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Info About Your Tennessee Registered Agent

Let me tell you about registered agent service in Tennessee.

Define a registered agent?

A registered agent, sometimes referred to as a resident agent, is a company with a physical location in Tennessee who is responsible for accepting legal notices on behalf of your business. Your registered agent must be available and present during normal business hours.

Briefly, who can be a registered agent?

Your Tennessee resident agent should be a business entity or person who is a legitimate citizen of Tennessee. They must be available to receive service of process during regular business hours. Tennessee registered agents have to furnish a legal, office address within the state.

How does my company benefit from having a registered agent in Tennessee?

Businesses in Tennessee benefit in many ways by designating a registered agent. Most importantly, designating a statutory agent keeps your business entity in compliance with Tennessee state code. With as your Tennessee registered agent, anytime you receive any legal notification, service of process, annual report notification or letter – we accept those on your behalf. Within minutes, we’re uploading your files into your client account. You’ll receive instant notification of any files we upload into your registered agent account. In addition, we also keep an eye on your Tennessee filing deadlines and email you reminders with how-to links so you can complete your paperwork before it’s due with the State of Tennessee.

Are there any restrictions or requirements I should know about my resident agent?

There are not many requirements regarding who can be your registered agent here. Specifically, the entity or person acting as your registered agent must be available and located at a physical street address within Tennessee during normal business hours. They will be responsible to accept all legal and tax-related documents, annual report forms, litigation (service of process) documents, etc., on your behalf. It is important that you designate a reputable company, such as when you’re choosing your Tennessee registered agent.