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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Dennis G. Phillips & Assoc. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Dennis G. Phillips & Assoc.'s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as financial statements, and financial planning.

Dennis G. Phillips & Assoc. is one of the leading firms in and throughout Redlands. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Dennis G. Phillips & Assoc. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Redlands's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Redlands. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Dennis G. Phillips & Assoc. receive competent and timely advice.

Dennis G. Phillips, Enrolled Agent

Our Team

Dennis Phillips is the president of Dennis G. Phillips & Associates, Inc. He is an Enrolled Agent, licensed to practice before the IRS. Mr. Phillips specializes in all areas of tax. He has experience with representing taxpayers before the IRS, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB), Employment Development Department, (EDD), and the Board of Equalization, (BOE).

Mr. Phillips retired from the IRS in January of 2003. He left the Service with more than 35 years of service. He had been an Appeals Team Manager with the Internal Revenue Service. He spent 25 years with the Appeals Office. As an Appeals Team Manager he was required to be well versed in the rules of evidence, Federal tax law and Internal Revenue Service regulations and procedures. Mr. Phillips excelled in this position with annual awards, including the distinguished National Appeals Manager of the Year award in 2002.

During his time with the IRS, Mr. Phillips headed several task forces in the development of Appeals continuing education at the national level. He was a regular speaker at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums. At the Tax Forums Mr. Phillips made presentations on Collection Due Process and how to Appeal tax audits. He has been a speaker at numerous seminars including those for the Orange County Bar Association, AICPA and local Enrolled agent societies.

Mr. Phillips is currently an instructor at University of California, Riverside, Extension. He has been an instructor at UCR for more than 30 years. He has received several awards from UCR Extension. Recently, he received the Instructor Excellence Award for the Fall Quarter of 2008. His courses include Tax Planning, Partnership Tax, Corporate Income Tax, and the Enrolled Agent Review Course.

Mr. Phillips is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents and the California Society of Enrolled Agents. As a member of these societies he is required to and complete more than the minimum hours of required annual continuing professional education. As an enrolled agent, he is required to enroll in continuing education programs to maintain his expertise with the ever-changing tax code.

  • Dennis G. Phillips & Assoc.
  • 101 East Redlands Boulevard
  • Suite 207
  • Redlands, CA 92373
  • Telephone: (909) 793-1021
  • Fax: (909) 793-8811

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