04 NCAC 24A .0109         POWER OF ATTORNEY

(a)  An employer may appoint an agent with authority to act on his, her, or its behalf with DES in accordance with G.S. 32C-2-214. An employer's appointment of an agent shall be made in writing in the manner prescribed by G.S. 32C-3-301, or by using the Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative form found on DES's website.

(b)  An agent appointed pursuant to a power of attorney may:

(1)           complete and submit documents for filing employers' tax and wage reports;

(2)           complete and submit documents regarding an employer's tax rate, contributions, and direct reimbursements;

(3)           respond to benefit claims documents, including responding to requests for information about a claimant's separation or status;

(4)           engage in discussions with DES representatives regarding the actions listed above; and

(5)           accept or receive correspondence sent by DES regarding claims for benefits or an employer's contributions.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 32C-2-214; 32C-3-301; 96-4; 96-9.15;

Eff. July 1, 2015;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2018; September 1, 2017.