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It is not uncommon for an elder lawyer to have sick or disabled clients. Yet these clients often need to file income tax returns. Who can sign a tax return if the client cannot? For a joint income tax return, the filing (well) spouse can sign for the disabled spouse by simply signing the disabled spouse’s name and adding...
It seems that each time the IRS “improves” its Power of Attorney form (Form 2848) they make it more difficult for practitioners. The latest revision is dated 3-2012. Fortunately, forms submitted prior to the new form being issued are still acceptable.
In September 2012 the Treasury issued proposed changes to Circular 230, the rules governing practice before the IRS. Final regulations were finally issued, effective June 12, 2014. Here were changes and clarification in multiple areas. They include: