Phillip Corbin + Associates is a tax specialist, tax advisor and general accountancy firm for Bristol and Westbury-on-Trym.
The practice has been established with a vision of fairness and commitment, and the desire to get closer to actual tax payers – the people whose work and effort makes the money but who so often have the least amount of time to make sure they’re only paying their fair share.
As a specialist tax advisor we want to help take the worry out of tax and let you get on with running your organisation – and your life.
You know that a fundamental rule of good business is to identify what you do well, concentrate on that, and delegate the rest.
But for most organisations, outside specialist tax and accountancy advice comes at too high a price. Here we can help. We offer a cost-effective service on a variety of levels to suit your needs.
Based in well equipped offices in Westbury-on-Trym, we can easily visit most locations in Bristol and the surrounding region.
Phillip Corbin + Associates has a strong focus upon ethical trading and serving communities or community groups.
Phillip Corbin provides private advice and spare time assistance to many charitable and ethical trading groups such as Fair Trade. He has close involvement in fund-raising activities by several local churches, and takes responsibility for looking after their funds.
The practice formally provides accounting and/or advice services to the following organisations:
- Cairns Road Baptist Church (a charitable trust)
- Horfield Baptist Church (a charitable trust)
- Refresh Bristol (a company and registered charity)
- Noah’s Ark (at Cairns Road BC)
Advisory Services supplied to:
- Bristol Pound CIC (a community interest company)
- Bristol Community Energy Ltd (a community benefit society)
- Transition Bristol (A not for profit company)
Other Ethical roles for Phillip Corbin:
- Treasurer of Westbury on Trym Baptist Church
- Trustee and treasurer of Network Counselling and Training Ltd.
- Trustee, Treasurer and volunteer at Bristol Child Contact Centre Ltd
- Treasurer of WOTBA
As you will understand, it is of primary importance to ensure a high level of tax efficiency and up to date advice for organisations such as these – a heavy responsibility that has been accepted and carried out by Phillip Corbin + Associates without hesitation.
Charitable Trusts, Not For Profit organisations, and Community Organisations need an ethical and reliable service that will pro-actively ensure no money is wasted through incorrect or out-of-date accounting methods. Remaining abreast of current changes in taxation rules and adapting to the ever-changing financial climate are pre-requisites for ensuring these organisations can convert the maximum percentage of their financial resources into real services.
Our ethical focus can help your organisation or business to maintain scrupulously accurate tax and accounting records, and minimise waste.
Phillip Corbin – Principal
Phillip is an experienced tax advisor and accountant, who left a top twenty firm from a desire to give a more personal and effective service directly to clients – at a reasonable cost.
He qualified first as a Chartered Accountant, after a thorough training in a small firm (one way of saying he had to do everything!). That was followed by several years of general practice, where he built an understanding of the needs of medium and smaller businesses.
He was then a tax specialist for a major independent firm almost 20 years, qualifying as a Chartered Tax Advisor in 1991, and has run his current practice in Westbury-On-Trym near Bristol for the last eight years.
Fairness and commitment are also personal guiding principles for Phillip Corbin himself and this flows through all his work.