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Press Release: Basepoint Tax & Accounting Names Ron Detweiler President, Acquires Ledger Plus

Updated: Feb 1, 2023

Expanding its Eastern Iowa footprint and management team, Basepoint Tax & Accounting is focused on enhanced planning services and client satisfaction.

Basepoint Tax & Accounting, a subsidiary company of Basepoint Wealth, LLC, is proud to name Ron Detweiler as President.

Ron Detweiler, CPA, CSA has more than 40 years of experience providing accounting, tax, business, financial, and advisory client services. He began his career at a local CPA firm, later founding his own CPA firm, while also working as a group leader for a public company. For 17 years he served in management roles as region director and managing principal for two national firms and also served concurrent positions as a trusted tax, business, and financial advisor. He joined corporate H&R Block in 2005, and in 2012, Ron and his firm, Detweiler & Associates CPAs LLC, joined Honkamp, P.C. as part of the Hiawatha branch.

His specialties include individual and business preparation and compliance, small business consulting and services IRS/state representation, accounting, and payroll tax services, financial and investment planning, and retirement planning.

Ron earned his B.A. in accounting from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, and he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)®. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA). Ron serves as Treasurer and Chairman of the Endowment and Finance Committee for the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and is the Board Treasurer for the Ecumenical Community Center Foundation.

Ron will be instrumental in leading the client service experience for the company. "I am honored to accept a leadership position with Basepoint Tax & Accounting. My vision is to continue to grow our resources, staff, and clients both locally and across the state of Iowa."

Basepoint Wealth President Kate Wallace states, “Ron adds an incredible boost to both our intellectual capital and our ability to deliver seamless, coordinated tax advice to our clients. Ron is one of the hardest workers I have ever had the opportunity to lead, and his genuine care for delivering on promises to clients is unmatched. We are honored to have him join our team.”

Basepoint continues to further expand tax and accounting services with the most recent acquisition of Ledger Plus of Cedar Rapids. For nearly 30 years, Ledger Plus has provided high-quality accounting services to individuals and businesses in the Eastern Iowa area. Other recent successful mergers for Basepoint include Charter Accounting, PLC of Des Moines in 2021, and Allen Accounting, PLC in Cedar Rapids in February 2022.

These recent acquisitions have allowed Basepoint to provide both investment management and tax planning advice under one roof and allow individuals to benefit from tax advisors and financial planners who see the same data and follow a unified philosophy. “For too long clients have had to play the role of mediator with their team of financial professionals,” said W. Allen Wallace, Chief Investment Officer of Basepoint Wealth. “This union drives us one step closer to our ultimate goal of building a single, unified source of fiduciary financial advice so that clients no longer have to struggle with various competing opinions when making financial decisions without knowing with certainty whose best interest is being served.”

Basepoint Wealth, LLC, the parent company of Basepoint Tax & Accounting was recently named one of the “Fastest Growing Companies” by the Corridor Business Journal and Top RIA Grower in the state of Iowa by Citywire RIA in 2022.

About Basepoint Tax & Accounting, LLC

Basepoint Tax & Accounting, LLC provides high-quality accounting, payroll, tax, and consulting services to individuals, small businesses, and non-profits to enhance their profitability and peace of mind while improving the lives of our team members. With an overall commitment to professionalism, responsiveness, and quality, our team of licensed CPAs provides our clients with the services they need to excel financially.

Basepoint Tax & Accounting, LLC is an affiliate company of Basepoint Wealth, LLC with offices in Cedar Rapids and Des Moines. Visit our website for more information:



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