REGISTERED AGENT SERVICES
Appointing a registered agent is an important decision a business owner must make to ensure they remain compliant and that they respond in a timely fashion to corporate or legal correspondence. Contact us to appoint Kinney Firm as your registered agent.
Why Hire a Registered Agent?
In working with clients and business owners over the years, an area that seems to cause quite a lot of confusion is the appointment of a Registered Agent for their business. “What is a registered agent?” “Do I need one?” “Who can serve as my registered agent?” What is required of them?”
Whether you are a freelancer working from home, a service provider with an office to meet clients, or have a storefront, having a registered agent has it’s privileges. More than a convenience, it can be crucial to the success of your business.
ADVANTAGES OF USING A REGISTERED AGENT SERVICE
Avoid falling out of good standing with your state
Never miss an important date or filing deadline.
Receive Legal and Tax notices privately, away from employees or clients
Avoid penalties for compliance matters which may include fines, or license revocation.
DIGITAL DELIVERY OF DOCUMENTS
Often, mail received from governmental agencies or legal documents are time sensitive, and it is important that you have access to these documents as soon as they are received so you can take the necessary actions to address them. At Kinney Firm we offer digital delivery services where we will scan and e-mail you your corporate and legal documents, upon receipt so you can access them immediately, from anywhere. We will then mail you the hard copy, if you so desire.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is a registered agent?
A registered agent, also called a statutory agent or resident agent, is the person or entity designated by your company to receive/accept legal service of documents, governmental communications for legal and tax purposes, etc.
Do I need a registered agent?
Yes, almost all states require the designation of a registered agent by a business entity, at the time of formation. The designated registered agent must be a resident of the state in which you are forming your entity, they must have a physical street address (not a P.O. box) where someone is available to accept service during regular business hours.
Who can serve as my registered agent?
There are very few limitations on who may serve, it can be your attorney, accountant, officer of the company, you, as long as there is a physical street address where service can be made during regular business hours.
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Whether legal advice, strategy or execution, Rian continues to be an invaluable member of my team.
Rian is approachable and able to break down legal concepts in a way that makes sense, even if you don't speak legalese. There are so many nuances to business law that can leave you exposed. Rian's helped me understand which laws I should pay attention to and how to apply that knowledge in my business.