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For twenty years, Anderson, Lower, Whitlow, P.C. has been providing quality, personalized professional services to individuals and closely held businesses. Anderson, Lower, Whitlow, P.C.'s expertise ranges from tax compliance and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits of financial statements, business tax, and financial planning.

Our partners' experience, quality service, and professional reputation distinguish us from other accounting firms. These attributes ensure our ability to meet our clients' changing needs.

Our commitment to excellence is evidenced by the selection of our staff, extensive research capabilities, and our commitment to continuing professional education programs. By combining national seminars hosted by leading authorities with local training sponsored by community leaders, we remain abreast of emerging issues that can affect our clients. Our commitment to excellence serves one purpose: to provide timely, relevant and proactive service to our clients.

Partners

 
 

BARRY L. ANDERSON

BLA@alwpc.com
 

Barry is a partner with Anderson, Lower, Whitlow, P.C. and has over thirty-five years of public accounting experience. Prior to employment at Anderson, Lower, Whitlow, P.C., he was employed at KPMG Peat Marwick for over seventeen years.

Barry has a broad and diverse audit background and has had extensive experience in audits of both public and private organizations including: manufacturing, contractors, healthcare, not-for-profit, insurance, utilities, real estate and employee benefit plans. He also served as a national accounting and auditing instructor for various audit courses while at KPMG Peat Marwick. He has extensive experience in providing audit and accounting services, business and individual tax services and general business counseling.

Barry is a Certified Public Accountant and a 1973 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor's degree in accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Barry is currently serving as President and elected Board member (seventh term) of the Bettendorf Community School District and previously served as Treasurer of the Bettendorf Community School District. He also serves as a Board member of the Scott County Regional Authority and the Vera French Foundation. He is a past chairman of the finance committee of St. Paul Lutheran Church and has served on various committees of the Bettendorf Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of the Quad Cities.

 

 

JOHN R. HUBER

jhuber@alwpc.com

 

John is a partner with Anderson, Lower, Whitlow, P.C. and has over twenty years of public accounting experience. John began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick in Davenport, Iowa. When the Peat Marwick Davenport office was acquired by McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, John joined the McGladrey & Pullen, LLP in their Waterloo office. John returned to the Quad City area where he worked for fourteen years with the firm of Carpentier Mitchell Goddard & Co., the last four years as partner before joining Anderson, Lower, Whitlow, P.C.

John has spent the majority of his time concentrating his efforts on family owned businesses. His clients have ranged in revenue from less than a half million to over a quarter billion. John has a considerable experience in the audit field. His clientele is mostly in the for profit services where he has concentrated on the construction, manufacturing and service fields. John also does extensive tax planning with his clients.

John is a certified public accountant and a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. He is licensed to practice in both Illinois and Iowa and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

 

DONALD C. LOWER

dclower@alwpc.com

 

Don is a partner with Anderson, Lower, Whitlow, P.C. with over twenty-five years of public accounting experience. His accounting career includes working with professionals and clients at both the local and national accounting firm levels.

Don specializes in tax and accounting services, working with individuals and closely held businesses. His industry specialization includes manufacturing, retail, real estate development, distribution, healthcare and service companies, as well as tax-exempt organizations. Don works closely with business owners in these industries assessing business operations, securing financing arrangements and analyzing financial information. His tax experience encompasses personal/corporate income, state sales/use and estate/gift tax planning. In addition, Don works with families and businesses in developing succession planning strategies, including transfers to the next generation or structuring the sale of the company.

Don is a Certified Public Accountant and a 1985 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor's degree in accounting. He is licensed to practice in Iowa and Illinois and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Institute of Management Accountants. Don is active in the community, having served on tax exempt organization boards for the Friendly House and Bettendorf Optimist Club.

 

 

TODD J. WHITLOW

twhitlow@alwpc.com

 

Todd is a partner with Anderson, Lower, Whitlow, P.C. and has over twenty three years of public accounting experience. Prior to his employment at Anderson, Lower, Whitlow, P.C., he was employed by KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP for three years. In May of 1991, McGladrey & Pullen, LLP acquired the Davenport practice from KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP and Todd was with the McGladrey & Pullen, LLP office for eight years.

Todd has extensive experience in tax planning for financial institutions, construction companies, Subchapter S Corporations, and closely held business. In addition, he is experienced in personal income taxes and estate gift tax planning for high net worth individuals.

Todd is a Certified Public Accountant and a 1988 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor's degree in accounting. He is licensed to practice in both Iowa and Illinois and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA). He is a member of Quad City Estate Planning Council and is currently the Treasurer for the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Society and St. Matthew Lutheran Church.

 

  • Anderson, Lower, Whitlow, P.C.
  • 1805 State Street
  • Suite 201
  • Bettendorf, IA 52722
  • Telephone: (563) 359-4757
  • Fax: (563) 359-5089

News

Tax Notes podcast features an interview with the National Taxpayer Advocate

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TAS Tax Tip: Payment and Penalty Relief Options

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NTA Blog: Expanding Pay-As-You-Earn Tax Collection Could Bring Significant Benefits

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TAS Tax Tip: Correcting tax returns, if you made a mistake or forgot to file

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NTA Blog: The IRS Should Redesign Its Notices Using Psychological, Cognitive, and Behavioral Science Insights to Protect Taxpayer Rights, Enhance Taxpayer Understanding, and Reduce Taxpayer Burden

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from the National Taxpayer Advocate can be found at w...

TAS Tax Tip: Filing, Requesting an Extension of Time to File and Payment Options

The tax return filing deadline is almost here. Have you filed yet? The filing deadline to submit 2018 tax returns is Monday, April 15, 2019 for most taxpayers. Because of the Patriots’ Day ho...

NTA Blog: IRS Efforts to Improve the EITC Improper Payment Rate Harm Taxpayers While Overlooking the Roles of Taxpayer Education and Paid Tax Preparers

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from the National Taxpayer Advocate can be found at w...

TAS Tax Tip: It’s Always a Good time to Check Your Tax Withholding

Finished with your 2018 tax return? If you are, and even if you are not, now might be a good time to check your tax withholding amount for this year, 2019, by doing a paycheck check-up now so ...