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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.

New Data Protection Standards That Could Impact Higher Education Institutions

Did you know that most higher education institutions will be required to meet new data protection standards starting May 25, 2018? The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect institutions that recruit EU [...]

March 20th, 2018|Higher Education|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Qualified Business Income Deduction, Part 3

In the first two parts of this Tax Cuts and Jobs Act QBI deduction series, we discussed the computation of the deduction and the businesses and income that qualified for the deduction. In Part 3, [...]

March 15th, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact for Real Estate, Vol. 5

The fifth and final installment is somewhat of a smorgasbord of information that is relevant to the real estate industry, but not as tax law intensive as our previous installments. Like-kind exchanges [...]

March 12th, 2018|Real Estate, Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Best Bets 2017 Winners Announced

Business growth throughout Kentucky is critical to the continued expansion of Kentucky's economy and vital to job creation throughout the Commonwealth. In conjunction with The Lane Report, Dean Dorton is proud to recognize the [...]

March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Qualified Business Income Deduction, Part 2

In Part 1 of this Tax Cuts and Jobs Act QBI deduction series, we discussed the computation of the deduction and the limitations on the deduction based on wages, property, and taxable income. In Part [...]

March 7th, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact for Real Estate, Vol. 4

In our fourth installment, we will discuss the new expansion of the limitation on the deduction of interest expense. For tax periods beginning after December 31, 2017, the limitation has been expanded to include [...]

March 5th, 2018|Real Estate, Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Qualified Business Income Deduction Part 1

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes a new deduction for individual business owners who conduct their activities through a sole proprietorship, partnership, or S corporation. Trusts and estates are also eligible to claim [...]

February 28th, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact for Real Estate, Vol. 3

For the third installment of our series, we will discuss excess business losses and net operating losses for individual taxpayers. Previously, individuals offset business losses against all other income (subject to passive and basis [...]

February 24th, 2018|Real Estate, Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

IN PERSON: Jim Tencza — “We can help them make better decisions, better run their business”

See original article in Louisville Business First Jim Tencza said he didn’t come to Louisville to stay in Louisville. But after arriving here for college in the 1980s, he’s remained here and built an [...]

February 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact for Real Estate, Vol. 2

Previously, we discussed changes to and expansion of existing tax law. In this installment, we will be addressing tax law that is entirely new. As such, there are still areas that will require further [...]

February 21st, 2018|Real Estate, Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|