FGMK is pleased to announce the promotion of Dan Laughlin from Senior Manager to Director in the firm's Specialty Tax Practice.
Dan Laughlin is a Director in FGMK’s Specialty Tax Practice and is responsible for tax incentive engagements, including the R&D Tax Credit, Work Opportunity Tax Credit, and Domestic Production Activities Deduction. Dan has worked with clients of various sizes and entity structures across several industries, including advanced manufacturing, financial services, insurance, and software.
Dan has extensive experience working with clients to identify projects and related expenditures that qualify for tax credits and deductions. He structures engagements to maximize tax benefits while minimizing any imposition on client operations. Dan works with his clients from the assessment phase through delivery, and assists clients with audit defense when required.
Prior to joining FGMK, Dan was a Director at a Los Angeles-based firm where he focused on R&D, WOTC, and other federal tax incentives. Before that, Dan was a Senior Manager in the R&D and Government Incentives practice at a Big Four firm in Chicago. Before beginning his public accounting career, Dan served as a law clerk at the Illinois Appellate Court, First District.