Virtually all business entities are required to appoint and maintain a registered agent, which is required to have a physical address in the state of formation or qualification. Once named, the designated registered agent provides a variety of services, such as accepting and forwarding important legal and tax documents (annual report filings, bi-annual filings, etc.). While the appointed agent may be an individual member of the corporation, there are some important factors you’ll want to consider before you decide to go that route. If you’ve been asking yourself, “Do I really need a registered agent?” then you need to check out the following infographic. Oh, and you can download a PDF version here.