ISCPA… Advancing the professional success of our members

Founded in 1915, the Iowa Society of CPAs is as committed to helping members be professionally successful as it has ever been. We are 4,200 members strong. We are led by an active board of directors, excellent volunteers, and a vibrant CEO.

Renew your ISCPA membership for 2014-15

Being an ISCPA member reflects professional dedication as an Iowa CPA or accounting professional. Click here to see some familiar faces you might know talking about what membership means to them. We look forward to advancing your professional success in 2014-15. Renew today!

Tailgate happy hour – Sept. 11

Join members 40 and under, successful candidates from the CPA exam, and new ISCPA members at Wellman’s Pub & Rooftop in West Des Moines from 5 – 7 p.m. Enjoy a complimentary beverage ticket, appetizers and prize drawings - including two tickets to the Sept. 13 Iowa vs. Iowa State football game at Kinnick Stadium! RSVP to Katie Shields or on our Facebook event page. Thank you to our sponsor Palmer Group.

Topics that suit you at Eastern Iowa Fall Conference – Sept. 18-19

Take advantage of 24 sessions featuring management, finance, tax, accounting and auditing, professional development and more at the Sheraton Iowa City. Register by Sept. 4 for early-bird pricing.

3 great leaders, 1 great event – Sept. 30

Join us at Cedar Ridge Winery in Swisher for an Eastern EXTRAvaganza of leadership, education and networking for members in ISCPA’s Northeast and Southeast regions.

Leadership: Charlie Funk, CEO & president, MidWestOne Financial Group, Iowa City (lunch included).

Education: State Auditor Mary Mosiman and ISCPA CEO Cindy Adams (3 hours of CPE credit).

Networking: Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and one winery beverage ticket.

Reserve your spot today.

Nominate an outstanding Iowa CPA – deadline Oct. 10

Do you work with or know someone who demonstrates a commitment to the profession and has made a positive difference? Nominate them for one of ISCPA’s awards, to be presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference.

Tax Tips brochure

The 2014 Tax Tips brochure order form is now available. Order by October 1, 2014! Learn more.

Submit your proposal for state audit services

The Office of Auditor of State has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for audit services relating to the city periodic examinations as required by Chapter 11 of the Code of Iowa. Sealed proposals will be accepted until 4 p.m., Sept. 12, 2014. Learn more.

Iowa CPA Education Foundation

We are excited to announce the launch of a groundbreaking new initiative—the Iowa CPA Education Foundation. Find out how you can join with other Iowa CPAs to support and sustain the future of the profession. Learn more.

LEAP Lunch with Leaders

Grab lunch and learn leadership lessons from some of Iowa’s best leaders in the business community. Check out the all-star speaker lineup in a city near you! Learn more. 

It's official. FRF for SMEs is here.

AICPA introduces new financial reporting framework to help Main Street businesses.

ISCPA members can now save 25 to 37 percent on admission to Adventureland through our new corporate discount program. Learn more.

Get your CPE here - 2014 catalog available online

Need to complete CPE hours? Look to our course catalog for quick access to web and classroom opportunities year round. Check back often for new courses and webinars. ISCPA members save $50 on every CPE course offered through the Society. The digital version can be viewed here.

Upcoming CPE Courses:

Sept. 11 - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning for Your CPA Firm, Company, or Client, West Des Moines

Sept. 12 - Guide to Business Combinations, Goodwill, and Other Consolidation Issues, West Des Moines

Sept. 12 - The Six Steps to Successful Wealth ManagementWest Des Moines

Sept. 16 - Forensic Accounting: A Comprehensive Guide to Conducting Financial Fraud InvestigationsCedar Rapids