Will handle all facets of Federal and California tax law for clients McLaughlin Legal, a San Diego-based tax litigation, tax controversy and estate planning firm for small to mid-sized companies and business owners, announced today the addition of Mauro Colabianchi…Read more

By Anne Wenger Congress’ passage of the new tax bill got a lot of press. What didn’t, though, was its effect on a person’s estate plan. The most prominent change comes in the form of new the estate, gift, and…Read more

By Kevan McLaughlin The start of the year always means businesses and their owners scramble to get their tax returns completed and filed on time. Many will hastily get their QuickBooks file updated, appropriate documents compiled and a meeting with…Read more

The big thing to NOT do is ignore it. Watch this short video from McLaughlin Legal Founder Kevan McLaughlin:

By Anne Wenger The term estate planning can mean many different things and range from matters such as simple wills and powers of attorney to a comprehensive structure that incorporates multiple trusts. Regardless, everyone needs one, starting at age 18…Read more

By Kevan McLaughlin Many companies started off 2018 trying to figure out how the new tax law will benefit their organization. My answer is simple — it won’t if you don’t take care of the fundamentals. The fact remains that more…Read more

A taxpayer may ask, “Can the IRS take my passport?”  In short, maybe.  In early December 2015 President Obama signed into law a new, and powerful, tool for the IRS to pursue delinquent taxpayers. The new IRC § 7345, passed…Read more

2015 YTL Event Flyer


McLaughlin Legal is pleased to announce that, for the second year in a row, tax attorney Kevan P. McLaughlin has been recognized by the San Diego Business Journal‘s Best of the Bar.  1,576 votes were cast, and only 268 local lawyers…Read more