Who is Wis Laughlin

  • Harry W. “Wis” Laughlin, often called “the Wisard” by his clients, may be the only tax and legal professional that you will ever need. Why? Wis has a unique background so he can help you tax, business, and estate planning as well as important contracts.
  • Wis prepares TAX RETURNS and has a unique approach to tax planning.
  • Wis created Tax Mastery©, a state of the art program that shows clients how to pay the lowest legal taxes.
  • Wis helps clients with ESTATE PLANNING with an emphasis on REVOCABLE LIVING TRUSTS. He advises clients on how to avoid Probate and achieve estate planning with ease and effectiveness.
  • Wis negotiates win-win Contracts. He spent 6 years as in-house counsel for a national software company where he handled negotiations with Fortune 500 companies like IBM and the Federal Reserve Bank.
  • Wis is frequent speaker to continuing legal education classes for the Memphis Bar Association and to other groups who want to learn about tax, estate or business planning.
  • He has over 35 years in private practice.
  • He is a 2017-18 SUPER LAWYER in taxation.
  • He is ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale.com.
  • Wis was a IRS tax attorney in the IRS Interpretative Division in the IRS National Office where he answered questions of national importance.
  • One of very few Accredited Estate Planners in Memphis,
  • Wis holds business and law degrees from the University of Tennessee where he was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa honorary fraternity. He attended the Georgetown University Law Center Masters of Law in Taxation program.
  • ARTIST, MUSICIAN – Wis is an award winning wood sculptor and loves playing piano player, He thinks “outside the box.


  • Wis’s peers have given him the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethics in his chosen fields:  Tax, Trust & Estates and Probate. Martindale-Hubbell.
  • Wis is a former member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Memphis Bar Association and was recently on its governing committee.
  • Wis is familiar with the Probate Court and how to keep you out of it. In 2017 Expertise selected Wis as one of the top estate planners in  Memphis.

Inline image 1

  •  Wis is an alumnus of  the Georgetown University Law Center Masters of Law in Taxation program where he completed courses in the taxation of Partnerships, Natural Resources, Estate Planning, Taxation of Trusts and Estates, Income Tax Accounting and Capital Gains and Losses.
  •  Wis’s works of art.

4 Responses to Who is Wis Laughlin

  1. Pingback: Welcome to your tax, estate & business planning resource! |

  2. Pingback: Speaking |

  3. Pingback: Should you use Wis for Tax Return Preparation? |

  4. Pingback: Effective Tax Preparation |

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s