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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.

Excess Interest Regulation for Colleges and Universities

In the October 2015 provisions from the Department of Education’s (DOE) Program Integrity and Improvement Final Regulations, an institution must maintain their Title IV in an interest-bearing account, unless any the following apply: The [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Details of 2017 Higher Education Training Day

We had an excellent day of collaboration and learning at our Higher Education: Current Issues and Trends event held at Northern Kentucky University on March 23, 2017. Topics throughout the day covered everything from [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Higher Education|

Trump’s Tax Reform Proposal

On Wednesday, April 26, the White House issued a single page of double-spaced bullet points outlining President Trump’s tax proposals. These proposals undoubtedly will be worked-over by Congress in coming weeks and months, so perhaps [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Nonprofit & Government, Tax|

Dean Dorton Named 4th Best Place to Work in Kentucky

Last night, the annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky awards ceremony was held at the Lexington Convention Center, where the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management announced this [...]

Optimism and Change in Manufacturing

About 200 members of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) joined together at the spring 2017 board meeting to get an update on issues affecting the industry from representatives of NAM leadership, the new [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Manufacturing & Distribution|

Team Member Spotlight: Jim Tencza

Service Area: Internal Audit Years with Dean Dorton: 8 Years in Accounting Industry: 27 years in public accounting, with the last 14 years having a significant focus on internal controls and internal auditing Favorite thing about [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Individual Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for the Remainder of 2017

While April 15 (April 18 this year) is the main tax deadline on most individual taxpayers’ minds, there are others through the rest of the year that are important to be aware of. To help [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Tax|

Higher Education Issues and Challenges with Practical Solutions: Session Recap

We had an excellent day of collaboration and learning at our third annual Higher Education: Current Issues and Trends event held at Northern Kentucky University on March 23, 2017. During the event, we had [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Higher Education|

A Timely Postmark on Your Tax Return May Not Be Enough to Avoid Late-Filing Penalties

Because of a weekend and a Washington, D.C., holiday, the 2016 tax return filing deadline for individual taxpayers is Tuesday, April 18. The IRS considers a paper return that’s due April 18 to be timely [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Tax|

Saving Tax With Home-Related Deductions and Exclusions

Currently, home ownership comes with many tax-saving opportunities. Consider both deductions and exclusions when you’re filing your 2016 return and tax planning for 2017: Property tax deduction. Property tax is generally fully deductible — unless [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Tax|