Distributed by the Department of Revenue, a Power of Attorney form is a written authorization executed by you (the taxpayer) in order for a representative to handle certain tasks on your behalf, and to receive and inspect designated tax-related information for you. A Power of Attorney form handles both your tax and credit matters, whether you are an individual or part of a partnership or a corporation. Note that a Power of Attorney form is not necessarily required for a receiver, a guardian, a trustee, an executor or an administrator of an estate, or a court-appointed representative.
There are several parts of a Power of Attorney form that require your attention. Below, find the fields you need to fill out and what information is needed.
There are five parties and/or instances that require the completion of a Power of Attorney form, including: individuals, corporations or partnerships, trusts, estates and other entities. Have the following information handy:
In addition to the required form fields, you must also have information available regarding several parties, which include: