Our Firm

We combine years of experience with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. Our clients come back to us year after year because they know they are in good hands. We work to develop long-term relationships; whether your needs are simple or complex, we can help.  Our broad spectrum of accounting and tax services includes income tax preparation for individuals and businesses; tax planning; small business accounting/bookkeeping services; non-profit entities, and privately held companies.

Our People

Elaine C. Gotto, CPA, started her professional career in November 1986 with Olsen, Muhlbauer, Mahoney & Company.  She has over thirty-five years of public accounting experience, including tax, accounting, and auditing services.  Elaine is licensed as a CPA in Iowa and Nebraska.  She is also a member of the AICPA and Iowa Society of CPAs. Contact Me


Abby Macumber, Staff AccountantAbby joined Mahoney & Gotto Company in August 2019. Abby graduated from Bellevue with her B.A. in Accounting.  She is currently taking the CPA exam.  She comes to our firm with three years of experience in individual tax return preparation and bookkeeping services.  She is responsible for individual and business tax return preparation as well as general accounting and write-up work. Contact Me


Laurie Gee, Staff AssistantLaurie joined Mahoney & Gotto Company in February 1991 when the firm was Olsen, Muhlbauer, Mahoney & Company.  She started her career in certified public accounting with Ernst & Whinney in Phoenix, Arizona.  She has several years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting.  She is responsible for overseeing all 1099 and W-2 preparation and the final review of all individual and business returns, as well as numerous other duties. Contact Me


Lottie Krajicek, Office Manager, Lottie joined Mahoney & Gotto Company in May 2017.  She joined our staff with over 25 years of bookkeeping experience.  She is responsible for client bookkeeping and the preparation of payroll and sales tax returns.  She also performs the final checking of individual income tax returns prepared by staff members, as well as numerous other office duties. Contact Me


Betty Schmidt, Bookkeeper, Betty joined Mahoney & Gotto Company in November 2013.  She has over 25 years of experience in the bookkeeping industry.  She has been a bookkeeper for various businesses and was in the medical field as an insurance claims processor.  Her responsibilities consist of preparing 1099's and W-2, assembling tax returns, customer service, and various other duties during tax season. Contact Me


Joni Sle chta, BookkeeperJoni joined Mahoney & Gotto Company during the 2018 tax season as a part-time administrative assistant.  She has over 18 years of QuickBooks experience.  She performs basic office duties and assembles tax returns.  She is responsible for client bookkeeping and the preparation of payroll and sales taxes.  She helps to ensure accurate and timely processing of client questions and requests, along with various other tax season duties Contact Me


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Our History

Mahoney & Gotto Company is a local CPA firm located at 201 South 7th Street in Denison, Iowa, which has been providing quality tax, accounting, and auditing services in the area for over thirty years.  Our founder, Richard L. Mahoney CPA, started the Denison office of Olsen, Muhlbauer, Mahoney & Company in 1981.  In 1996, the practice of Richard L. Mahoney CPA was established with office locations in Denison and Carroll, Iowa.  In January 1999, a partnership between Richard L. Mahoney CPA and Elaine C. Gotto CPA was created, and the firm changed from Richard L. Mahoney CPA to Mahoney & Associates, LLP.  After the passing of Richard Mahoney in March 2007, the firm changed to Mahoney & Gotto Company.  The firm maintains its office location in Denison, Iowa. Back to the top

Our Credentials

The firm and all CPAs have complied with the registration and permit requirements necessary to engage in the practice of public accounting within the State of Iowa and/or the State of Nebraska. Our firm participates in the Peer Review program prescribed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Our firm was last reviewed in June 2021. Back to the top

Our Areas of Specialization

Our entire operation is rooted in a tradition of meeting the highest standards of accounting practices. From this foundation, we offer the following specialized services: year-end tax planning for individuals and businesses; consulting services for new business start-up and accounting software management, tax services for individuals, farmers, and businesses; compilation and review of financial statement preparation; and client accounting services including monthly bookkeeping as well as preparation of payroll and sales tax returns. Back to the top