About Us

Our company specializes in accounting and tax preparation services for a wide variety of clients. We specialize in:


  • Tax return planning and filing for individuals
  • Bookkeeping and payroll for small businesses
  • Corporate, Partnership, and Sole Proprietorship tax planning and filing

Visit the Services area of our site to learn more about the many accounting and tax services available to individuals and businesses.

Visit the Contact Us page for information regarding how to reach us via telephone, fax, e-mail or mail.

Feel free to contact the office anytime. We're here to help.

With independently owned offices in North Liberty and Cedar Rapids, our staff covers an ever-widening area of Eastern Iowa.   


Neil Gutschmidt, CPA MBA

Owner - North Liberty Office

(319) 409-7416


Neil has a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Iowa. He is a licensed CPA in the state of Iowa having gained experience in public accounting while working for Deloitte and Touché. He gained significant experience performing financial planning and analysis while working within the Aerospace and Defense sector and led programs supporting the United States Armed Forces. As a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he has a strong passion for the men and women who serve this great nation. Neil and his wife, Ashley, have three young children that keep them very busy.  


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Larry Fenner, Enrolled Agent

Owner - Cedar Rapids office

(319) 390-7910

 Larry joined A+ Accounting in 2006 to manage the Cedar Rapids office. He has an Accounting and Business Administration degree from Mt. Mercy College. Larry is an Enrolled Agent and has years of experience with rental properties, S Corporations, and Individual tax returns. He can also help you with older tax return filings and notices from the IRS. Larry's industry experience includes retail, service and wholesale distribution. He also has a strong background in strategic planning for your company's growth.  



LeeAnne Mast


North Liberty

(319) 409-7420

 LeeAnne earned her BA in Business Administration from the University of Northern Iowa. With over 20 years of experience as a full service Accountant and Payroll Manager, LeeAnne fully understands the need for precision in maintaining your business records. Her dedication to excellence keeps A Plus clients on track, and poised to meet their business goals.



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Cedar Rapids

(319) 390-7910

Josh joined A+ Accounting in December of 2011 as a Staff Accountant in the Cedar Rapids office.  He received his Accounting and Finance degree from Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, IA.  He has experience in tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll.  Josh’s recent clients include construction, rental properties, and car dealership companies.  He is currently pursuing his CPA.  



Michelle Yetley


North Liberty

(319) 409-7430

Michelle joined the firm in 2018 and has significant experience in payroll, accounting, and tax preparation.  She has a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Mount Mercy University and Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from The University of Iowa.  She is an experienced small business owner herself and looks forward to working with small business owner/operators in the corridor.