California Tax Power of Attorney (Form FTB 3520)

The California Tax Power of Attorney (Form FTB 3520) can be used by any taxpayer in the state who believes that it would be beneficial to delegate one or more taxation matters to another individual or entity. The State of California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) provides this particular form to allow an individual to authorize an Attorney-in-Fact to receive confidential information and represent them before the Board. Taxpayers should note that the authority granted will generally expire six (6) years after they file the form.


State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Powers of Attorney

Signing Requirements – The State of California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) only demands the signature of the Principal on any California Tax Power of Attorney (Form FTB 3520) submitted to them.