Form 2848A Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative - Alabama

Form 2848A or the "Power Of Attorney And Declaration Of Representative" is a form issued by the Alabama Department of Revenue.

The form was last revised in September 1, 2018 and is available for digital filing. Download an up-to-date fillable Form 2848A in PDF-format down below or look it up on the Alabama Department of Revenue Forms website.

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848A
Power of Attorney
Clear Form
(REV. 9/18)
and Declaration of Representative
NOTE:  If you have questions concerning the completion of this form, please refer to the instructions for Federal
Form 2848 (revised March 2012). Alabama Form 2848A is very similar to the federal form.
CAUTION: A separate Form 2848A should be completed for each taxpayer.
PART I – POWER OF ATTORNEY
1  TAXPAYER INFORMATION
TAXPAYER NAME AND ADDRESS (Please Type or Print)
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
DAYTIME TELEPHONE NUMBER
(
)
Hereby appoint(s) the following representative(s) as attorney(s)-in-fact:
2  REPRESENTATIVE(S) (Please Type or Print) Must sign and date this form on page 2, part II. By designating a representative
in Part I, Section 2, the taxpayer authorizes the Department to discuss or share information specifically listed in Part I, Section 3 with
the authorized representative. All official correspondence from the Department will be sent to the taxpayer. It will be the taxpayer’s
responsibility to distribute document(s) to their representative.
NAME AND ADDRESS
TELEPHONE NUMBER
(
)
FAX NUMBER
(
)
NAME AND ADDRESS
TELEPHONE NUMBER
(
)
FAX NUMBER
(
)
NAME AND ADDRESS
TELEPHONE NUMBER
(
)
FAX NUMBER
(
)
To represent the taxpayer before the Alabama Department of Revenue for the following tax matters:
3  TAX MATTERS
TYPE OF TAX (Individual, Corporate, Sales, etc.)
TAX FORM NUMBER (40, 20C, 41, 65, etc.)
YEAR(S) or PERIOD(S)
4  ACTS AUTHORIZED
Unless otherwise provided below, the representatives generally are authorized to receive and inspect confidential tax information
and to perform any and all acts that I can perform with respect to the tax matters described on line 3, for example, the authority to
sign any agreements, consents, or other documents. The representative(s), however, is (are) not authorized to receive or negotiate
any amounts paid to the client in connection with this representation (including refunds by either electronic means or paper
checks). Additionally, unless the appropriate box(es) below are checked, the representative(s) is (are) not authorized to execute a
request for disclosure of tax returns or return information to a third party, substitute another representative or add additional
representatives, or sign certain tax returns.
Disclosure to third parties;  
Substitute or add representative(s);   
Sign a return; __________________________________
EXCEPTIONS
List any specific deletions to the acts otherwise authorized in this power of attorney: _______________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
FORM
A
D
R
LABAmA
ePARTmenT of
evenUe
848A
Power of Attorney
Clear Form
(REV. 9/18)
and Declaration of Representative
NOTE:  If you have questions concerning the completion of this form, please refer to the instructions for Federal
Form 2848 (revised March 2012). Alabama Form 2848A is very similar to the federal form.
CAUTION: A separate Form 2848A should be completed for each taxpayer.
PART I – POWER OF ATTORNEY
1  TAXPAYER INFORMATION
TAXPAYER NAME AND ADDRESS (Please Type or Print)
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
DAYTIME TELEPHONE NUMBER
(
)
Hereby appoint(s) the following representative(s) as attorney(s)-in-fact:
2  REPRESENTATIVE(S) (Please Type or Print) Must sign and date this form on page 2, part II. By designating a representative
in Part I, Section 2, the taxpayer authorizes the Department to discuss or share information specifically listed in Part I, Section 3 with
the authorized representative. All official correspondence from the Department will be sent to the taxpayer. It will be the taxpayer’s
responsibility to distribute document(s) to their representative.
NAME AND ADDRESS
TELEPHONE NUMBER
(
)
FAX NUMBER
(
)
NAME AND ADDRESS
TELEPHONE NUMBER
(
)
FAX NUMBER
(
)
NAME AND ADDRESS
TELEPHONE NUMBER
(
)
FAX NUMBER
(
)
To represent the taxpayer before the Alabama Department of Revenue for the following tax matters:
3  TAX MATTERS
TYPE OF TAX (Individual, Corporate, Sales, etc.)
TAX FORM NUMBER (40, 20C, 41, 65, etc.)
YEAR(S) or PERIOD(S)
4  ACTS AUTHORIZED
Unless otherwise provided below, the representatives generally are authorized to receive and inspect confidential tax information
and to perform any and all acts that I can perform with respect to the tax matters described on line 3, for example, the authority to
sign any agreements, consents, or other documents. The representative(s), however, is (are) not authorized to receive or negotiate
any amounts paid to the client in connection with this representation (including refunds by either electronic means or paper
checks). Additionally, unless the appropriate box(es) below are checked, the representative(s) is (are) not authorized to execute a
request for disclosure of tax returns or return information to a third party, substitute another representative or add additional
representatives, or sign certain tax returns.
Disclosure to third parties;  
Substitute or add representative(s);   
Sign a return; __________________________________
EXCEPTIONS
List any specific deletions to the acts otherwise authorized in this power of attorney: _______________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
FORM 2848A (REV. 9/18)
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5  RETENTION / REVOCATION OF PRIOR POWER(S) OF ATTORNEY
The filing of this power of attorney automatically revokes all earlier power(s) of attorney on file with the Alabama
Department of Revenue for the same tax matters and years or periods covered by this document. If you do not want
to revoke a prior power of attorney, check here. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6  SIGNATURE OF TAXPAYER
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If a tax matter concerns a year in which a joint return was filed, the husband and wife must each file a separate power of attorney
even if the same representative(s) is (are) being appointed. If signed by a corporate officer, partner, guardian, tax matters partner,
executor, receiver, administrator, or trustee on behalf of the taxpayer, I certify that I have the authority to execute this form on
behalf of the taxpayer.
If this power of attorney is not signed and dated, it will be returned to the taxpayer.
SIGNATURE
DATE
TITLE (If Applicable)
PRINT NAME
PART II – DECLARATION OF REPRESENTATIVE
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that:
• I am not currently under suspension or disbarment from practice before the Internal Revenue Service;
• I am aware of regulations contained in Treasury Department Circular no. 230 (31 CfR, Part 10), as amended, concerning the
practice of attorneys, certified public accountants, enrolled agents, enrolled actuaries, and others;
• I am authorized to represent the taxpayer identified in Part I for the tax matter(s) specified there; and
• I am one of the following:
a. Attorney – a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of the jurisdiction shown below.
b. Certified Public Accountant – duly qualified to practice as a certified public accountant in the jurisdiction shown below.
c. enrolled Agent – enrolled as an agent under the requirements of Treasury Department Circular no. 230.
d. officer – a bona fide officer of the taxpayer’s organization.
e. full-Time employee – a full-time employee of the taxpayer.
f. family member – a member of the taxpayer’s immediate family (i.e., spouse, parent, child, brother, or sister).
g. enrolled Actuary – enrolled as an actuary by the Joint Board for the enrollment of Actuaries under 29 U.S.C. 1242 (the
authority to practice before the Service is limited by section 10.3(d)(1) of Treasury Department Circular no. 230).
h. Unenrolled Return Preparer – an unenrolled return preparer under section 10.7(c)(1)(viii) of Treasury Department Circular
no. 230.
i. Registered Tax Return Preparer – registered as a tax return preparer under the requirements of section 10.4 of Circular 230.
Your authority to practice before the Internal Revenue Service is limited. You must have been eligible to sign the return under
examination and have signed the return. See Notice 2011-6 and Special rules for registered tax return preparers and
unenrolled and return preparers in the instructions.
j. Student Attorney or CPA – receives permission to practice before the IRS by virtue of his/her status as a law, business, or
accounting student working in LITC or STCP under section 10.7(d) of Circular 230. See instructions for Part II for additional
information and requirements.
k. enrolled Retirement Plan Agent – enrolled as a retirement plan agent under the requirements of Circular 230 (the authority to
practice before the Internal Revenue Service is limited by section 10.3(e)).
If this declaration of representative is not signed and dated, the power of attorney will be returned.
Note: For designations d-f, enter your title, position, or relationship to the taxpayer in the “jurisdiction” column.
DESIGNATION – INSERT
JURISDICTION (State) or
SIGNATURE
DATE
ABOVE LETTER (a-k)
ENROLLMENT CARD NO.

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