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Registered Agent In Massachusetts Info

Let’s talk a little bit about why you need a registered agent in Massachusetts.

Explain it to me; what is a registered agent?

A registered agent, otherwise known as a statutory agent, is an entity located in the state of Massachusetts who is responsible for receiving legal documents for your business. Your registered agent must be present and available during typical business hours.

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

There are few requirements regarding who can be a registered agent here. In particular, the entity or person acting as your registered agent needs to be located and available at an official street address within the state of Massachusetts during normal business hours. They will be responsible to accept all tax-related and legal documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., for you. It is important that you choose a solid company, like when you’re choosing your Massachusetts registered agent.

How can I choose my registered agent in Massachusetts?

Normally you would choose your resident agent as part of your company formation paperwork; your articles of incorporation or articles of organization. If you’re just starting your business, we can assist you with that. If you already have a resident agent but you’re looking for a better alternative, we can help you with that too. Of course, whether you’re just getting started or need to make a change, the best way is to sign up for our Massachusetts registered agent service.

What types of businesses are required to have a Registered Agent in Massachusetts?

A Massachusetts LLC, out of State LLC, a Massachusetts corporation, a foreign corporation, a non-profit corporation or organization, a limited partnership, a limited liability partnership, or any other Massachusetts enterprise is required to have a resident agent in Massachusetts and a Massachusetts registered office listed.