John D. Milikowsky Esq.

Meet the founder, John Milikowsky.

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

Milikowsky  Tax Law, specifically, John, is recognized in the legal and business community for his experience and knowledge in the area of taxation and financial analysis.

We are experts in the following tax law matters:

  • Sales tax audits
  • Payroll tax audits
  • IRS and tax audits
  • International tax matters
  • Criminal tax 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, John 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. and the Israeli Bar as a foreign attorney authorized to practice US law in Israel.


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

Meet the rest of the team

Lauren Suarez Esq. LLM

Lauren Suarez Esq. LLM

Senior Associate Attorney

Lauren Suarez is a San Diego native with a passion for tax. She has worked on the tax controversy side, as well as, on the tax preparation side for both businesses and individuals. Mrs. Suarez has advised clients on various domestic and international tax planning, preparation, and controversy issues related to the IRS, EDD, CDTFA, and FTB. When she isn’t diving deep into the world of taxes, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and two dogs. You can always find her out and about enjoying the San Diego sun.

Meghan Monte

Meghan Monte

Senior Analyst and Client Coordinator

Meghan is the Senior Analyst and Client Coordinator at Milikowsky Tax Law. After graduating summa cum laude with a degree in finance and small business studies from Rider University, she went on to work in state government where she helped business owners seize new opportunities while remaining compliant with state and local regulations. She advocated for small businesses, particularly in recommending revisions to state codes, and educated business owners on changes. She’s a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Sigma Iota Epsilon. Meghan is also an Usui Reiki Master, nutrition guru, yogi, and avid hiker. Previously, she was a professional ballerina, and can still often be found dancing around – especially in the kitchen!

Solin Zora

Solin Zora

Senior Client Services Associate

Solin is the Senior Client Services Associate at Milikowsky Tax Law. While attending college at San Diego State University majoring in Biology, she went to work for Union Bank. There, she developed her background experience in finance. There, she helped business owners and consumers seize new opportunities for growth and reach their financial goals. Solin enjoys spending time with her family, working out, running and going to the beach. She enjoys traveling and exploring the world, where she can explore different cultures.