All companies in Florida, whether they be corporations, LLCs, etc., are required by law to designate and maintain a Florida registered agent. Failing to do so can result in civil sanctions such as fines or loss of incorporation.
This person or business entity acts as the company’s representative for receiving Service of Process of important documents, such as legal documents, notices from state agencies, and tax documents from the IRS. Your registered agent is the only person authorized by the State of Florida to receive these documents. They must have a Florida address, not a P.O. Box, and be open to the public during regular business hours.
It is a good idea to hire an attorney for your company’s registered agent. This will ensure these important documents get to you in a timely fashion.
One of the main benefits of hiring an attorney comes in the instance that your company is sued. If this occurs, the company has 20 calendar days to respond. If not, it could result in the loss of the case or a much greater expense to defend the case.
A lawyer will also insure that you understand the importance of maintaining your corporate formalities, such as annual returns, annual minutes, and annual meetings for your company. This is critical to maintaining your personal liability protection.
Boyer Law Firm’s Package for Florida Registered Agent Services includes:
- Registered Agent service as required by law in the State of Florida for one full year
- Serving as your company’s registered agent for service for the year to ensure that your company gets prompt notice of any important notices or lawsuits
- When we receive mail from your company, we will sort through it and then scan and email to you what is important.
- Filing of annual report, including state-mandated fees.
- And more…
CONTACT US NOW for more information about our Florida Registered Agent service and how it can help your business.