Philip Goldsmith, CPA, JD -

Philip Goldsmith joined Denman & Company in 2018 serving as our Director of Tax Services. He has several years of senior level experience in domestic and international tax law. He is skilled at identifying business and tax implications of a wide variety of transactions and implementing strategic planning to minimize the tax consequences. He provides tax and financial analysis to assist with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other business transactions including formation and structuring of new entities. He provides expertise in corporate, partnership, individual and fiduciary taxation and estate and family tax planning. He has also represented companies and individuals before the IRS and state tax authorities.


  • JD, University of Iowa College of Law
  • BBA in Accounting, University of Iowa College of Business Administration


  • Member, American Institute of CPAs
  • Member, Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Iowa Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Des Moines Estate Planning Group

Community Involvement

  • Involved with and served on the board of several community, religious and youth organizations

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