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Tax Commission Eyes Universal Power of Attorney For State Filing

April 20, 2022, 11:42 PM

The Multistate Tax Commission will explore whether it should create a universal power of attorney process for the filing of state sales and income tax returns.

The commission, during a Wednesday meeting in Albuquerque, N.M., signaled it is open to an exploratory process that could lead to a single power of attorney form acceptable across potentially dozens of states. States currently maintain independent power of attorney forms and processes that aren’t recognized across state lines.

  • In response to a request from business taxpayers and tax compliance companies, commission general counsel Nancy Prosser said the agency would survey the states ...