A Wyoming Registered Agent serves as a vital point of contact for legal and official documents for your business—learn why having one is crucial for your company's compliance and operations.
Before you form a limited liability company (LLC) in Wyoming, you’ll need to appoint a registered agent. But what is a registered agent? What are they required to do, and who can be one? Read on to learn more about Wyoming registered agent services LLC.
A registered agent is an individual or business that is designated by the LLC members (owners) to receive important legal documents on behalf of the company. This position is needed in order to ensure that the right people within an LLC are notified in person when there are time-sensitive events, such as the service of process for lawsuits. The agent also receives important notices from the state, such as garnishment notices against employees, notices of the annual report due dates, and tax notifications, and relays them to the LLC owners.
The duties and requirements of the registered agent are found in Wyoming Statutes § 17-28-101. These say LLCs will have and continuously maintain a registered agent and registered office within the state. The address must be a street location, not a P.O. box or mailbox service. The registered agent may be one of the following:
At first you may think that the easiest option is to be your own registered agent, but there are some good reasons to instead use a registered agent service instead, such as:
You’re required to name your registered agent or registered agent service when you complete the official paperwork with the state to form your LLC, so you need to make that decision before you begin that process. Always be sure to inform whomever you’re appointing and get their permission before making them a registered agent.
Registered agents in Wyoming, occasionally known as corporate agents, are important to your business. Our Wyoming registered agent service can help – just click the Start Now button above. We can serve as your registered agent, so you can focus on running your business.
Disclaimer: The content on this page is for information purposes only and does not constitute legal, tax, or accounting advice. If you have specific questions about any of these topics, seek the counsel of a licensed professional.
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