An important partner for your business is your commercial registered agent. Accumera, provides your company with a physical address for which your company can receive service of process and any state tax and annual report filing notices. A registered agent is required if you are not a resident of the state where you are conducting business or if you do not wish to publicly list yourself as the registered agent. Each year you will need to pay your registered agent for their services. You should also keep them up to date with your current contact information, so they can reach out to you if needed. Failure to maintain a registered agent could result in your company becoming inactive and void with the respective state in which you are doing business.