Meet John Milikowsky

Experienced Tax Attorney in San Diego

One of the top 5 Best Tax Lawyers in San Diego selected by the Union Tribune Readers Poll 2015.

John Milikowsky represents U.S. and foreign businesses and individuals in sophisticated business transactions involving U.S. tax matters. Mr. Milikowsky relentlessly defends each client in federal and state audits and criminal investigations to protect their civil rights and provide financial security.

Mr. Milikowsky is recognized in the legal and business community for his experience and knowledge in the area of taxation and financial analysis.

Mr. Milikowsky can represent cases involving the following tax law matters:

With his extensive background in tax law beginning in 2009, John Milikowsky was a participant in the California State Bar, Tax Section, as well as the Washington, D.C. Delegation. He presented proposals on “Qualified Amended Returns” to the Congressional subcommittee members, Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Treasury Department. His proposal was based on the adoption of a “safe harbor” implementation for taxpayers, allowing them to file a Qualified Amended Return. This process would allow filers to correct an error caught in the audit and would waive accuracy penalties.

Previously, Mr. Milikowsky was a litigation attorney representing government entities and businesses in civil litigation matters.

Mr. Milikowsky is admitted to practice in California, the U.S. District Court Southern District of California, and the U.S. Tax Court. Mr. Milikowsky is being admitted to the Israeli Bar as a foreign attorney authorized to practice US law in Israel.

Practice Areas

United States Tax
  • IRS Audits
  • California Tax Audits
    • Sales & Payroll Tax
    • Property Tax
  • Tax Liability Resolution
International Tax
  • Resolve Failure to Report
    • Foreign Bank Accounts
    • Unreported Foreign Income
    • Undisclosed Ownership
      of Foreign Businesses


  • LL.M. Taxation
    University of San Diego School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
    California Western School of Law
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
    University of San Diego


California Bar
San Diego County Bar Association

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