Illinois Tax Power of Attorney Form (IL-2848)

The Illinois Tax Power of Attorney (Form IL-2848) provides taxpayers with two choices regarding the powers they wish to grant their Representative, who they wish to act on their behalf for tax matters:

  • A General Appointment: Grants the Representative full power of attorney to perform any act that they “can and may perform.”
  • Specific Appointment: Grants the Representative power of attorney to receive and discuss with the Department confidential information for the tax matters listed and to perform the additional acts indicated in the form.

State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Illinois Power of Attorney Act

Signing Requirements – It is a requirement of the Illinois Department of Revenue that the taxpayer and their Representative both sign Form IL-2848.