Tax Tip #14 for Tax Professionals – Accessing your client’s tax information

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The Minnesota Department of Revenue can disclose confidential client information to you if you have power of attorney for your client.

How do I get power of attorney for my clients?

Do any of the following:

We will not accept power of attorney forms (including Form REV184) with revision dates of October 2012 or earlier.

How long does my power of attorney last?


Power of Attorney Expires

Form REV184i

Form REV184b

Federal Form 2848­

When revoked or the client passes away

Form REV185i

Form REV185b

Once the information has been released

Form M1 Checkbox

When the return is processed, one year from the return’s due date, or one year from its received date, whichever is later


How do I change or remove an existing power of attorney?

You or your client can change or cancel it. Submit Form REV184r, Revocation of Power of Attorney, to revoke an existing power of attorney.