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Here’s the low-down about registered agent service in Tennessee.

Lots of companies are on the Internet providing Tennessee registered agent services. From the largest of the detached and overpriced to the smallest, inexperienced local start-ups, you have a wide range of options when it comes to appointing your Tennessee resident agent. We’re not too big and we’re not too small. Our desire is to help you choose the registered agent that is optimal for your Tennessee business entity.

In a nutshell, who can perform the duties of a registered agent?

Your Tennessee resident agent should be a company or person who is a legitimate resident of Tennessee. They should be present to receive legal documents during regular business hours. Tennessee registered agents have to provide a lawful, office address within Tennessee.

How will having a resident agent help my business?

First and foremost, designating a registered agent keeps your company in conformity to Tennessee state law. Furthermore, we accept and scan any service of process, legal notice, annual report, or letter received into your client account locally here in Tennessee. You receive instantaneous notification of any paperwork scanned into your Tennessee resident agent customer account.

As an added service, we also monitor your State annual report due date and send you prompts with do-it-yourself links to submit your paperwork before your due date with the Tennessee Secretary of State.

Tell me the top 5 things I should be looking for in a registered agent?

Practical Knowledge: You want to appoint a registered agent who is competent at what they’re doing, who’s been performing the duties of a registered agent for several years and has a good track record.

Dependability: You have to be able to trust your registered agent. You need to know that they will live up to their responsibilities and be available during typical business hours to accept legal documents and service of process.

Solid Reputation: Your Tennessee registered agent must have be known for delivering legal documents and service of process in a timely and reliable manner. If they receive legal documents on your behalf and don’t deliver them to you, your company could end up with a judgment against you in court and not even be aware that your company is party to a lawsuit.

Customer Relations: Just imagine you need to clarify or have a question about some aspect of your company as it relates to the State of Tennessee. You don’t want to talk to someone reading off a script in a call center in India, you want to talk to a customer service rep who actually knows a thing or two about commercial registered agent service.

Optional Services: In addition to basic registered agent service (by receiving your legal papers), make sure your registered agent offers additional services like: Pre-populated documents for your state filings, reminders for important filing dates and deadlines, any other tools that will keep your company in compliance with State law.