What Makes Us Qualified?

Choosing the best corporate structure for your business is critical when forming or developing a new business. Why should an individual, group or business incorporate? Which form of entity is best for your situation? What are the tax consequences or implications regarding each corporate structure and its legal ramifications? These are just a few of the important questions individuals, partners or potential owners face in forming or managing a business entity. The Law Office of Ruthven R. Phillip, PLLC is well positioned to provide both legal and tax and accounting advice facing small businesses. As an example, our office has represented clients regarding business classification of employees versus independent contractors and prepared independent contractor’s contract which would provide greater protection against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state authorities in this area for small business. We have also  represented small businesses in the United States Tax Court regarding tax liability as it relates to there income and expenses from audits or examination.  With several years of experience in both accounting and law, we can add greater value and prospective to your business concerns. The Law Office of Ruthven R. Phillip, PLLC would welcome an opportunity to represent your business.







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Ruthven R. Phillip is an attorney and forensic accountant. His combined legal and accounting; education, training and experience, uniquely qualifies him to effectively represent corporations, partnerships, exempt organizations and individuals concerning tax, accounting, financial and business matters. He has responsibly assisted several clients regarding IRS tax audits, Office in Compromise, Tax Fraud Defense, Payment Plans, Trust Fund Penalties, Criminal and other Civil Tax Matters, Exempt Organization issues for churches, foundations and other 501 (c) (3) exempt organizations and State tax problems. He has also advised clients regarding accounting positions, forensic accounting and auditing, accounting malpractice, commercial and non-commercial contracts, estate planning, Personal Injury and Family Law.

Mr. Phillip received his Bachelors of Arts Degree in Accounting from the University Of City University Of New York, Queens College, Flushing New York. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from the David A. Clarke School of Law, Washington DC. He is admitted to the District of Columbia Superior Court, United States District Court for the District of Columbia and United States Tax.

  • How we can help you with the IRS?

    The Law Offices of Ruthven R Phillip, PLLC, can assist with relieving the anxiety, fear and stress associated with confronting the Internal Revenue Service. We know that communicating with the Service can place you at a disadvantage not really understanding language and cause you to make decisions out of fear. This is when our services can be most valuable to you! Once retained, we immediately begin to advocate on your behalf with the Internal Revenue Service. With the Law Offices of Ruthven R Phillip, PLLC as your representative, you can focus on managing your business and being successful.

  • How we can help you with levies?

    At the Law Offices of Ruthven R Phillip, PLLC, we can provide help in the areas of removing your existing bank levies or wage garnishments based upon your qualifying circumstances. There can be nothing more devastating and present greater financial hardship, than to learn that the Internal Revenue Service has garnished your wages or levied all the money in your bank account. We understand those situations, and have successfully provided relief to client with qualifying circumstances in the past. We would appreciate an opportunity to provide assistance, should you ever find yourself in that predicament.

  • How we can help you with your Non-Profit?

    You may have a passion and vision to start a non-profit or tax exempt organization with the aim of making a difference in the lives of others. The Law Offices of Ruthven R Phillip, PLLC, can help you through the many complex and challenging areas in establishing or maintaining a 501 (c) (3) organization. We understand those issues which may lead to your organization’s unsuccessful application for tax exempt status or having your tax exempt status revoked. At the Law Offices of Ruthven R Phillip, PLLC, we are excited about working with those whose purpose is to change and empower the lives of others through social good. After all, service is the rent we pay for the space we occupy in life- Mariam Wright Edelman. We would appreciate an opportunity to serve you in helping to make a difference.