Why Tarbell & Co.,  P.L.C. A Certified Public Accounting Firm

Tarbell & Co., P.L.C. is a local, well-established Certified Public Accounting firm that has been providing one on one personal service to our clients, helping contribute to their personal wealth and business success, since 1978. The firm’s senior staff members have a combined total of over 100 years with the firm. Tarbell & Co.’s long term success can be attributed to the dedication to their clients and community. Many of our clients have been with the firm for more than 30 years. We have clients that span three generations of families and businesses.

At Tarbell & Co., P.L.C., we are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. The firm also participates in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants peer review program. We are reviewed by an independent outside peer review firm every three years. Our firm completed its most recent peer review for the year ended May 31, 2014 and received the highest rating available.

Our growth over the years can primarily be attributed to client referrals of business associates and friends. Due to the growth, our firm staff members have grown in the past five years from 10 full-time and part-time employees to 19.

Accessibility, low IRS tax audit rates for both individual and business clients, timeliness, quality of work and service,  and quick response rates help us not only retain our clients, but also ensure that we exceed their expectations. In order to help meet these standards, we utilize technology applications appropriate to the task.

All of our employees are required to participate in ongoing education. This allows us to stay up to date on tax law and accounting changes. It also allows us to keep our commitments to our clients to be well educated, thorough, detail oriented, constantly learning, and striving for the best quality in our work so that we can help them succeed.

Part of our dedication to our clients involves being committed to our community. Our staff members are involved in community and civic organizations. Serving the community allows us to fulfill our clients’ needs in a meaningful and unique way.