Alaska State Tax Power of Attorney | Form 775

The Alaska State Tax Power of Attorney (Form 775) is completed by Alaskan taxpayers looking to appoint an Attorney-in-Fact (agent) to handle their state tax filing. The document can give elected agents permission to sign waivers, collect checks, execute closing agreements, delegate authority, or any other tax-related responsibility the taxpayer wishes to grant. The form does not need to be completed in the presence of a witness or Notary Public.

For the form to be valid in Alaska, the principal will have to enter the following information into the document:

  • Principal’s EIN or SSN number
  • Telephone number
  • Taxpayer name (principal)
  • Full mailing address
  • How the principal identifies themself (individual, partnership, LLC, etc.)
  • Contact information of the appointee(s)
  • Strike-out any powers that do not apply – VERY IMPORTANT
  • Whether tax forms should be sent to the principal or agent
  • Dated signature of the principal, their title (if applicable), and printed name
  • Dated signature(s) of the representative(s) (agents)

State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws: Ch. 13 “Protection of Minors and Incapacitated Persons and Their Property”

Signing Requirements: The government department which handles tax-related Power of Attorney arrangements, the Alaska Department of Revenue, only requires the principal’s signature upon the form. Neither a Notary Public nor witnesses are required to be present.