McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith, P.C. is one the oldest and largest local public accounting firms in Central Iowa. Founded in 1946, we proudly celebrate serving our clients for over 70 years. Between 1946 and now, MHC&S has grown from 3 employees to over 70 and has two offices in West Des Moines and Winterset, Iowa. Our organization helps people; we don't sell to them. MHC&S offers a wide variety of services to our clients. In addition to traditional services of tax preparation, audits, business consulting and accounting, we offer our clients expertise in fraud detection and deterrence, QuickBooks consulting, business valuations, estate and retirement planning, business succession planning, payroll, R&D tax credits, cost segregation studies and much more. Our affiliate, Wealth Advisors of Iowa, offers our clients financial planning and investment services with the expertise of both a CPA and a CFP(R). Our goal is to be a strategic partner to provide our clients with all the services they need to not only maintain, but also grow their businesses. We consider each of them among our MHC&S family.