26 CFR § 1.6063-1 - Signing of returns, statements, and other documents made by partnerships.

§ 1.6063-1 Signing of returns, statements, and other documents made by partnerships.

(a) In general. Returns, statements, and other documents required to be made by partnerships under the provisions of subtitle A or F of the Code, or the regulations thereunder, with respect to any tax imposed by subtitle A of the Code shall be signed by any one of the partners. However, with respect to the signing of powers of attorney, see paragraph (a)(2) of § 601.504 of this chapter (Statement of Procedural Rules).

(b) Evidence of authority to sign. A partner's signature on a return, statement, or other document made by or for a partnership of which he is a member shall be prima facie evidence that such partner is authorized to sign such return, statement, or other document.

(c) Certain partnership elections -

(1) In general. For rules regarding the authority of a partner to sign a partnership return filed solely for the purpose of making certain partnership level elections, see § 1.6031(a)-1(b)(5)(ii).

(2) Effective date. Paragraph (c) of this section applies to taxable years of a partnership beginning after December 31, 1999.

[T.D. 6500, 25 FR 12108, Nov. 26, 1960, as amended by T.D. 8841, 64 FR 61502, Nov. 12, 1999]