Mark McLaughlin CTA (Fellow) ATT (Fellow) TEP

This is the website of Mark McLaughlin CTA (Fellow) ATT (Fellow) TEP, Freelance tax writer, tax author and consultant editor with Bloomsbury Professional, 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.


Mark is a Consultant Editor with Bloomsbury Professional, a leading tax and accounting publisher.


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.

From January 2018 to March 2021, Mark was a consultant with The TACS Partnership LLP, an independent tax advisory firm that provides high quality, independent advice on all UK taxation matters. He has extensive connections with other tax advisers and tax advisory firms.

He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation’s Private Client (UK) and Private Client (International) Sub-Committees.

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


Mark is the Editor of the Core Tax Annuals 2006/07 to 2022/23 (Bloomsbury Professional), and is a co-author of the ‘Inheritance Tax’ Annuals 2006/07 to 2022/23 (Bloomsbury Professional).

Mark is Editor and a co-author of ‘Tax Planning’ (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 wrote the Chapter on professional conduct in relation to taxation for ‘Law and Regulation of Tax Professionals’ (Bloomsbury Professional).








Mark has also written numerous articles for professional publications, including ‘Taxation’, TAXline, ‘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.


Mark is a Director of Tax Insider.

He is Editor and a contributor to Tax Insider Professional, which is aimed at giving busy accountants and tax practitioners technical and marketing support to make it easy to keep up to date with tax, manage time and workload, and find new clients.

Mark is also Editor and the chief contributor to McLaughlin’s Tax Case Library, a database of easy-to-read tax case summaries.

He is Editor and a contributor to 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.