ACCOUNTING OR REPORTING FIRM AUTHORIZATION FORM/RESPONSIBLE PARTY
South Dakota Department of Revenue & Regulation
Division of Motor Vehicles
445 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, South Dakota 57501-3185
PLEASE FILL OUT THIS FORM IF YOU HAVE AN ACCOUNTING FIRM OR REPORTING SERVICE
COMPILE YOUR APPLICATIONS AND RETURNS FOR YOU.
Licensees are required to file returns/application and pay taxes/fees as it is owed. They are also required to
accept and respond to various types of official communications with the Department of Revenue & Regulation.
If a licensee prefers an Accounting or Reporting firm to fulfill these responsibilities, this authorization form is
to be completed. This is a privilege extended to the licensee which requires special handling by the department,
therefore, such action will not be considered unless this form is properly completed and placed on file with the
department. However, the completion of this form does not relieve the licensee of the legal obligations associated
with a particular license. The licensee is ultimately responsible for the payment of the tax/fee as well as all acts and
omissions of the stated Accounting or Reporting firm.
POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENT, that the undersigned principal and licensee has made and appointed,
and does hereby make and appoint (Firms Name)
or agents or employees, with the offices at (Mailing Address) _________________________________________
_______________________________________________ (Phone Number) _____________________________
to act as Attorney-in-Fact for the undersigned, who makes this appointment either personally or in an authorized
representative capacity on behalf of a principal partnership, corporation, or other entity; this power of attorney
shall be limited to the following specific purposes involving the South Dakota license(s) indicated:
To prepare, sign and file applications with the Department of Revenue & Regulation.
To prepare, sign and file with the Department of Revenue & Regulation periodic tax returns or reports
as required by South Dakota law.
To collect refunds owed to the principal by the State of South Dakota.
To take legal notice of all delinquencies, cancellation listings and official mailings prepared and sent
by the Department of Revenue & Regulation.
To take legal notice of all tax rate/fee changes.
To preserve all records required to be kept by the principal for the statutory period of time.
To respond to communications when such responses are requested by the Department of Revenue &
To take legal notice of all Notices of Intent to Audit.
To present to officials of the Department of Revenue & Regulation all records requested to be
To cooperate and assist all officials of the Department of Revenue & Regulation while they are
conducting all audits.
To take legal notice of all Certificates of Assessment.
This Power of Attorney shall be effective upon receipt thereof by the Department of Revenue & Regulation and
shall continue until cancelled by filing with the Department an instrument properly executed and reciting such