ABOUT YOUR ARKANSAS REGISTERED AGENT OFFICE
Why do we have resident agents in the first place?
Long ago, you just fought dragons and paid tribute to the lord of the land. Eventually, economies evolved, new business structures like limited liability companies and corporations emerged. These types of business entities were created to protect business owners from liabilities and provide tax advantages. Companies are furnished status that is separated from the individuals who start them. Unfortunately, it didn’t take long for people to figure out that they could evade legal actions by personally steering clear of process servers. So, to get rid of that loophole, most jurisdictions insist that business entities to appoint a “registered agent.”
Briefly, who can be a registered agent?
Your Arkansas resident agent needs to be a company or person who is a legal citizen of Arkansas. They ought to be present to accept service of process during normal business hours. Registered agents in Arkansas have to provide a legal, office address within the state of Arkansas.
How does my company benefit from having an Arkansas registered agent?
Companies in Arkansas benefit in many ways by appointing a resident agent. Obviously, nominating a statutory agent keeps your business entity in conformity to state law. With RegisteredAgentOffice.com as your Arkansas registered agent, as soon as you receive any legal notification, service of process, letter or annual report notice – we accept those on your behalf. Momentarily, we’re uploading your files into your online account. You’ll receive instant notice of any documents we upload into your Arkansas registered agent account. Additionally, we also monitor your Arkansas filing due dates and email you reminders with how-to links so you can send in your paperwork ahead of schedule with the State of Arkansas.
What qualities should I be looking for in a registered agent?
Experience: You want to choose 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.
Reliability: You need to be able to trust your registered agent. You should be able to trust that they will live up to their responsibilities and be available during typical business hours to receive service of process and other legal paperwork.
Solid Character: Your Arkansas registered agent must have be known for forwarding legal paperwork and service of process in a reliable and timely manner. If they receive legal papers on your behalf and fail to deliver them to you, you could end up with a ruling against you in court without even knowing your company is involved in a lawsuit.
Customer Service: Just imagine you need to clarify or have a question about some aspect of your business as it relates to the State. You don’t want to talk to someone reading off a script in a call center in some foreign country, you want to talk to a consumer service rep who actually knows a thing or two about business registered agent service in Arkansas.
Additional Services: In addition to basic registered agent service (by receiving your legal documents), check to see if your registered agent offers more services like: Customized documents for your state filings, email reminders for important filing deadlines and due dates, tools that will keep your business in compliance with State law.