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Rob Kane

Partner, CPA
608 240 2362

Rob Kane, partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has more than 25 years of experience in providing tax, audit and accounting services to manufacturing and distribution clients. Leveraging his experience, Rob assists clients with challenges and opportunities, generating new ideas and acting as a Valued Business Advisor. He specializes in tax planning, international tax strategies and special credits and refunds.  


  • Specializes in serving closely held businesses and their owners in all areas of taxation including proactive tax planning, international tax strategies (including IC-DISC), tax credits and refunds (including R&D), tax compliance and entity selection
  • Assists owners in improving profitability, reducing risk, building business value and planning for succession
  • Adds value to clients’ business strategies using research and development credits, fixed assets and cost segregation and state and local tax credits and refunds


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA)
  • International Traders of Iowa
  • Iowa Association of Business and Industry
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids
  • United Way of East Central Iowa
  • Leadership for Five Seasons – Class of 1999


University of Iowa (Iowa City)
Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting