Iowa Audit, Tax and Consulting

The origin of our firm

RSM was founded in Iowa when Ira B. McGladrey bought the Cedar Rapids and Davenport offices of Billings, Prouty and Tompkins in 1926. Today, the Iowa Association of Business and Industry ranks us as the largest accounting firm in Iowa, with approxinately 900 employees in the state. Our professionals specialize in providing exceptional service in key Iowa industries, including manufacturing, financial institutions, construction, real estate, education, insurance and health care.

Recent recognitions

  • In 2020, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Waterloo offices were honored in the Corridor Business Journal’s Hall of Fame in the categories of Best Accounting Firm, Best Cyber Security Company and Best Business Consulting Firm. The offices were also named runner-up for Best Wealth Management Company and Best IT Support Company.
  • The Des Moines office was named the Des Moines Business Records' Best Accounting firm, Best Computer Consulting Firm, Best Company for Young Professionals and Best Wealth Management Company. This office was also named runner-up for Best Company for Women to Work and Best Company to Work for.

Commitment to the community

Beyond serving our clients' needs, our professionals devote their time, money and efforts to several local charities and activities across the state. In 2020, the offices joined together to raise over $188,000 for local charities through the firm’s Birdies Fore Love program as a part of the RSM Classic.

The Iowa offices support Team RSM player Zach Johnson's annual Zach Johnson Foundation Classic, which raised more than one million dollars for Zach's "Kids on Course" foundation in 2019. 

Employment opportunities

For information about the employment opportunities currently available in Iowa, please visit the Careers section of our site.

Iowa Insights

State tax law changes for the second quarter of 2021

A summary of important updates for determining deferred tax provision under ASC 740 for the quarter ending June 30, 2021.

  • July 07, 2021

Iowa continues tax reform efforts into 2021

Tax bill makes significant changes to rules affecting income taxes, inheritance taxes, credits, bonus depreciation and federal conformity.

  • June 16, 2021

Iowa Employee Retention Credit guidance impacts value of credit

The Iowa Department of Revenue advises taxpayers that Employee Retention Credit-related wage deduction reductions apply at the state level.

  • March 22, 2021

Iowa Department of Revenue issues guidance regarding computer hardware

Iowa taxpayers making computer and computer peripheral purchases have new guidance for determining what items qualify for exemption.

  • January 26, 2021

Guidance for taxpayers affected by CA wildfires and IA derecho

IRS extended filing and paying deadlines and TTB updated disaster relief guidance for taxpayers affected by CA wildfires and IA derecho.

  • August 27, 2020

Iowa enacts broad-based tax bill with noteworthy changes

Expansive tax bill provides taxpayer-friendly changes while balancing reduced tax revenue in the COVID-19 economy.

  • June 30, 2020

IRS announces tax relief for Nebraska and Iowa disaster victims

The IRS announced tax relief, including extended deadlines, for counties in NE and IA affected by the recent winter storm and flooding.

  • March 26, 2019

Iowa Office Locations


211 North Gear Avenue
Suite 60
West Burlington, IA 52655

Cedar Rapids

201 First Street SE
Suite 800
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Steve Schoenauer, Cedar Rapids office leader and East Central market leader


4650 E 53rd St
Davenport, IA 52807

Ryan Weber, Davenport office leader

Des Moines

400 Locust St.
Suite 640
Des Moines, IA 50309

Rod Foster, Des Moines office leader

Kevin Prien, Central market leader


700 Locust Street, Suite 205
Dubuque, Iowa, 52001-6814

Bjorn Hill, Dubuque office leader

Iowa City

404 East College Street
Suite 300
Iowa City, IA 52240

Marty Tunning, Iowa City office leader

Mason City

10 N Washington Ave
Suite 200
Mason City, IA 50401


999 Home Plaza
Suite 300
Waterloo, IA 50701

Jim Moore, Waterloo office leader

Careers in Iowa

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