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Info About Your Nebraska Registered Agent

Let’s talk a little bit about registered agent service in Nebraska.

What is the reason for statutory agents in the first place?

Long ago, you just tended the farm and paid tribute to the king. Gradually, economies evolved, new company 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 stature that is independent from the individuals who put them together. Sadly, it didn’t take long for people to understand that they could stay away from business lawsuits by personally hiding out from servers of process. So, to tighten up that loophole, most Secretaries of State insist that business entities to appoint a “registered agent.”

What are the restrictions or requirements I should know about my resident agent?

There are only a few restrictions about who can act as your registered agent in Nebraska. Specifically, the entity or person acting as your registered agent needs to be available and located at an official street address within Nebraska during regular business hours. They will be responsible to receive all legal and tax-related documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., on your behalf. It is crucial that you choose a reputable company, such as when choosing your registered agent.

How can having a registered agent benefit my business?

Most importantly, having our registered agent service keeps your business in conformity to state law. In addition, we accept and scan any service of process, legal notice, letter, or annual report received into your online account locally right here in Nebraska. You receive immediate notice of any documents scanned into your Nebraska resident agent online account.

As an added service, we also monitor your Nebraska annual report due date and forward you reminders with do-it-yourself links to file your report on time with Nebraska.

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

Yes, there can be ramifications for failing to maintain your registered agent in Nebraska. Penalties may or may not be assessed. The Nebraska Secretary of State may revoke your corporate or LLC legal status if you fail to maintain your registered agent.