Mark McLaughlin CTA (Fellow) ATT (Fellow) TEP

This is the website of Mark McLaughlin CTA (Fellow) ATT (Fellow) TEP, tax author and editor, consultant with The TACS Partnership LLP, and  co-founder of

Mark McLaughlin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, a Fellow of the Association of Taxation Technicians, and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.


From January 1998 until December 2018, Mark was a consultant in his own tax practice, Mark McLaughlin Associates, which provided tax consultancy and support services to professional firms throughout the UK.

Mark is now a consultant with The TACS Partnership,  an independent tax advisory firm that provides high quality, independent advice on all UK taxation matters.

He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation’s Capital Gains Tax & Investment Income and Succession Taxes Sub-Committees.

Mark is also a lecturer, and has featured in online tax lectures for Tolley Seminars Online.


Mark is Chief Contributor to McLaughlin’s Tax Case Review, a monthly journal published by Tax Insider.

Mark is the Editor of the Core Tax Annuals 2006/07 to 2018/19 (Bloomsbury Professional), and is a co-author of the ‘Inheritance Tax’ Annuals 2006/07 to 2018/19 (Bloomsbury Professional).

Mark is Editor and a co-author of ‘Tax Planning’ 2007/08 to 2018/19 (Bloomsbury Professional).

He is a co-author of ‘Ray & McLaughlin’s Practical IHT Planning’ (Bloomsbury Professional).

Mark is also co-author of ‘Incorporating and Disincorporating a Business‘ (Bloomsbury Professional).

He is Editor and co-author of ‘HMRC Investigations Handbook‘ (Bloomsbury Professional).

Mark is a co-author and General Editor of ‘Buy-To-Let Property Tax Handbook‘ (Bloomsbury Professional).

Mark has also written numerous articles for professional publications, including ‘Taxation’, ‘Tax Adviser’, ‘Tolley’s Practical Tax Newsletter’ and ‘Tax Journal’.


Mark is a Co-Founder, Director and Technical Editor of TaxationWeb, which provides free information and resources on UK taxes to taxpayers and professionals, and TaxationWeb’s sister site TaxBookShop.


Mark is a Director of Tax Insider, and Editor of Tax Insider, Property Tax Insider and Business Tax Insider, which are monthly publications aimed at providing tax tips and tax saving ideas for taxpayers and professional advisers.


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