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IRS Updates Power of Attorney Form; Can’t be Filed Electronically

Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Fred Carter

IRS Updates Power of Attorney Form; Can’t be Filed Electronically

The IRS has issued revised versions of Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative, and its Instructions. Practitioners are reminded that Form 2848 must now be filed on paper or sent to the IRS by fax because of the discontinuance of the IRS Disclosure Authorization Program. Until October 2013, the Disclosure Authorization Program allowed for electronic input of Form 2848, among other things. On June 5, 2013, IRS announced the end of the program.