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Keith Habel, CPAPartner


As a general services partner, Keith advises clients on optimizing their financial and tax strategy. He has a wide variety of experience in audit, tax and accounting allowing him to provide a comprehensive advisory experience to his clients. As one of the original founders of the HK state and local tax (SALT) department, Keith uses his deep and diverse knowledge of tax law to develop solutions for his clients’ unique needs. He joined HK in 2002.


State and local tax (SALT); IRS and state tax representation; and multi-state tax planning and consulting

Education & credentials

B.A. in accounting, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA)

Community involvement

ISCPA Tax Committee Member
Opening Doors (Maria House and Teresa Shelter), Finance Committee Member

Family life & hobbies

Keith and his wife, Erin, have two sons, Max and Bennett, and he enjoys running half marathons.

Speaking engagements
  • HK Alliance Forum | 2018 |  Year-end Tax Planning in the Era of the TCJA & SALT Changes
  • HK Alliance Forum |  2013 | How to Establish a SALT Practice at Your CPA Firm
Thought leadership
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