Mark McLaughlin Associates

Chartered Tax Advisers

About Us

Mark McLaughlin Associates is a Manchester-based firm of Chartered Tax Advisers, providing tax consultancy and support services to professional firms.


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.


Since January 1998, Mark has been a consultant in his own tax practice, Mark McLaughlin Associates, which provides tax consultancy and support services to professional firms throughout the UK.

Mark is also associated with a larger firm of tax consultants, which offers support in specialist areas such as share schemes and tax investigations.

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 2016/17 (Bloomsbury Professional), and is a co-author of the ‘Inheritance Tax’ Annuals 2006-07 to 2016/17 (Bloomsbury Professional).

Mark is Editor and a co-author of ‘Tax Planning’ 2007/08 to 2016/17 (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 2016/17‘ (Bloomsbury Professional).

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

Here is an interview with Bloomsbury Professional about ‘HMRC Investigations Handbook 2014/15’, and about recent developments in HMRC enquiry and investigation work (November 2014)

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.


Additional information on Mark can be found on LinkedIn and Twitter.