Tax Problem Resolution

You’ve got a friend in the tax business. Let us be your go-to for your any tax resolution needs you may have. From IRS wage garnishment protection to helping you get “Innocent Spouse” protection, we have the experience you need.

I have used Claudine and her company for many many years for both my personal accounting and business accounting. Claudine aided in setting up my business and has been instrumental in keeping it going to this date. She has prepared my personal and company tax returns for over ten years now and helped in the event that I did not provide all of the necessary documentation. She consistently provides clarity if I am unsure about a new regulation or a specific deduction, etc. She is someone that my family and I rely on for her expertise and reliability. She is outstanding in her field.

Karl H.

Very professional and always courteous. Claudine has prepared my taxes for many years and I have never had any problems or issues. She reviews your information thoroughly and advises accordingly. She responds quickly to all questions and her staff is amazing. Awesome service!

K. Gallman

My No. 1 CPA - Mrs. Claudine Powell-Phillip. I've utilized her services for approximately ten or more years. I don't intend to leave unless Phillip & Associates goes out of business. With her courteous, professional and knowledgeable staff, (not to mention if I have an issue where I need good judgment and advise), Claudine takes time out from her busy schedule to assist. I salute her and recommend others to get on board!!

Claire J.

I have had a few accountants and none of them really understood my business quite as well as Claudine. Before I met Claudine I did not know that my business was incorrectly classified with the IRS which meant I was paying much more than I should have in taxes. Since 2008 Claudine has managed to correct my filing status with the IRS, helped me set up a retirement account and organize my LLC. Claudine and her team are an invaluable asset for any business and I would highly recommend their services.

Pete

How To Approach Bigger Business Players In NYC or Your Niche

Local NYC business owner to local NYC business owner(though you might actually be out of the area -- but this still applies), I want to remind you of something that you probably already know:With the election just one month away, the world is SWIMMING in conflict and...

5 Business Mistakes That Can Be Fatal by Claudine Powell Phillip

All the political people are arguing over taxes, and my inner geek smiles.(By the way, if YOU want to argue about the tax issues, here's a good explainer article to start with before you make big declarations about the tax issues involved.)Because I'm not really...

Identifying Your Target Prospect by Claudine Powell Phillip

With the business deadline (9/15) behind us, we're in tax planning season.Though the IRS (and Congress) haven't yet definitively made a statement about it (that we know of), here at Phillip & Associates, LLC we are operating according to the fact that the filing...

Struggling NYC Businesses Be Careful With Price Reductions

Here we are, with Q3 of 2020 in the rearview mirror, THANK GOODNESS.Only one more quarter left in this 2020 donkey -- but it's going to be an eventful one.I get asked a bunch by NYC clients and friends what I think the markets will do, and the only thing I can really...

About That PPP Forgiveness Application for NYC Businesses

I have a few quick-hit things to cover today.The first of which relates to some timing issues. Labor Day is behind us (though many of my NYC business owner friends and clients don't really take time off for that).(You can't really take a vacation in the same way when...

Use These Financial Reports For Business Decisions By Claudine Powell Phillip

Just in time for the weekend, the IRS issued Friday-evening guidance about the overly-hyped (at first) payroll tax "holiday".There was initial hope that this might be a great shot-in-the-arm for NYC businesses and employees, but given how the thing is structured, and...

How Your NYC Company Can Do More With Less Time

If you didn't get a chance to do this before, would you shoot me back a quick note through the email button at the top of the page? I'd like to hear from you...How are things going for your NYC business right now?I'd like to get just a few sentences about what you are...

How NYC Businesses Get More Done With Less Time

Would you shoot me a note?How are things going for your NYC business right now?Doesn't have to be long ... just a little status update, is all. There might be some things we can do to help, if needed (or traps we can help you avoid if things are rolling along...

How NYC Businesses Can Market More Effectively In This New Normal

I have some ideas for NYC small business owners to chew on today about how to connect more clearly and deeply with your clients and prospects, but before I get there, some news:There is still no word about automatic PPP forgiveness for smaller loans (under $150K), and...

PPP Forgiveness Reminders For NYC Businesses

Doing business in the summer of 2020 sure ain't easy.I have NYC clients all over the spectrum -- some whose businesses are on their last legs because of social restrictions and lockdowns, some who are hanging steady, and some who have found ways to grow.Many have...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!