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Registered Agent In New York Info

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

Dozens if not hundreds of businesses are on the Internet providing New York registered agent service. From the biggest of the detached and overpriced to the smallest, inexperienced local start-ups, you have a wide range of decisions when it comes to appointing your New York registered agent. We’re not too big and we’re not too small. Our objective is to help you decide on the registered agent that is just right for your New York business.

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

There are not many requirements concerning who can act as a registered agent in New York. In particular, the entity or person acting as your resident agent must be available and located at an official street address within New York during normal business hours. Your Registered Agent will be responsible to accept all legal and tax-related documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., on your behalf. It is critical that you appoint a reputable company, such as when choosing your registered agent.

How will having a resident agent help my company?

First and foremost, having a registered agent keeps your company in compliance with state law. Also, we receive and scan any service of process, legal notice, annual report, or letter received into your online account locally right here in New York. You receive immediate notification of any notices scanned into your New York resident agent customer account.

As an added service, we also monitor your New York annual report due date and email you prompts with do-it-yourself links to submit your paperwork in a timely manner with the Secretary of State.

Can I get in trouble if I don’t have or fail to maintain a registered agent in New York for my company?

There can be repercussions for failing to maintain your New York registered agent. Penalty fees may or may not be assessed. The State of New York may revoke your corporate or LLC certificate of authority if you fail to maintain your New York registered agent.