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Filing a Tax Return When Deployed

Your tax return must be signed to be valid. If you are married, then you and your spouse must both sign the return. However, if you are deployed, there are other options. If your spouse has a valid power of attorney to attach with the return, then he or she can sign for you. You can also use IRS Form 2848. Power of Attorney (IRS Form 2848) This form is used to grant a Power of Attor more...

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Interactive Form - General Power of Attorney

This easy to use interactive form will produce a sample General Power of Attorney form. A Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal way to have a person act on your behalf. The POA gives someone else the right to act on your behalf on matters more...

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Interactive Form - Power of Attorney for Minor

This easy-to-use interactive form will produce a sample Power of Attorney for Minor document that can be used for a caregiver of a minor child that is not the custodial parent or legal guardian. more...

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Military Power of Attorney

Overview A Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal way to have a person act on your behalf. The POA gives someone else the right to act on your behalf on matters that you list in the POA. If you are the person that gives the authority to someone to act on your behalf, then you are the principal. The person who you give the right to act on your behalf is called the agent.   The power to act on your behalf can be very specific to a certain task or the more...

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Wills, Powers of Attorneys and Estate Planning

The Armed Forces Legal Assistance site includes good self-help information on these topics - with special focus on the needs of servicemembers being deployed. You may need to add a security exception to your browser in order to access the site. more...

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