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Monday, April 16, 2012
The IRS’s recently updated version of Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative (Rev. March 2012), presents several traps for taxpayers and practitioners alike:
The new version of the form also reflects the limitations on authority to practice before the IRS under Circular 230 imposed on registered tax return preparers and un-enrolled return preparers.(Form 2848 and instructions are available on the IRS’s website at http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f2848.pdf) Kenneth S. Savell, J.D. LL.M (Tax)IRS Practice and Procedure Group
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