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!

Eastern EXTRAvaganza for CPAs – 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.

Attend a Professional Issues Update (PIU)

Join ISCPA CEO Cindy Adams for an upcoming PIU—a great opportunity for members to get a view of the issues and trends shaping the future of business and the CPA profession. You’ll also have a chance to provide us with feedback, and connect with colleagues for stimulating conversation and camaraderie. Find an upcoming PIU in your area. BONUS: PIU attendees will receive CPE credit.

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. 5 for early-bird pricing.

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. A PDF version can be accessed here.

Upcoming CPE Courses:

Sept. 29 - Understanding the Significant Changes to Compilation and Review Engagements and Making these Engagements Profitable, Coralville

Sept. 29 - Transaction Processing Controls: Best Practices for Small and Medium-Sized Entities, Sioux City (4 hr morning course)

Sept. 29 - Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing: Practical Cases for CPAsSioux City (4 hr afternoon course)

Oct. 7 - Controller or HR Director: Personnel and Regulatory Issues, Cedar Rapids