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About deandorton

Dean Dorton is a leading Kentucky-based regional accounting firm with a storied history of serving the needs of the surrounding community. We blend innovative business thinking, attentive personal service and an unyielding commitment to accuracy, quality and timeliness providing world-class expertise to our clients.

2018 Manufacturing Risks and Opportunities

Here are the key risks and opportunities for 2018: Attracting and Retaining a Quality Workforce Productivity challenges exist when a manufacturer can’t retain a consistent workforce. Manufacturing companies today have a hard time [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Manufacturing & Distribution|

Electric Co-Operatives Forge Ahead

Here are the key risks and opportunities for 2018: Cybersecurity and Big Data Co-operatives can be proactive by implementing effective controls to prevent and detect cyber-crime. A successful cybersecurity campaign includes educating employees of [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Energy & Natural Resources, Uncategorized|

Third Party Vendor Management Programs

Does your company rely on multiple third party vendors to achieve maximum efficiency in its day-to-day operations? How would you rate your company's diligence in accepting and monitoring your third party vendors? Dean Dorton [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Update: Meltdown and Spectre

In an article released earlier this week, we highlighted the recent Meltown and Spectre threats. Much news has circulated in the last two days as security updates have been released, including information regarding possible [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2018 National Manufacturing Outlook and Insights

Results from Leading Edge Alliance's annual manufacturing outlook survey are in, and they indicate that manufacturers have increased optimism, are planning for potential, and seizing opportunity in 2018. More than 450 manufacturing executives participated [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Employee Benefits

What is Changing? Over the coming weeks, we will be sending out more details relating to the new tax law. Given the volume of changes, we will be releasing a more detailed review of [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Tax|

Should I Prepay My Property Tax?

We have received several calls this week about prepaying 2018 property tax by December 31, 2017 in light of the cap on deductibility of those taxes that will be in place for 2018. Kentucky does not have [...]

By | December 28th, 2017|Tax|

Tax-Exempt Implications of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

By Allison Carter, CPA The current bill for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed by President Trump on Friday, has several provisions impacting tax-exempt organizations. Below is a brief overview of [...]

By | December 28th, 2017|Tax|

Federal Tax Reform as of December 20, 2017 – Equine Industry Focus

By Jen Shah, CPA · Equine Industry Team Leader Federal tax reform is upon us and, while most provisions in the current bill are effective for calendar years beginning in 2018, there [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|Equine, Tax|

New Year, New Revenue Recognition Considerations

When do you recognize revenue from contracts with customers? What was once an easy question to answer is now one that will soon require a multi-step analysis. For private entities, Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-09 [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Construction|