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Tax Professional: How to Add a Representative on an Active Power of Attorney (POA) Declaration

To Add a Representative on an Active POA Declaration online, log in to MyFTB and follow the “How To” instructions below. If, once you’re logged into MyFTB, you need help with the page you’re on, select the “?” in the upper right corner of that particular page.

Note: You must have the “Add representative(s)” authorization on the POA Declaration to add another representative. To remove a representative from a POA declaration, see: How To Remove a Representative on an Active Power of Attorney (POA) Declaration.

  • Select Client List on the main navigation bar or in the Quick Links section.

Client List

  • Select the type of client you want to search for from the dropdown menu.
  • Select POA from the Relationship Type dropdown menu.
  • Select Active from the Relationship Status dropdown menu.
  • Select the Search button.

Note: By default, all active individual clients display on the Client List page. From the Client List you can view details of active, pending, and inactive POAs. Although, Estate, Trust, and Nonresident Group Return client account information is not available online at this time, you can view their POA details and manage their active POAs.

For more information about searching for a client see, How To Search for a Client on the Client List.

Relationship Type POA, Relationship Status ACTIVE, Search Button

Select View POA link in the Actions column to the righ

select view detail link under the actions columun

Note: You must have the “Add representative(s)” authorization on the POA Declaration to add another representative.

Power of Attorney Detail Screenshots

Adding a representative to an Active POA can be accomplished in one of two ways, by: 1) selecting the Add New Representative button and entering the representative’s information, or 2) selecting a representative from your Associates List.

  • If you select the Add New Representative button:
  • If you select the Select from Associates List button:

Note: If the Add New Representative or Select From Associates buttons do not display, you do not have the "Add Representative(s)" authorization.

POA Representative List Screenshot

Note: Using the Add New Representative adds the representative only to the POA declaration.

POA Representative List Screenshot

  • Enter the new representative’s information.
  • Select the Update button, proceed to Step 11
    • You are navigated back to the POA Representative List page to review your changes.

POA Representative List data entry fields screenshot

POA Representative List Screenshot, select from association list

  • Select a representative from your Associates List that you want to add to the POA declaration.
  • Select the Add button.

Note: You can only add one representative at a time.

Select representative from associates lists screenshot

  • Select the Save button.
    • You will be navigated to the Power of Attorney Detail page to view the changes.

Review and save your changes screenshot

View changes in Representative information section screenshot

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Last Updated: 03.22.2018