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SD EForm - 1285
Power of Attorney
South Dakota Department of Revenue
445 E. Capitol Ave | Pierre, SD 57501-3185 | 1-800-TAX-9188
Please fill out this form if you have an accounting firm or reporting service compile your tax applica-
tions andreturns for you.
Licensee’s are required to file returns/application and pay taxes/fees as they are owed. They are also re-
quired to accept and respond to various types of official communications with the Department of Revenue.
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 de-
partment, 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 THE PRESENT, that the undersigned principal and licensee has made and
appointed,and does hereby make and appoint (Firm’s Name)
Or agents or employees, with the offices at (Mailing Address)
to act as Attorney-in-Fact for the undersigned, who makes this appointment either personally or in an autho-
rized 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.
To prepare, sign and file with the Department of Revenue 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.
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 ofRevenue.
To take legal notice of all Notices of Intent to Audit.
To present to officials of the Department of Revenue all records requested to be inspected.
To cooperate and assist all officials of the Department of Revenue while they are conducting all
To take legal notice of all Certificates of Assessment.