Form 2848

Form 2848

A form that a person files with the IRS to give another party the power to represent that person before the IRS. For example, one may file Form 2848 to ask a volunteer at a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic to act as a liaison between that individual and the IRS.
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In fact, the instructions to the Form 2848 indicate that the IRS will not record on the CAF system (an identification number that the IRS assigns to representatives) future tax years or periods listed that exceed three years from December 31 of the year that the IRS receives the POA.
Under these provisions, the return must be accompanied by either (1) Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative, or other power of attorney authorizing the agent to represent the person in making, executing, or filing the return; (2) a signed statement containing specified information and confirming that the incapacitated spouse consents to the signing of the return; or (3) a request by the taxpayer for a determination by the IRS that good cause exists for permitting the agent to submit the return.
The instructions also provide guidance on the preparation of the power of attorney and declaration of representative, Form 2848, in connection with Form 8971 and Schedule(s) A.
However, even when the person for whom a return is being filed is a disabled spouse, the regulations require the person who is claiming to be the duly authorized agent to include with the return (1) Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative, or a power of attorney authorizing the agent to represent the taxpayer in making, executing, or filing the return; (2) a statement signed by the spouse who is signing the return confirming that the incapacitated spouse consents to the signing of the return; or (3) a request for permission from, and determination made by, the appropriate IRS district director that good cause exists for permitting an agent to submit the return (Regs.
Post-merger, Officer One signed a Form 2848 (power of attorney) in Corporation As name as Corporation As president.
Providers must complete and submit IRS Form 8655, Reporting Agent Authorization, or Form 2848, Power of Attorney (POA), for each client before submitting electronic federal tax payments or enrollments.
230 leads the students through rules of practice, as well as implementation of these rules by providing various exhibits, including the ever-popular Form 2848.
4) File powers of attorney and tax authorizations Complete IRS Form 8821 and IRS Form 2848 and send them to the IRS prior to seeing a tax preparer.
Persons With Respect To Certain Foreign Corporations, does this Form 2848 also cover the civil penalty associated with that IIR, thus allowing the IRS to discuss the IIR penalty with the designated representative?
Nonetheless, it is advisable for the parent to sign Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative, to authorize the child to prepare and sign tax returns, negotiate refund checks, and perform other tax-related actions on behalf of the parent.
The complexity of tax laws and problems in dealing with the IRS require tax practitioners to rely on Form 2848 more frequently.
A requesting authorized person must also include documents demonstrating the person's authority to receive the requested tax return information, such as Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative, or Form 8821, Tax Information Authorization, unless: