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UTAH REGISTERED AGENT

Okay, here’s the scoop about registered agent service in Utah.

Why do we have registered agents in the first place?

Back in the good old days, you just tended the farm and paid tribute to the lord of the land. Gradually, economies changed, new company structures like corporations and limited liability companies emerged. These various company structures were created to provide tax advantages and protect business owners from liabilities. Companies are furnished stature that is independent from the people who form them. Sadly, it didn’t take long for owners to work out that they could stay away from legal actions by personally hiding out from servers of process. So, to get rid of that loophole, most jurisdictions compel business owners to select a “registered agent.”

Sum it up for me, who can be a registered agent?

Your Utah registered agent needs to be a company or individual who is a legal citizen of Utah. They should be present to receive legal documents during normal business hours. Registered agents in Utah must furnish a lawful, office address within the state of Utah.

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

Companies in Utah benefit in many ways by appointing a resident agent. Most importantly, nominating a registered agent keeps your business in conformity to state law. With registered-agent.net as your Utah registered agent, as soon as you receive any service of process, legal notice, annual report notification or letter – we accept those on your behalf. Within minutes, we’re scanning your files into your online account. You’ll get an instant notification of any paperwork we scan into your Utah registered agent account. In addition, we also keep an eye on your Utah annual report due dates and email you reminders with how-to links so you can complete your paperwork before it’s due with the Utah Secretary of State.

How do I designate my Utah registered agent?

Typically you would assign your resident agent as part of your company formation paperwork; your articles of organization or articles of incorporation. If you’re just getting your business started, we can assist you with that. If you already selected a resident agent but you’re shopping around for a better alternative, we can help you with that too. Of course, whether you’re starting or are ready to make a change, the easiest way is to sign up for our registered agent service.


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