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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.

ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines and Changes

Attention all coders, especially in the dermatology, cardiology, and OBGYN fields. Please see the following 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guideline and Coding Changes: 1. Guideline I.B.19 was added after the initial publication of the 2017 ICD-10-CM:Code [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Healthcare|

Do You Need to File a 2016 Gift Tax Return by April 18?

Last year you may have made significant gifts to your children, grandchildren or other heirs as part of your estate planning strategy. Or perhaps you just wanted to provide loved ones with some helpful financial [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Tax|

The “Manufacturers’ Deduction” Isn’t Just for Manufacturers

The Section 199 deduction is intended to encourage domestic manufacturing. In fact, it’s often referred to as the “manufacturers’ deduction.” But this potentially valuable tax break can be used by many other types of businesses [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Manufacturing & Distribution, Tax|

Team Member Spotlight: Danielle Adair

Service Group: Tax Years with Dean Dorton: 12 Years in Accounting Industry: 12 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: As a working mother, I appreciate that Dean Dorton has allowed me the flexibility to continue to progress in [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Tax|

What You Need to Know About the Tax Treatment of ISOs

Incentive stock options (ISOs) allow you to buy company stock in the future at a fixed price equal to or greater than the stock’s fair market value on the grant date. If the stock appreciates, [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Tax|

QuickBooks Scam

It’s no secret that scammers are continuously looking for new ways to reinvent common scams, especially when it comes to phishing emails. Phishing emails are meant to look real, but trick you into clicking [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Business Buy-Sell Agreements

This is the time of year when many business owners are planning for the new year, evaluating last year’s performance and goal setting. Many will prepare a budget or business plan, review their year-end financial [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Tax, Uncategorized|

The Investment Interest Expense Deduction: Less Beneficial Than You Might Think

Investment interest — interest on debt used to buy assets held for investment, such as margin debt used to buy securities — generally is deductible for both regular tax and alternative minimum tax purposes. But [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Tax|

Deduction for State and Local Sales Tax Benefits Some, But Not All, Taxpayers

The break allowing taxpayers to take an itemized deduction for state and local sales taxes in lieu of state and local income taxes was made “permanent” a little over a year ago. This break can [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Tax|

Have You Responded to the DOE’s Warnings About Cybersecurity?

The United States Department of Education (DOE) has sent friendly notices for two years in a row reminding colleges and universities of their requirement to comply with the strict guidelines for protecting student financial [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Higher Education, Technology|