WYOMING REGISTERED AGENT
What is the role of a registered agent in Wyoming? If you are planning to form a Wyoming Corporation or LLC or any other business entity, then a registered agent will accept important business related mail and legal documents on behalf of the LLC or corporation.
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Do I need a Registered Agent for my Wyoming Business?
Why would you require a registered agent in a state that has low sales tax, and no corporate or individual income tax? The business climate and regulatory environment have an impact on the performance of a business but a Wyoming registered agent plays the role of ensuring that a business is able to get a strong footing in the state in order to reap the benefits of a good business climate and strong regulatory environment.
Why Do I need a Registered Agent in Wyoming?
The corporate or LLC laws in most of the states in the U.S including the State of Wyoming, requires each and every business entity formed or registered in the state, to designate as well as maintain a “registered agent” in the public records of that state. Is there a law in Wyoming that requires businesses to maintain a registered agent?
The 2015 Wyoming Code, WY Stat § 17-16-501 (1997 through Reg Sess) for a business corporation and WY Stat § 17-29-113(2015) for a limited liability company enables a Wyoming registered agent to facilitate service of process. The Wyoming code also indicates that business entities need to have a registered office and this is possible through maintaining a registered agent.
Of course, you may have the question, what happens if you do not maintain a registered agent in Wyoming? Failure to maintain a registered agent in the state can lead to administrative dissolution although the office of the Secretary of State will notify you of the same, 60 days in advance. It is also important to know that the articles of organization contain a registered agent information disclosure form and failure to choose an agent and provide agent information can lead to rejection of the LLC registration form.
IncParadise is a top-tier registered agent that specializes in providing registered agent services in Wyoming by becoming the primary “point of contact” between a business entity and the Secretary of State. Being your primary “point of contact” ensures we are able to oversee and manage a variety of requirements for different types of business entities. We can help you with the business formation or incorporation processes, however if you require filing of any other documentation ordered by you like an annual report then don’t worry! We have you covered! Just opt for our additional services and we will take care of the rest.
What Does My Wyoming Registered Agent Do?
According to a report by the U.S. Small Business Administration – Office of Advocacy, 65,462 small businesses were established in the third quarter of 2017. IncParadise, one of the foremost registered agent Wyoming has been instrumental in setting up several such small businesses in the state and have also been responsible for helping foreign businesses to register in the state.
The reason why the Wyoming Statutes require businesses to designate a registered agent is that it accomplishes several objectives. The objectives are:
A Registered Agent Receives Business Related Notices
One of the important registered agent services in Wyoming is receiving a wide variety of business notices from the office of the secretary of the state. The notices can vary and one of the most common notices is regarding the timely filing of the Annual report form and Annual Report (AR) Worksheet. The Wyoming secretary of state will directly notify or call your registered agent prior to the filing period. The registered agent will always be on the forefront when it comes to notifying you regarding the filing time or informing you about late fee or penalties as applicable. Check our Wyoming Annual Report Services.
A Registered Agent Receives Legal Notices
One of the important objectives that a Wyoming registered agent achieves is receiving legal notices from the state. The registered agent will be like the first point of contact and hence protect you and your business from anyone filing suits against your company.
A Registered Agent Gets Business Related Mails
The Wyoming secretary of state may have questions pertaining to any business entity or towards their incorporation or formation. These questions will be redirected to the registered agent in Wyoming instead of the business entity.
If you are planning to register your business in the state of Wyoming, we at IncParadise provide registered agent services in Wyoming that are objective oriented and are meant to ensure you can devote time and energy to business growth instead of dealing with paperwork. Get to know what additional services IncParadise offers.
Can I be my own Registered Agent or Choose a Professional Registered Agent for my Wyoming Business?
An individual can act as their own registered agent although this rule varies from one state to another. In the state of Wyoming, the options are:
Individuals as Registered Agent
In the state of Wyoming, an individual is allowed to act as a registered agent for their own business entity if they are at least 18 years of age, are residing in the state or have a physical address in the state according to the Wyoming Secretary of State, Business Division.
As a registered agent in Wyoming, you will need to be available during business hours through the week, and you will be required to accept as well as sign any notifications or legal documents sent by the state. It is important to understand that a government official or sheriff can visit the physical address provided. The importance of the physical address lies in the fact that legal documents need to be signed especially when a business gets sued.
Hiring a Commercial Registered Agent
The second option is to opt for professional registered agent services in Wyoming pursuant to WY Stat § 17-16-501 (1997 through Reg Sess) for business corporations and WY Stat § 17-29-113 (2015) for a limited liability company. IncParadise, is a state approved registered agent in compliance with the 2011 Wyoming Statutes for business corporations and 2015 Wyoming Code for a limited liability company.
It is important to know that in the state of Wyoming, a registered agent that has represented 10 or more business entities is classified as a commercial registered agent. We have represented more than 10,000 business entities across the US and are in compliance with the commercial agent requirement of the state.
Appointing a Registered Agent for Wyoming?
How do you appoint IncParadise as a registered agent in Wyoming? We have created a step by step approach that will enable you appoint a registered agent with ease.
1. Agent Requirement
A registered agent in the state of Wyoming offers a wide range of services. Alternatively, you can hire an agent if you require a physical address or simply to initiate incorporation or LLC registration. There are two options to choose from:
- Hiring a new Wyoming registered agent
- Change of existing agent in Wyoming
The first step is to identify whether you are planning to hire an agent for the first time in Wyoming or you are planning to change your agent.
2. Choose the Order Form
The next step is to choose the correct order form based on your requirement. The options are:
3. Order process
The third and final step is the order process. Once you have opted for an agent for new business or change of agent, the chosen agent will prepare paperwork for “Registered Agent Acceptance” using the Resident Agent acceptance form through our online system, Entity Management Software, where you will see information about Registered Agent and Number of days till renewal.
Why choose IncParadise as your Wyoming Registered Agent
A registered agent Wyoming like IncParadise not only provides specific services but also ensures our clients receive maximum benefit. The services offered by IncParadise include:
- Fast & Affordable Service – IncParadise provides its clients with an online account, which ensures submissions and renewals, are fast, secure, and affordable. You can opt for our registered agent services in Wyoming today for just $89 for one year.
- Total Compliance – IncParadise is compliant to the Wyoming state laws – W.S 17-28-101 through 17-28-111 and has a physical address in the state.
- Protect Your Privacy – One of the primary objectives of a Wyoming registered agent like IncParadise is to ensure you or your business enjoys complete privacy. We are here to help you avoid any embarrassing situations in front of your esteemed clients especially when state department officials visit office premises or send notices.
- Expert customer service – Do you have any questions pertaining to your business? We will be happy to meet you in the office or answer all your questions through the phone (888) 284-3821 or e-mail email@example.com. We will have an expert talk you through any questions you may have regarding change of agent, forming your business, requirements of the state, relocation, forms and fees, incorporation or registration, and much more.
Can I change my current Registered Agent in Wyoming to IncParadise?
Yes. It is a simple procedure. All you have to do is fill up and submit the “Change of Registered Agent Online Order” form. The Order process is as follows:
- We will prepare and sign paperwork for the Registered Agent Change.
- You can then sign and mail the Registered Agent Change form to the Secretary of State.
- We will email you the exact instructions as well as our address.
- A one-time fee of $65.00 is payable directly to the office of the Secretary of State for filing the change of Agent. You just have to include the fee along with the signed form.
Frequently Asked Questions about Registered Agent Service
Do all businesses require registered agent services in Wyoming?
Businesses that are registered with the state of Wyoming especially legal entities like LLCs, partnerships, and profit corporations will require a registered agent. A registered agent is also known as an agent of process or statutory agent in many states.
What is included in registered agent services in Wyoming?
Registered agent services in Wyoming include:
- Accepting any legal service and forwarding it to the business entity and this includes quick or on-time notification regarding any legal service (summons, subpoenas).
- Facilitate the forwarding of official or legal documents sent by the Secretary of State
- Provide a consolidated account showing all your businesses in every state.
- Highly secure online account access, and email notifications
- Ensuring avoidance of late fee or penalty using state-of-the-art technology for tracking due dates for all your businesses.
- Access to account allowing you to easily order renewals or additional services
- Free upload and storage of your state filings, corporation documents, and company minutes
Can a company use its Registered Agent’s address as its own business address?
A company or business entity cannot use a Registered Agent’s address as their own unless the Wyoming registered agent specifically permits a business entity to do so. In such a scenario, the business or registered agent will have to file proper paperwork with the U.S. Postal Service.
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What is a Registered Agent, and why do I need one?
The main objective of a registered agent Wyoming is to help maintain a continuous presence in the state where the business entity was initially formed. This holds true for both domestic and foreign business entities. A registered agent provides a physical, which plays a key role in a situation where-in a business entity is involved in litigation.
In the state of Wyoming, a registered agent by law is required to keep a copy of the Articles of Organization, Articles of Incorporation, and Certificate of Authority, a copy of the corporate bylaws, stock ledger of the business entity, and a statement that provides the name and address of the actual custodian of the stock ledger.
As my registered agent, can IncParadise file annual reports or annual lists?
Wyoming is one of the many states where online filing as well as submission through mail is available. We offer online filing service for annual reports for all states, which will help you to meet the annual reporting requirements of the state of Wyoming and ensure you avoid penalty or revocation of business license. File Wyoming Annual Report Online.
What do I need to do if I do my own filings for business registration or incorporation and only need a Registered Agent Information?
If you plan to file incorporation or business registration documents then simply email or fax us the documents to us. We will fill out the Wyoming registered agent information, sign it, and send them back to you for filing.
How can I change my Registered Agent?
All you have to do is fill out the Change of Registered Agent form for the state of Wyoming and submit it with the office of the Secretary of State. If you are signing up for our registered agent services in Wyoming then our in-house expert will help in streamlining the process for you.
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