Our Qualifications


Husker Tax Services and Husker Wealth Management Group are independent tax and financial services firms specializing in the creation of individualized tax and financial planning strategies that can help legally lower your tax bill today, and tomorrow. Our founding President & CEO started his financial services career in 1984. Our goal is to help clients grow their wealth by offering a broad array of traditional and non-traditional investment alternatives. Critical to this objective is our strategic guidance in navigating the ups and downs of the market with a focus on avoiding over-exposure to risk.

President: Steven S. McLaughlin, EA, CFP® is enrolled to represent taxpayers before all levels of the Internal Revenue Service. As a Member in good standing of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA), Mr. McLaughlin has successfully demonstrated expertise in federal taxation, is bound by the NAEA Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct, and required to surpass the continuing professional education standards of the Internal Revenue Service.

Mr. McLaughlin graduated with a Master of Science in Taxation (MST) degree program from William Howard Taft University in October of 2017.   

Mr. McLaughlin is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). The CFP certifiction mark identifies individuals who have met the rigorous education, examination, experience and ethics standards set by the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards. CFP's are required to keep up with the continuing education standards set by the CFP Board in order to maintian this license. In addition to his CFP designation, Steve has his Series 7, 63 and 26 licenses.  Mr. McLaughlin is also a licensed life, health, and disability insurance agent. 

Prior to becoming an independent advisor, Mr. McLaughlin worked as a Municipal Bond trader for First National Brokerage, now TD Ameritrade. Steve also worked as a Certified Financial Planner with Tom Denham & Associates, an Omaha based CPA firm specializing in business, tax, financial and estate planning. Mr. McLaughlin also served as Senior Vice President for Lincoln Benefit Life, a wholly owned subsidiary of Allstate. Mr. McLaughlin is currently serving as President of Husker Tax and Business Services and enjoys volunteering his time and expertise to many charitable organizations in his community.

Our Broker/Dealer: Every independent advisor must work with a broker/dealer.  Husker Wealth Managment Group carefully chose to work with Independent Financial Group (IFG). Independent Financial Group is a FINRA registered Broker/Dealer providing a full range of traditional investment securities and investment opportunities. Their research, experience and our combined due diligence on investment opportunities allows us the freedom to offer you professional advice without any bias toward one product or company. We have been impressed that their values of honesty, integrity, and family have matched our own, making it easy for us to service our clients.