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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.

House and Senate Tax Bills Have Passed the First Hurdle

On November 16, 2017, the Republican-led House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in a 227-205 vote. The Republican-led Senate passed their own version of tax reform on December 2, 2017 by [...]

December 6th, 2017|Tax|

Jim Tencza is Named New Louisville Market Leader

Dean Dorton has named Jim Tencza as Louisville Market Leader, effective October 1. In this role, Jim will direct the strategy and operations of Dean Dorton’s Louisville office. Jim will succeed Gwen Tilton who [...]

December 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Team Member Spotlight: Mike Harbold

Focus Area: State and local tax Years with Dean Dorton: 10 Years in Accounting Industry: 24 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: Walking into an empty Louisville office 10 years ago (when we grew into the Louisville market) [...]

November 29th, 2017|Tax, Uncategorized|

Employee Corruption Fraud…

...What's the Big Deal? Issued by AICPA FLS Fraud Task Force Lead Author: Elizabeth Woodward, CPA/CFF Corruption is defined as “dishonest or illegal behavior, especially by powerful people such as government officials or police [...]

November 9th, 2017|Forensic Accounting|

Identifying Revenue Leaks Within the Medical Practice

In an era where reimbursement is shifting towards quality care and patient outcomes, it is necessary for medical practice executives to take a fresh look at their business processes to ensure potential collections are [...]

October 23rd, 2017|Healthcare|

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 [...]

October 18th, 2017|Energy & Natural Resources|

2018 ICD-10-CM Code Changes Effective October 1, 2017

There are 360 new, 226 revised, and 142 deleted ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes finalized for fiscal 2018 taking effect October 1, 2017. Here are highlights of the coding changes in chapter order. Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic [...]

October 12th, 2017|Healthcare|

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? [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

September 8th, 2017|Technology|