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Welcome to Phillips & Co Accountants Chester

Small Business and Landlord Accountants in Chester

Phillips & Co Accountants Chester are a leading firm of Chartered Certified Accountants and tax advisers in Chester with over 40 years experience working with small businesses and landlords. We have clients in Chester, Wirral, Wrexham, Shrewsbury, Oswestry and beyond and we tailor our accounts, landlord, tax, business startup, bookkeeping, payroll and business services to suit each individual client. We understand the importance of communication, transparency and fair value and are passionate about helping local small businesses and landlords be as tax efficient as possible.

Unlimited Phone Support

We know how important it is for you to have real support at hand, so we offer unlimited free phone support to our clients.

Call Phillips & Co Accountants Chester on

01244 220 062

to see how we can bring you financial peace of mind.

Our aim is simple…to provide the best service we can for our clients. Phillips & Co Accountants Chester complete all work to the highest standard and communicate the process and our findings in a clear and concise manner. Please click on the links to read our 54 5-star Google reviews, 31 5-star Trustpilot reviews and 9 5-star reviews.

A few years ago I was looking for a firm of local, professional accountants that would understand myself and my business and provide the services a small business requires. I can honestly say it’s been one of the best decisions I’ve made. Phillips & Co Accountants Chester provide not only a professional service based on sound knowledge from years of experience, but whenever I have needed help and advice they always respond immediately and informatively.

Jason Wilcock

Director, Jason Howard Photography Limited

Phillips & Co Accountants Chester have supported our business with accounts preparation, filing and advice for several years now and have provided us with a tailored service that suits us down to the ground. Fantastic value for money is combined with a wealth of experience and knowledge of business accounting structures and mechanisms. Phillips & Co Accountants flexibility and willingness to help has ensured that our business has gone from strength to strength.

Ben Raffe

Director / Landlord, English Village Homes Limited

I have been using the services of Phillips & Co Accountants Chester for a number of years for three businesses that I own, one as a sole trader, one as a partnership and the other as a ltd company. I have found them to be extremely reliable, efficient and most importantly, easy to communicate with. I have recommended Phillips & Co Accountants Chester to others and have had very positive feedback with a number of them engaging them as their accountants.

Beverly Rowe

Director, Bromborough Barber Shop Limited

Phillips & Co Accountants Chester will provide you with all the services your business needs to grow. That’s not just accounting, tax and VAT services, but a wide range of other business services too. At all steps along the way we will explain to you which services you may require and why. For costing purposes, we can then quote for each individual service or group them as part of a package, depending on client preferences. We use industry leading accounts, tax, bookkeeping and payroll software to provide the highest quality service.


As chartered certified accountants, our experience and knowledge helps us understand our clients’ businesses, allows us to work closely with them and complete accounting assignments to agreed timescales and with an agreed fee structure.

Tax Services

Phillips & Co Accountants Chester provide bespoke tax planning solutions to suit your personal and business needs. We also advise on tax deadlines and how to pay taxes owed. We will help you be as tax efficient as possible and get the most out of your business.

Landlord Services

Many landlords are moving their property portfolios into a limited company and purchasing any additional properties through the company. This may be the best course of action for some, however, the options need to be evaluated individually.

Business Services

At Phillips & Co Accountants Chester, Our accountants and financial advisors prepare business management accounts, budgets and forecasts. We meet regularly with our clients to provide financial advice and discuss their business goals.

Value Added Tax

VAT is an increasingly complex part of running a business. Phillips & Co Accountants Chester provide specialist VAT services on a range of areas, identifying opportunities to improve cash flow and save time reclaiming VAT back.

Business Startup

The financial aspects of running a new company, and such matters can often appear daunting. The support of a firm of experienced accountants who specialise in helping startups find their financial feet, can be priceless.


With our bookkeeping service you can go about your business safe in the knowledge that you will receive accurate and professional reporting of your business affairs using the cloud based accounting software KashFlow. 


Payroll is the sum of all financial records of salaries, bonuses and deductions for an employee. From a business and accounting perspective, payroll is a key area as employees are very sensitive to payroll errors and issues.

Where are we?

Obsidian Offices, Chantry Court, Chester, CH1 4QN.

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If you already have an accountant, the changeover is simple and we take care of it for you.

Once you have decided that Phillips & Co Accountants Chester are the right choice for you, you may be wondering how you are going to break the bad news to your previous accountant. Now comes the easy part, you can instruct us to do it for you!

We will write to your previous accountant informing them to provide us with all of your accounting and tax records that they hold.

All accountants are familiar with the process and are expected to provide the paperwork and records within a reasonable amount of time by their professional bodies.

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HMRC outlines intention to recover £1 billion in fraudulent furlough funds

15 June 2021  HMRC has announced that it will recover over £1 billion in fraudulently claimed furlough cash over the next two years. UK employers have claimed more than £60 billion in furlough funds since the introduction of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) in March 2020. The CJRS was extended in the 2021 Budget until 30 September. Data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently revealed that workers in the hospitality sector were most likely to still be on furlough. At peak use of the CJRS, 91% of pub and bar staff were furloughed. HMRC stated that it intends to launch criminal investigations into suspected cases of serious CJRS fraud.

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Fifth SEISS grant will be open to claims from late July

08 June 2021  The fifth Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant covering May 2021 to September 2021 will open to claims from late July, HMRC has confirmed. To be eligible for the grant, an individual must be self-employed or a member of a partnership. They must have traded in the tax year 2019/2020 and submitted their tax return on or before 2 March 2021, and also have traded in the tax year 2020/21. The amount of the fifth grant will be determined by how much an individual’s turnover has been reduced in the year April 2020 to April 2021. HMRC will provide more information by the end of June 2021 to help individuals work out how their turnover was affected.

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Tax credits customers should be alert to potential scams

02 June 2021  Tax credits customers should be vigilant and alert to potential scams, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned, as the remaining annual renewal packs will arrive in the post this week. In the 12 months to 30 April 2021, HMRC responded to more than 1,154,300 referrals of suspicious contact from the public. More than 576,960 of these offered bogus tax rebates. In the same period, HMRC has worked with telecoms companies to remove more than 3,000 telephone numbers, and with internet service providers to take down over 15,700 web pages. For more information please visit Tax Credits Scam.

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