Michigan Tax Power of Attorney (Form 151)

Officially named the Authorized Representative Declaration, a Michigan Tax Power of Attorney (Form 151) is a document that represents a taxpayer’s decision to appoint a representative to the Michigan Department of Treasury. Fundamentally, it authorizes the representative to act on the taxpayer’s behalf before the Department to carry out the tax-related matters they specify. Moreover, it signifies the taxpayer’s consent for the Department to communicate with the representative when necessary.

State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Estates and Protected Individuals Code

Signing Requirements – The Department of Treasury requires the taxpayer to sign their name to Form 151. If the taxpayer’s spouse will also be party to the POA, they will also need to sign the form.