registered agent will remind you of important filing cutoff dates like annual report forms and other renewals. An Rhode Island registered agent can also double check to see to it that your business is in conformance with Rhode Island business codes.

How can having a resident agent help my company?

Most importantly, having our registered agent service keeps your company in compliance with Rhode Island state law. In addition, we accept and scan any service of process, legal notice, letter, or annual report received into your client account locally right here in Rhode Island. You receive instantaneous notice of any notices scanned into your Rhode Island registered agent client account.

As an added service, we also track your Rhode Island annual report due date and email you prompts with do-it-yourself links to file your report in a timely manner with Rhode Island.

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

There are not many requirements relating to who can be your registered agent in Rhode Island. Specifically, the person or entity acting as your resident agent must be available and located at a physical street address within the state of Rhode Island during normal business hours. Your Registered Agent will be responsible to receive all tax-related and legal documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., on your behalf. It is important that you select a reliable company, such as CorporationRegisteredAgent.com when you’re choosing your registered agent.


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