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.

Are You Still Independent?

New ethics interpretation on data-hosting services By Jason Miller Are you currently providing a service that will soon impair your independence? Are you currently providing a service that will soon impair your [...]

April 20th, 2018|Technology, Uncategorized|

We’re a Best Place to Work for 14 Consecutive Years!

On Tuesday, 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 year’s winners. Nearly [...]

April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2018 Higher Education: Current Issues and Trends

Event Recap Friday, March 23 marked a day of dynamic discussions in the local and regional higher education industry at our fourth annual Higher Education Training Day: Current Issues and Trends. Topics throughout the [...]

April 19th, 2018|Higher Education|

Team Member Spotlight: Megan Herde Crane

Industry: Higher Education Years with Dean Dorton: 9 Years in Accounting Industry: 9 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: The wide range of skills, talents, and expertise of my colleagues; not a day goes by that I don’t [...]

April 13th, 2018|Higher Education|

No One Would Be Interested in My Data!

“No one would be interested in my data.” Nothing could be further from the truth! Announced in late March, the Department of Justice filed criminal charges and sanctions against nine Iranian hackers accused of compromising [...]

April 4th, 2018|data, Technology|

Kentucky General Assembly Passes Significant Changes to Kentucky’s Tax Code

After vigorous debate on the floors of both the Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives, on Monday, April 2, the General Assembly passed the Free Conference Committee Substitute for HB 366. The bill, which [...]

April 3rd, 2018|Tax|

The Need for Speed: Is Your Business’ Close Process a Headache?

By: Jason Miller Your business is succeeding and possibly growing, with more customers and increasing revenue streams. Congratulations! Life is good. Or is it? A recent Aberdeen study found that 64 [...]

April 2nd, 2018|Technology|

Safeguarding Data: Are You Really Prepared for a Cyberattack?

By: Jason Miller “Cybersecurity” has become a buzzword over the last couple of years, especially with more cybersecurity attacks against large companies or corporations that are recognizable by name, but have you [...]

April 2nd, 2018|Technology|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: 21% Federal Corporate Tax Rate Impact on Business Value

Stock market analysts and commentators have credited the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with boosting market prices during late 2017 and early 2018. As we have discussed in previous articles, the tax code reform [...]

April 1st, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Dean Dorton Named Top Firm in Southeast and Firm to Watch by Accounting Today

Dean Dorton was recently named as a Top Firm in the Southeast again along with being named to the "Beyond the Top 100: Firms to Watch" list by Accounting Today. "It's an exciting time at [...]

March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|