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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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    Steve Hou, Partner

    Derek Sa, Partner

    Jolene Headshot

    Jolene Wang

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    Erica Lee

    Eileen Lee Headshot

    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
  • Locations

    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