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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.

Tax Relief for Marginal Well Producers

Do you need to amend your income tax return? Article by Bert Layne, CPA, Manager of Tax Services Natural gas producers and investors in the Appalachian Basin have been disappointed for a number of years [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Energy & Natural Resources|

Talk is Over. Time for Action with New Revenue Recognition Standard

Have you recently attended an accounting update or read an article about the new revenue recognition accounting standard (ASU 2014-09) which is impacting companies in 2018-2020 depending on fiscal year end and public company status? [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Team Member Spotlight: Simon Keemer

Industry Team: Construction Years with Dean Dorton: 9 Years in Accounting Industry: 23 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: I like the teamwork and that everyone pulls together to complete tasks. I also appreciate our Human Resources department for [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Construction|

Equifax Data Breach

Are you one of 143 million people (the equivalent of approximately 1 in 2 Americans) who have potentially been impacted by the Equifax cyber breach? Equifax, one of three major credit reporting agencies, announced [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Technology|

Beware of a New Email Phishing Scheme

The Internal Revenue Service warned people to avoid a new phishing scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransomware scam to take computer data hostage. The IRS said: "The [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Tax, Technology|

Cultural Transformation: A Top Down Approach in Healthcare

By Justin Harris The culture of an organization is the by-product of every single employee’s daily routine. Research states that to develop a culture, whether it be positive or negative, takes at least five years. [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Healthcare|

FASB Clarifies Contributions Received and Made

On August 3, 2017, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an exposure draft of a proposed new Accounting Standards Update (ASU) titled Clarifying the Scope and the Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Contributions [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|Nonprofit & Government|

Team Member Spotlight: Jen Shah

Industry Team: Equine Years with Dean Dorton: 14.5 Years in Accounting Industry: 19 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: The ability to create your own career path within the firm. Biggest firm accomplishment: Continuing, along with my [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Equine, Uncategorized|

Estate Tax Portability Election: Simplified

Effective June 9, 2017, Revenue Procedure 2017-34 provides a simplified method whereby certain estates can obtain an extension of time to make an estate tax portability election. The simplified method is only available to estates [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Tax, Wealth & Estate|

Be Aware of Smishing

There seems to never be an end to the stream of new cyber threats being thrown at us and our user base. Most people are starting to be more aware of phishing scams, but are [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Technology|