A registered agent is a business or individual who serves as a company’s representative. They are typically tasked with accepting documents on the LLC’s behalf, including official government correspondence. This can include service of process notices, tax information, communication from the Department of Commerce, and notices of lawsuits. A Utah Registered Agent acts as a middle-man, as it is their job to see that members of the LLC receive these documents.
Utah Registered Agent Requirements For an Individual
According to the Utah Department of Commerce, there are a few requirements for those looking to serve as a registered agent. One option that companies have is to find an individual to serve as a registered agent.
- The agent must be at least 18 years old
- The individual must be a resident of Utah
- The individual must provide a physical mailing address and be present at this address during regular business hours
Utah Registered Agent Requirements For a Company
Utah businesses also have the option of choosing a third-party company to serve as their registered agent.
- The company must be authorized to conduct business in the state of Utah
- The company must have a physical mailing address in the state and be present at this address during regular business hours
DoMyLLC Can Serve As Your Utah Registered Agent
It’s critical that new business owners find a registered agent upon who they can trust and rely. At DoMyLLC, we offer Utah registered agent services to those looking to file as an LLC or corporation in the state of Utah. When hiring us to serve as a registered agent, business owners can rest assured that they are receiving reliable, professional services, including:
- A physical address in the state of Utah, meeting requirements set forth by the Department of Commerce’s Office.
- An office available during business hours from Monday through Friday. We can accept all legal correspondence for a company.
- A secure online account where business owners can manage your documents.
- An innovative management system design making it easier than ever for business owners to handle all legal correspondence, even if they’re not in the state.
- A compliance reminder system that informs business owners when annual report filings are due, ensuring they never miss a deadline.
- A compliance calendar, which is an easy-to-view method that allows owner to track when annual reports are due.
- A vast document library that includes both state and internal paperwork for Corporations and LLCs
- Links to state and government agencies
- Unlimited document storage
If businesses in Utah miss important deadlines, such as annual report filings, they could be subject to harsh penalties. When hiring DoMyLLC as a Utah registered agent, business owners can trust that their information will be uploaded to the online management system immediately upon delivery and that they will never miss an important deadline. DoMyLLC allows business owners to focus on running their business instead of having to burden themselves with compliance paperwork.
How To Change Your Utah Registered Agent
If you are a business owner in the state of Utah who is not satisfied with the registered agent currently representing your company, it’s possible that you can make a change.
- Hire a New Agent – Before Utah business owners can remove their existing registered agent, they must first secure a new registered agent. When filing Change of Agent paperwork, the state requires businesses to include information about the new agent, including their name address. Having this information on hand before you attempt to file the paperwork will make the process much quicker.
- File the Required Change of Agent Paperwork with the Utah Department of Commerce – Upon securing a new registered agent, companies must submit this Change of Agent form or they can make this update when submitting their annual report. Business owners must type into the Change of Agent form directly, as the state of Utah does not allow hand-written submissions. After completing the document, you can either submit it electronically or print the form and mail it to the Department of Commerce.
- ay the Filing Fee – No matter what type of business is filing the paperwork the cost is $15. This fee is non-refundable.
State Filing Fees
Utah business owners must pay attention to filing fees when submitting paperwork to the state’s Division of Corporations and Commercial Code. Failure to include the correct payment will likely result in the state rejecting your submission, resulting in costly delays. Business owners can follow the tables below to ensure they pay the exact amount when filing.
|Entity Type||State Fee Registered Agent Change|
|Domestic Utah Corporation||$15|
|Domestic Utah Limited Liability Company||$15|
|Domestic Utah Non-Profit Corporations||$15|
|Domestic & Foreign Partnerships (LP, LLP, LLLP)||$15|
|Foreign Non-Profit Corporations||$15|
|Foreign Limited Liability Companies||$15|
|Corporation Entity Type||State Fee for Formation|
|Domestic Utah Corporation||$72|
|Domestic Utah Non-Profit Corporation||$32|
|Foreign Corporation Qualification||$72|
|Foreign Non-Profit Corporation||$32|
|LLC Entity Type||State Fee for Formation|
|Domestic Utah Limited Liability Company||$72|
|Domestic Utah Partnerships||$72|
|Foreign Limited Liability Company Qualification||$42-$72|
|Foreign Partnership Qualification||$72|