A San Diego Tax Attorney

Who Is Open, Honest and Focused on You

Certified Tax Law Specialist - Master of Laws in Taxation - Business and Accounting Professor

  • S-Corp Tax Savings
  • Audit defense

Shawn Spaulding is an integrity-driven San Diego Tax Attorney, dedicated to providing transparent representation through unparalleled client communication and engagement. Spaulding Legal, APC's team of tax professionals secure positive solutions to tax controversies through a client-focused process. Accordingly, we provide our clients with peace-of-mind through successful tax representation, resolution, and prevention.


Our overall objective is to provide individuals and small businesses with the tools necessary to eliminate uncertainty and take control. By understanding our clients’ specific needs we reduce risks, ensure compliance, and save tax dollars. Our commitment to innovative thinking and continued growth is the foundation to providing outstanding results.


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We solidify our reputation one victory at a time. As a San Diego Tax Lawyer committed to excellence, Shawn Spaulding represents each client zealously with a focus on constant client communication.

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Individual Tax Representation

If you currently owe back taxes or have been selected for audit it is important to know your rights. Shawn Spaulding is a San Diego Tax Attorney that understands the intricacies of tax law and procedure. Mr. Spaulding also has the experience needed to zealously represent you in all tax matters including offers in compromise, payment plans, audit defense, and more. Because of the complex nature of tax law all our consultations are conducted by a licensed attorney.
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Business Tax Representation

As a seasoned San Diego Tax Attorney, Shawn Spaulding has the experience needed to tackle your business tax controversies. Whether your business owes back taxes or has been selected for an audit we strive to develop strategies that protect your business and minimize interruptions. Because of the complex nature of tax law all our consultations are conducted by a licensed attorney.
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S-Corp Tax Savings

Starting, maintaining, and growing a small business requires tax and legal planning to secure a strong foundation for success. Choosing the right San Diego Tax Attorney is often the most important factor, which requires a thorough analysis of your industry, size, and long term goals. At Spaulding Legal, APC we provide the tools necessary to minimize taxes and protect assets.
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As a fellow attorney in North County, I can recommend Mr. Spaulding without any reservation . Mr. Spaulding is a true professional who cares deeply about his clients. He is honest, hard working, and compassionate-- qualities that anyone should want in their attorney! -Jeremy D.

Spaulding Legal is highly recommended. Shawn Spaulding accommodated my tight schedule on short notice, demonstrated professional expertise and provided me with tax advice resulting in significant tax savings. Shawn is a very friendly, likeable person and a pleasure to work with. Spaulding Legal is my go-to-place for all my tax questions. -Kevin S.

Shawn Spaulding was really great in understanding my becoming an S-Corp, the taxes, fees, savings by doing so. He is a wealth of knowledge and will research anything that is unfamiliar to him. I am so glad I contacted Spaulding Legal! Thank you! I look forward to doing further business with you! -Karen H.

I consider the day I was referred to Mr. Spaulding one of the luckiest days of my life. He handled my problems with what seemed like ease although I was a nervous wreck from it. At the same time he was always cheerfully professional. Writing reviews aren’t my forte, in fact I had to jump through hoops to recover my Google account so that I could write this one, but it was a chore worth doing. I would recommend him to anyone. Thank you Shawn Spaulding for your help in the past and in advance for your help in the future. -Nancy S.

Shawn was fantastic to work with. I had a fairly complex tax related issue involving an investment property. Shawn was able to dissect the issue, identify possible solutions and a way forward very quickly. Shawn's mild manner, extensive knowledge and pragmatic approach really helped to relieve a lot of the anxiety involved in these types of situations. I will certainly return to Shawn for guidance and assistance in the future. I would highly recommend Shawn to anyone that may need legal services that fall within his purview. -Jess C.