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Okay, here’s the scoop about why you need a registered agent in Mississippi.

Explain it to me; what is a registered agent?

A registered agent, sometimes referred to as a statutory agent, is an individual with a physical location in the state of Mississippi who is responsible for receiving legal notices on your behalf. Your registered agent must be present and available during normal business hours.

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

There are few restrictions concerning who can be a registered agent in Mississippi. Specifically, the entity or person acting as your resident agent must be located and available at an official street address within the state of Mississippi during typical business hours. They will be responsible to accept all legal and tax-related documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., for you. It is crucial that you designate a solid company, such as [site name] when choosing your registered agent.

What kind of benefits come from having an Mississippi registered agent?

Businesses in Mississippi benefit in numerous ways by designating a resident agent. Most importantly, choosing a registered agent keeps your company in compliance with state law. With as your registered agent, as soon as you receive any service of process, legal notice, annual report notification or letter – we accept those in your place. Momentarily, we’re scanning your documents into your client account. You’ll receive instant notification of any paperwork we upload into your registered agent account. In addition, we also keep an eye on your Mississippi annual report due dates and send you reminders with how-to links so you can submit your paperwork ahead of schedule with the State of Mississippi.

What if I fail to maintain or don’t have a registered agent in Mississippi for my business?

Yes, there can be repercussions for failing to maintain your Mississippi registered agent. Penalties may or may not be assessed. The State of Mississippi may revoke your LLC or corporate legal status if you don’t maintain your Mississippi registered agent.