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Individual Tax Return
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate

 

Request for Transcript of Tax Returns
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Installment Agreement Request
Wage and Tax Statement

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EP Examination Process Guide - Section 3 - Initiation of an Examination - Forms and Publications

These forms and publications discuss who can represent a taxpayer before the IRS and what forms and documents are used to authorize a person to represent a taxpayer.

Forms:

  • Form 2848 - Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative
    Use Form 2848 to authorize an individual to represent you before the IRS. The individual you authorize must be a person eligible to practice before the IRS.


  • Form 8821 - Tax Information Authorization
    Form 8821 authorizes any individual, corporation, firm, organization, or partnership you designate to inspect and/or receive your confidential information in any office of the IRS for the type of tax and the years or periods you list on Form 8821.

Publications:

  • Publication 947 - Practice Before the IRS and Power of Attorney
    This publication discusses who can represent a taxpayer before the IRS and what forms or documents are used to authorize a person to represent a taxpayer.

  • Publication 4019 - Third Party Authorizations
    There are various methods by which third parties may be granted authority to assist taxpayers in resolving tax issues. Publication 4019 contains a chart that identifies the products available for addressing a taxpayer's specific needs and the means of submitting an authorization. All of the products allow for the exchange of information with the IRS for purposes of resolving a tax issue.