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.

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|

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|