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Our Firm - Who We Are

Community CPA & Associates Inc is not your average accounting firm.

We offer expertise with empathy, knowledge, understanding, and powerful technology with a human touch.

CEO and Certified Public Accountant, Ying Sa, and the rest of the team have a world of experience in domestic and international tax audit and dispute, tax planning, tax filing, accounting, payroll, and audit of non-profit and for-profit companies. No matter how simple or complex the situation you are in, Community CPA offers strategies and solutions that are easy to understand and quick to implement. At Community CPA, our team members are more than accountants to our clients. Each team member is considered a mentor, cheerleader, adviser, and partner in our client’s successful business venture.

Multi-lingual Staff, serving every corner of the world.

We treat all of our clients with the same degree of importance and respect. We aim to be the place where you feel at home and appreciated.

Leading with Unparalleled Technology

Our advanced technologies and in-house IT services set our accounting firm apart from the rest.

Serving Clients of all Sizes

We work with everyone from startup immigrant entrepreneurs who need help navigating the complexities of doing business in America, to large multinational American-run corporations.

Helping you Succeed

We are here to share our experience and knowledge in business. We want to help you succeed because your success is our success.

Meet Ying Sa

CEO & Managing Partner

Ying Sa is the founder and Principal Certified Public Accountant at Community CPA & Associates Inc. The firm provides tax, audit, accounting, business re-structuring, and business IT solutions to businesses and individuals across the United States, Canada, and around the world. A native of China and former resident of Canada, Ying served five years as Vice President of Controllers for Wells Fargo Financial Inc. in Des Moines, Iowa, and six years as the Chief Financial Officer for the Iowa Manufacturing Extension Partnership at Iowa State University.

Ying has been featured in the Des Moines Register and the Des Moines Business Record on numerous occasions as recognition for her tireless and selfless work on behalf of the community, as well as the success of Community CPA & Associates Inc.

Upon meeting Ying, her devotion and passion to the industry and the community become immediately apparent. Her expertise, experience, compassion, and professionalism provide an unparalleled level of service that builds long lasting trust and relationships.

Our Leadership Team

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Ying Sa, CEO & Managing Partner

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Steve Hou, Partner

Derek Sa, Partner

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Jolene Wang

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Eileen Lee

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Catherine Tran

Marketing Manager, Coralville Branch Manager

Contact Us

Des Moines Office: (515) 288-3188
Coralville Office: (319) 208-3712
Minneapolis Office: (612) 808-9418
California Office: (831) 218-4346

Dan Kim
Business Consultation
Client service
Song Mo
Spanish client services


Fax: (515) 271-8889

Des Moines, Iowa

3816 Ingersoll Ave.
Call: (515) 288-3188
Mon-Sat 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CST

Coralville, Iowa

2421 Coral Ct. Suite 1
Call: (319) 208-3712 
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CST

Minneapolis, Minnesota

8722 Lyndale Ave. S
Call: (612) 808-9418
Mon-Sat 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CST